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Edwin Toliver Pitts
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1851
Death: Apr. 7, 1890

E. T. Pitts is Edwin Toliver Pitts.
Son of Henry W. Pitts (1829-1911) and Sarah Camilla Bean Pitts (1831-?)

Husband of M. J. Pitts.
M.J. is Minerva Jane Hopkins Pitts Cooksey. Daughter of Moses B. Hopkins (1838-1881) and Elizabeth A. Barker Hopkins (1840-1875). Minvera's second husband was Charley Cooksey. Her burial place is unknown at this time.

Edwin Toliver & Minerva Jane were married before 1878; they were the parents of:
son Charlie Pitts died before 1900
daughters:
Edna Tallulah Pitts Barker (1878-1900)
Willie Pitts Barker (1882-1954)
Allie Pitts Whittle Murphy (1889-1932)

Edwin's son-Charlie & daughter-Edna are suppose to be buried next to their Father.

According to the book, "Old Timers of Hunt Co., Texas" by C. W. Goff, in the section titled, "Old Timers In a Bunch," pg. 23 & 24, it states some like this: Policeman Pitts-husband to Martha J. Hopkins, was killed in a bar fight by someone named Davis. A copy of this book is located in the Grand Prairie Texas public library 
 
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 Children:
  Willie Allen Pitts Barker (1882 - 1954)*
  Allie M Pitts Murphy (1890 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Mount Cemetery
Greenville
Hunt County
Texas, USA
Plot: section 15, row 21
 
Maintained by: P. Lewis Barker
Originally Created by: HuntCoTx
Record added: Oct 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30439485
Edwin Toliver Pitts
Added by: W. Loy Frisk Simmons
 
Edwin Toliver Pitts
Added by: HuntCoTx
 
Edwin Toliver Pitts
Added by: HuntCoTx
 
 
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So you were a policeman in Greenville & killed in a saloon row by a man named Davis. Do you know how long I have been looking for you Toliver!
- P. Lewis Barker
 Added: Jun. 22, 2011
 
 
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