Pleasant Owen Pittman

Photo added by Sue Pittman McPeak

Pleasant Owen Pittman

  • Birth 18 Jan 1784 Henry County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 22 Sep 1849 Jackson County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Jackson County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 46384642

Note: PLEASANT OWEN, MOVED FROM HENRY County, Virginia WITH HIS PARENTS JAMES AND MARTHA TAYLOR PITTMAN IN 1788 TO WHAT BECAME MADISON County, GA. AFTER HIS 9 AUG 1817 MARRIAGE TO SUSANNAH BENTON, THEY SETTLED ON WHAT BECAME KNOWN AS THE PLEASANT OWEN PITTMAN PLANTATION OR WOODS JACKSON PLACE, LATER PROPERTY OF L.G. HARDMAN ESTATE, IN JACKSON COUNTY. THE PLANTATION WAS CONSIDERED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE STATE, AND PLEASANT OWEN WAS A WEALTHY MAN. IN AUGUST 1955, LONA ELROD DESCRIBES THE FAMILY CEMETERY LOCATED ON THEIR LAND: "BOTH [PLEASANT OWEN AND SUSANNAH] ARE BURIED IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE A SMALL FAMILY CEMETERY ON TOP A HILL LEFT OF PAVED HIGHWAY LEADING FROM NICHOLSON, GEORGIA TO THE PITTMAN BRIDGE OVER OCONEE RIVER. THERE IS A MARKER AT THE GRAVE OF PLEASANT OWEN PITTMAN; ONE OTHER MONUMENT IN THE CEMETERY (THAT OF NOAH TAYLOR PITTMAN, SECOND SON OF THIS COUPLE). SEVERAL OTHER GRAVES WITH ONLY FIELD STONES AS MARKERS. THE CEMETERY IS APPROXIMATELY A MILE FROM THE HIGHWAY AND IS INACCESSIBLE PART OF THE WAY EXCEPT BY FOOT. BOTH THE ABOVE MENTIONED MARKERS ARE DISPLACED AND BROKEN, APPARENTLY BY FALLING TREES."



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  • Maintained by: Ozarkcheryl
  • Originally Created by: Wilton Golson
  • Added: 6 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46384642
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pleasant Owen Pittman (18 Jan 1784–22 Sep 1849), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46384642, citing Pittman Family Cemetery, Jackson County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Ozarkcheryl (contributor 47529375) .