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Martha Catherine (Byrd) DeWitt (1840 - 1900)

Martha Catherine "Mattie" DeWitt formerly Byrd
Born in Darlington, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 59 in De Soto, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Martha was born in 1840. She was the daughter of Evander Byrd and Elizabeth Mason

She married John Dargon DeWitt (1840-1908)

Their children included:

  1. Samuel E DeWitt (1866-1904)
  2. Adlena (DeWitt) Scott (1869-1949)
  3. John Alexander DeWitt (1871-1964)
  4. Elizabet J (DeWitt) Williamson (1872-)
  5. Sallie Eliza (DeWitt) Scott (1873-1959)
  6. Thomas Allen DeWitt (1877-1894)
  7. Morgan DeWitt (1880-1915)

Martha passed away in 1900.


  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 December 2020), Martha C Bird in household of Evander Bird, Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2022), John D. Dewitt, De Soto, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .

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