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John Kitt (1822 - 1888)

John Kitt
Born in Shirley Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 65 in Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Oct 2009
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Listed as John Hitt in the 1850 Census.[1]

He had lived in Illinois before coming to Iowa. He is found in the 1870 Census in Penn Township, Madison, Iowa.

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
John Kitt Male 47 Pennsylvania
Eliza Kitt Female 45 Pennsylvania
Mary Kitt Female 21 Illinois
George Kitt Male 19 Illinois
Sarah Kitt Female 7 Illinois
Livey Kitt Female 4 Illinois
Frank Kitt Male 10 Illinois


Father of Fred Kitt, b 1848.[3]


  1. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 April 2020), John Hitt, Vermont, Fulton, Illinois, United States; citing family 265, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 March 2020), John Kitt, 1870.
  3. "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 September 2017), John Kitt in entry for Fred Kitt and Mollie Clark, 03 Jul 1882, Adair, Iowa, United States; citing reference , county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,034,815.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 August 2017), John Ritt, Penn, Madison, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district ED 108, sheet 9A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,353.
  • "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992," database, FamilySearch ( : 12 March 2018), John Kitt, 16 Apr 1888; citing Death, Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United States, page 145, offices of county clerk from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,028,195.
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 05 October 2019), memorial page for John Kitt (15 May 1822–16 Apr 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14409232, citing Penn Center Cemetery, Earlham, Madison County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by 46620252 (contributor 46620252).

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