Name: Jonathan Bittick
Age in 1860: 64
Birth Year: abt 1796
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1860: Williamson Division, Williamson, Texas
Post Office: Gabriel Mills
Household Members: Name Age
Jonathan Bittick 64
Jensy Bittick 55
Joseph N Bittick 17
Mary Bittick 14
Denson Bittick 12
Born in North Carolina Sept, 11, 1796 and his wife Jinsy's (Butler) Bittick. born in Georgia.
june 8. 1805. moved their family from Antoine Township (Clark), AR. To Teneha District,
Coahuila and Texas in 1830 along with Jinsy's parents.
George and Elizabeth Butler, and her sister and brother-in-law Polly (Butler) and
William Henry Ashabranner.
Jonathan received Certificate of Character No. 156, Aug. 18, 1835, describing him as native
of Tennessee and a man of a family of seven. In October 1835 he received a grant on the east
bank of Teneha Bayou one half mile below Bittick and Alford mill. Another gram was in
Shelby County on Ayish Bayou. Jonathan was a miller and fanner who owned land in several
Texas counties. In 1853, the Bittick's moved to the frontier in Williamson County. Jonathan
died in Gabriel Mills Sept. 22. 1869 Jinsy died there Feb. 6. 1872.
Children: George Crittenden (born April 9 1826, AR). Married Mary Ann Samford in Shelby
County In 1848. He served in the Mexican War scouting the border near present Fort Worth.
In October 1864. he was accidentally killed in military service near Uvalde. Mary Ann moved
her family back to Shelby County where she died in 1908.
Joseph Butler Langley (born June 29. 1828 AR). a private in the Mexican War went to
California in 1849 with the Isaac H. Duval party. He was a miner and a farmer. He died in
1905 in the Arizona home of his first son, Albert Crittenden.
Elizabeth (born June 24, 1830 TX) married Thomas Hopkins Wolf in Panola County in 1847.
died there in 1852. "Hop" took their sons to Darnel County in 1853 where he remarried.
Jonathan Albert (born Jan, 1, 1835, TX) married twice. He served in a frontier company in
Burnet County during the Civil War. He was a Methodist minister in Leander (Williamson
County) died in 1906.
Henry William Conway (born Nov. 25. 1837, TX) was a stock raiser and farmer, He served in
the Civil War and was a prisoner in New Orleans. He married in 1856, Isabella Dunlop by
whom he had one daughter, Araminta "Millie." After Isabella's death in 1892 he married Mrs.
Belle (Burlison) Ferguson. Henry A Mason died May 26, 1911, in Short (Shelby).
Jasper Newton (born Jan. 24, 1843, TX) married first Sarah J. McKenzie and second Eliza
Ann Brown. A farmer, he also served the Confederacy. He died in Taylor County in 1912.
Mary Catherine (born Sept. 3, 1845, TX) married William W. Mauldin a rancher. She died in
Mills County in 1927.
Dixon W. (born March 1, 1848, TX) registered hit B I T brand in Williamson County in 1860.
He married Annis Arbuckle in 1869. They ranched in San Saba. Dixon died in 1902 in San
----Dorothy L. Miller 13299
: Citizen of the Republic of Texas
Jinsy Butler Bittick