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Capt John Whitley Litton, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1775
Washington County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1853
Elk Garden
Russell County
Virginia, USA

Established Litton Hill, a large brick house, and estate in the Elk Garden 1826.

Family raised cattle, race horses, tobacco, cotton.

Location of Litton Hill Cemetery: Box 445 Rt. 1, Elk Garden.

Donated land for what is now the Elk Garden United Methodist Church.

1780 Taken prisoner of war with parents and siblings from Paris, KY to Detroit and Montreal.

War of 1812:

LITTEN, JOHN. BRADLEYS REGIMENT, VA MILITIA, PRIVATE

List of descendants available online @ Lytton Study Group
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Soloman Caleb Litton (1751 - 1843)
  Martha Dunkin Litton (1756 - 1821)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Pearl Fullen Litton (1771 - 1843)
 
 Children:
  Solomon Caleb Litton (1803 - 1842)*
  John Whitley Litton (1806 - 1850)*
  James Fullen Litton (1818 - 1881)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Whitley Litton (1775 - 1853)
  Burton Caleb Litton (1780 - 1852)*
  Soloman Caleb Litton (1783 - 1862)*
  Hiram Frankin Litton (1787 - 1852)*
  Mary Jane Litton Long (1792 - 1860)*
  Alexander Duncan Litton (1795 - 1884)*
  Virginia Lee Litton (1802 - 1803)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Caution! Photos were not widely available until AFTER 1854. If this is a photo of a portrait, OK. If not, it may be a hoax.
 
Burial:
Litton Hill Cemetery
Elk Garden
Russell County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Bonnie Schermer
Record added: Dec 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82720930
Capt John Whitley Litton, Sr
Added by: Bonnie Schermer
 
 
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- Linda Billington Stewart
 Added: Sep. 4, 2017
For my 3rd Great Grand Uncle. Peace.
- Bonnie Schermer
 Added: Aug. 19, 2015
My 2nd cousin 7x removed
- Alisa James (Helton)
 Added: May. 28, 2015
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