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Mary Turner Pitchford
Born Aug 28, 1819 Warren Co. NC
Died Mar 13, 1889 NC

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Father
Mother
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Charles Jackson Egerton

m. Dec 12, 1835
b. Jun 11, 1816
Warren Co. NC
d. May 26, 1880
Warren Co. NC
Charles

b. 1837
NC

Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie"

b. Mar 7, 1842
Franklin Co. NC
d. Apr 4, 1931
Wilson NC
Rufus Turner

b. 1843
NC
d. 1862
Sydney G.

b. 1846
NC
d. 1862
Hugh Davis

b. 1849
Warren Co. NC
d. 1931
Laurel NC
Mary Ida (Minnie)

b. 1850?
NC

Frank Nicholas

b. 1853
NC
d. 1924
Annie

b. 1854?
NC
d. 1855?
William R

b. 1855
NC
d. 1885
Robert Zollicoffer

b. 1863
NC
d. 1915
Charles was called Jackson by family.
Mary was educated at the White House School, (See History), a boarding school for girls in Shocco Springs several miles south of the Pitchford Place.
The farm of Charles and Mary was named Horseshoe Bend, also referred to as the Egerton Place.
It was located on the Tar River, 4 miles south of Louisburg, Franklin Co. NC, according to an excerpt from
History of the Descendants of Peter Davis 1752 - 1952 edited by Lula Hunter Skillman.
Sons Rufus and Sydney were both Confederate soldiers who died of typhoid fever in 1862. Rufus died after a long walk from the battlefield. They are both buried at the old Egerton Place.
Daughter Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Egerton.
Daughter Mary (Minnie) married Dr. Benjamin Franklin Whiteside, who delivered Rose Martin at home in 1898 in Hickory NC.
Charles Jackson and Mary are buried in the family plot at the old Egerton Place.
His stone bears the following inscription:
A better father never lived. A devoted christian, and zealous member of the Baptist Church
On Mary's stone are the words:
Her children will rise up and call her blessed
Sources:
Baker, Blanche Wilmot Egerton, comp., "Egerton Ancestry", Roxboro NC, 1946.
Eaton, L. Claud, Jr., Our Tree, Alston... Blount...Davis...Pitchford...& related families, publ. by author, Vallejo, Ca., 1993.
Holcomb, Brent Howard, comp., Warren County Marriages, p. 55.
Holloway, Rose Martin, personal scrapbook, in possession of George Martin Holloway.
DAR #149156, v.164, pp 309-310.