Katherine "Kitty" Astin

1776–1840 (Age 64)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Katherine "Kitty"

When Katherine "Kitty" Astin was born about 1776, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, William Astin, was 54 and her mother, Mary Elliott, was 43. She married William Taliferro Carter on 7 November 1799, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died after 1840, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

William Taliferro Carter
Katherine "Kitty" Astin
Marriage: 7 November 1799
Thomas Carter
Philip Carter
Rachael Carter

Spouse and Children

7 November 1799
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States


    Thomas Carter



    Rachael Carter


Parents and Siblings

    William Astin


    Mary Elliott




+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 4

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 18

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: from a reduced form of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Asketin, a diminutive of Old Norse Ásketill, composed of the elements áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’ ( see Haskell , Askin ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Kitty Astin, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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