Bluford Fite

about 1837–21 July 1862 (Age 25)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Bluford

When Bluford Fite was born about 1837, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, his father, Moses Fite, was 40 and his mother, Rebecca Avant, was 37. He lived in Manchester Township, Dallas, Arkansas, United States in 1850. He died on 21 July 1862, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 25.

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Family Time Line

Moses Fite
1797–1874
Rebecca Avant
1800–1863
Sarah C. Fite
1822–1907
Andrew Jackson Fite
1824–1888
Bluford Fite
1837–1862
Abner Fite
1841–1907
Margaret Peggy Fite
1843–
David M. Fite
1824–1896
Paralee Elizabeth Fite
1831–1918
Benjamin Cross Fite
1835–1920
Henry C Fite
1839–1857
Thomas Jackson Fite
1839–1919
Lemuel Moses Fite
1846–1929

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (4)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 9

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1861

Age 24

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Veit .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Bluford Fite in household of Moses Fite, "United States Census, 1850"

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