Isaac Henry Pittman Jr

Troup, Georgia, United States

The Life of Isaac Henry

When Isaac Henry Pittman Jr was born in 1848, in Troup, Georgia, United States, his father, Isaac Henry Pitman, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ann Waits, was 32. He married Mary Kirk on 29 March 1861, in Bartow, Georgia, United States.

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Isaac Henry Pittman Jr
Mary Kirk
Marriage: 29 March 1861

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29 March 1861
Bartow, Georgia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 13

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 33

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow ( see Pitt ).2 German (Pittmann): probably from a compound personal name formed with Pitt, a short form of Peter + Mann ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Pitman in household of Isaac Pitman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Pitman, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Henry Pitman, "Georgia, Marriages, 1808-1967"

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