Milly Pitts

1797–1869 (Age 72)
Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Milly

When Milly Pitts was born in 1797, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Pitts, was 41 and her mother, Martha Barbee, was 39. She married Robert Boaz Gordon in November 1819, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lick Mountain, Conway, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Lick Mountain Township, Conway, Arkansas, United States in 1860. She died in 1869, in Conway, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Grandview, Conway, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Boaz Gordon
1800–1853
Milly Pitts
1797–1869
Marriage: November 1819
Infant
1820–
Angeline Gordon
1821–1900
Alexander Gordon
1822–1864
Elzanna Gordon
1824–1861
Elvira Gordon
1827–1858
Eisora Gordon
1832–1900
Joseph Pitts Gordon
1833–1896
Jane Gordon
1835–
Jonathan James "John" Gordon
1837–1861
Missouri Gordon
1839–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
November 1819
Robertson, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

    Infant

    Male1820–Male

    Angeline Gordon

    Female1821–1900Female

    Alexander Gordon

    Male1822–1864Male

    Elzanna Gordon

    Female1824–1861Female

    Elvira Gordon

    Female1827–1858Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 2

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Pitt .2 Americanized spelling of German Pitz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Milley Gordon in household of Jas P Gordon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Milly Gordon in household of R B Gordon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Milly Gordon, "Find A Grave Index"

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