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Sterling Pitchford
Born 1780 Amelia Co. VA
Died Aug, 1822 Smith Creek District, Warren Co. NC

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SPOUSE CHILDREN
Elizabeth (Betsey) Davis

m. Sep 4, 1809
Warren Co. NC
b. Jul 8, 1789
Warren Co. NC
d. Mar 5, 1873
Warren Co. NC
Wesley B.

b. 1807
Warren Co. NC

Thomas Jefferson

b. Jun 13, 1810
Warren Co. NC
d. Nov 23, 1883
Warren Co. NC
Rebecca (Becky)

b. Feb 23, 1812
Wake Co. NC
d. May 12, 1900
Louisburg, Franklin Co. NC
Polly Stephens

b. Feb 10, 1814
Warren Co. NC
d. Feb 28, 1814
Warren Co. NC
Nancy Dawson

b. Jul 23, 1815
Warren Co. NC
d. 1899
Warren Co. NC
George Anderson

b. Jun 7, 1817

d. Nov 25, 1821
Mary Turner

b. Aug 28, 1819
Warren Co. NC
d. Mar 13, 1889
NC
The land that Sterling and Betsey built their home on was left to her by Matthew Davis, her father. It is referred to as the Pitchford Place. It was located in the Smith Creek District in northwest Warren County NC, and is described in an excerpt from History of the Descendants of Peter Davis 1752 - 1952 edited by Lula Hunter Skillman.
North Carolina Counties at beginning of 1800.
Daughters Mary, Nancy and Rebecca were educated at the White House School, (See History), a boarding school for girls in Shocco Springs several miles south of the Pitchford Place.
Son Thomas graduated from University of North Carolina in 1831 and from
University of Pennsylvania with a Degree in Medicine in 1834.
Sources:
Baker, Blanche Egerton, comp., "Egerton Ancestry," Roxboro, NC, 1946, transcribed 1969 by great-granddaughter of Wilmot Evans Egerton.
Corbitt, D. L., The formation of the N.C. counties, 1663-1943, Dept. Arch. & Hist, Raleigh NC, 1950, 323pp.
Eaton, L. Claud, Jr., compiler, Cheatham - Pitchford family history, Vallejo CA, 1993.
Eaton, L. Claud, Jr., Our Tree, Alston... Blount...Davis...Pitchford...& related families, publ. by author, Vallejo, CA, 1993.
Skillman, Lula Hunter, ed., History of the Descendants of Peter Davis 1752 - 1952, 4th ed., Atlanta GA, 1964.
US Census, 1850, Warren Co., NC, Warren District (entry #756).