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John Calvin DeWitt
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Birth: May, 1848
Death: 1930
Jackson County
West Virginia, USA

John was the son of John DeWitt (1823-Oct 1849) and Mary Romaine (1825-Oct 1848) who both died soon after his birth.

As a result, John lived with his grandparents (Thomas DeWitt (1791-1879) and Magdalene Buffington (1797-1886).

He had three siblings:
1) Julia Ann (1843-1843),
2) James Dallas (1845-1920), and
3) Virginia (Lagrange) (1846-Aft 1927).

He lived with brother James in the homestead near Muses Bottom, Jackson Co, WV his entire life as far as census records reveal. The only other male DeWitt descendant who lived in WV longer was Wade DeWitt (who died in 1960), who was a son of Theodore, a grandson of Alexander, and a great grandson of Thomas Dewitt.

Apparently, John Calvin Dewitt never married.

In 1924 John C. DeWitt & J. D. DeWitt sold 167.5 acres to J. O. Boggs 167.5 acres, all the remaining land except the graveyard. [Jackson, 102-109]

There does not seem to be a grave marker for him or his brother Dallas. However they are listed as buried here according to various Jackson Co, WV records.

Other surviving male DeWitts lived in Missouri, Michigan and California.

Why am I interested in males? Because we are searching of Y chromosome DNA donors for the Dewitt DNA project.

We love our female descendants but none of them carried Y chromosome DNA.
Family links: 
  John DeWitt (1823 - 1849)
  Mary Ann Romaine DeWitt (1825 - 1848)
  Julia Ann DeWitt (1843 - 1843)*
  James Dallas DeWitt (1844 - 1920)*
  Virginia M DeWitt De La Grange (1847 - 1919)*
  John Calvin DeWitt (1848 - 1930)
*Calculated relationship
DeWitt Cemetery
Jackson County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Don DeWitt
Record added: Apr 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35719901
John Calvin DeWitt
Added by: Don DeWitt
John Calvin DeWitt
Added by: Don DeWitt
John Calvin DeWitt
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