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Amanda Cornelia Whitman Kluttz
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Birth: May 30, 1845
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1917
Royse City
Rockwall County
Texas, USA

Amanda was born in Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC, the daughter of John Alexander Whitman and Sarah Ann (Brown) Whitman. Her father, John, was a Civil War veteran who died of chronic dysentary in a Union prison camp, in Newport News, VA., in 1865. Her mother, Sarah came from a very old NC family, descended from Michael "Braun".

On April 19, 1870, Amanda married Jacob Relaford Kluttz. There were six children, born of this union:
Eleanor Meatta (1871); John Calvin (1876); Margaret Ann (1878); Mary Emma (1880); Lydia Jane (1883); and Carrie Bell (1888).

In 1886, the Kluttz family sold all of their possessions and came, by train, to Texas, settling in the Blackland Community of Rockwall Co. This was a cotton growing area, and there was a cotton gin, general store, school, church, and a cemetery. The family first lived on and farmed, at least a part of, the "Harvey" farm. In time, they bought their own farm in the Munson Community. As it turned out, Jacob was a very successful farmer! They raised nearly everything they ate, vegetables, fruits, hogs, cows, chickens, bees, etc. Many times, friends and family would gather, and Carrie would play the family pump-organ. Daily, after supper, was family devotional time and, every Sunday found them in Church.

Amanda became a mid-wife and delivered many babies, around the local, and surrounding communities.

Later, they moved to Royce City and joined the Methodist Church, there. However, by then, the children had grown and married. Finally, at age 72, Amanda died of uremia.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Alexander Whitman (1822 - 1865)
  Sarah Ann Brown Smith (1816 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Jacob Relaford Kluttz (1847 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  John Calvin Kluttz (1876 - 1961)*
  Margaret Ann Kluttz Farmer (1878 - 1939)*
  Carrie Belle Kluttz Dillon (1888 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  Amanda Cornelia Whitman Kluttz (1845 - 1917)
  Milton Alby Whitman (1852 - 1929)*
  Mack Connaughey Whitman (1859 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Royse City Cemetery
Royse City
Rockwall County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Jay Whitman
Originally Created by: Mimi Simpson Davidson
Record added: Nov 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62142675
Amanda Cornelia <i>Whitman</i> Kluttz
Added by: Mimi Simpson Davidson
 
Amanda Cornelia <i>Whitman</i> Kluttz
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- This Is Who We Are: One Big Family
 Added: Apr. 8, 2012
You brought happiness to your family and touched the lives of so many. You're gone but, not forgotten. Your memory will live on forever, throughout your extended family. - Your Gr-Grand Nephew
- Jay Whitman
 Added: Jan. 1, 2011
 
 
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