Age on Tombstone is incorrect. Maybe his 2nd wife did not know his correct age. He was 88 years old
Julius Franklin Kittle arrived in Texas in 1850. I think he went by the name Frank. He was a junior and born in New York, but came from Michigan. Both of his brothers served for the Union in the Civil War. One was killed at Malvern Hill. So it was literally brother against brother. So sad.
VETERAN: American Civil War Texas Cavalry Julius served in Company A, 8th (Taylor's) Battalion Texas Cavalry (Taylor's Battalion Mounted Rifled) during the Civil War. He enrolled and mustered in at Camp Jackson on 19 Sep 1861.
Family lore said he was a school teacher. Census reports listed him as a farmer.
They had one son, Julius Jesse b 1870 who it was said moved to Columbia, South America. Nothing further known of him. Bio: by Virginia Lee Young