Mary Turner Pitchford
Born ?Aug 28, 1812 Warren Co. NC
Died Mar 13, 1889 NC

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Charles Jackson Egerton

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

b. 1837

Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie"

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

b. 1843
d. 1862
Sydney G.

b. 1846
d. 1862
Hugh Davis

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

b. 1850?

Frank Nicholas

b. Apr 11, 1853
Franklin Co. NC
d. Aug 20, 1924
Louisburg, Franklin Co. NC

b. 1854?
d. 1855?
William R

b. 1855

Robert Zollicoffer

b. 1863
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.
Franklin Co. NC was formed in 1779 out of the southern half of Bute Co.
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.
In the 1870 Census for Franklin Co. NC, Louisburg Twp, page 596A (line 25), the household of "Charles Egerton", age 54, had four children males and two domestic servants, besides his wife Mary, age 57:
Hugh, age 21, Farmer,
Mary, age 18, "No Occupation",
William, age 14, "At School",
and Robert, age 6.
Daughter Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Egerton.
Daughter Mary (Minnie) married Dr. Benjamin Franklin Whiteside, who delivered Rose Martin at home in 1898 in Hickory NC.
Son Frank married Pattie Davis (1852-1915) on Nov 21, 1877 and had 10 children, including Blanche Wilmot Egerton Baker, compiler of the Egerton Ancestry. Photo of young Blanche.
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
Baker, Blanche Egerton, comp., "Egerton Ancestry," Roxboro, NC, 1946, transcribed by Lisabeth M. Holloway in 1969 from material then in possession of Rose G. Martin Holloway.
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.
U.S. 1870 Census, Franklin Co. NC, Louisburg Township, enum. VIII-11-1870, roll M593_1157, p. 596A,,