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Catherine Fite

Catherine Fite (I35504)

Female 1754 - 1845  (90 years)

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  • Name Catherine Fite  [1
    Relationshipwith Albert Leopold Vitter
    Birth 27 Sep 1754  Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Death 1845  Lincoln, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Burial New Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I35504  Vitter-Weaver Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2023 

    Family Mathew Armstrong,   b. 1762   d. 21 Jun 1838 (Age 76 years) 
    Marriage 21 Nov 1831  Lincoln, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F26879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2023 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 27 Sep 1754 - Essex, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 21 Nov 1831 - Lincoln, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1845 - Lincoln, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - New Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1251] Find A Grave, Catherine Fite Packer Titman Armstrong.
      Daughter of John Fite and Catherine Elizabeth Cunningham Fite of Oxford, Sussex County, NJ.

      Catherine is listed in her father's Will dated 23 Jun 1784 in Sussex County NJ.

      First marriage to Pvt. John Titman in 1774 in Greenwich, Sussex County NJ..

      There were parents of at least 3 children:
      Mary "Polly" 1775-1844
      Anthony 1782-1849
      Peter 1783-1840

      The Titman family moved to Lincoln County NC about about 1800 with several of Catherine's siblings and their families. Some of her siblings then moved on to Tennessee and several stayed in Lincoln County NC.
      Titman died in 1830.

      Second marriage to widower Matthew Armstrong on 21 Nov 1831 in Lincoln County NC.
      She was age 77 and he was age 69 when they married and they had no children together.

      Armstrong died in 1838.

      Catherine is last listed in the 1840 Census in Lincoln County NC as head of household.
      The 1840 US Census shows one male age 15-19 and one female age 20-29 living with her as well as 5 slaves. Unable to verify whether the 2 free persons are relatives or hired employees.

      Reference: The Fite Family in the United States by Elizabeth Mitchel Stephenson Fite, 1907, NYC

      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/204833082/catherine-packer_titman_armstrong



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