My wife, Maude, is a Tartt descendant. Her great-great-great grandfather was Elnathan Tartt, born ca 1796. His wife was Obedience Thomas. The 1790 Edgecombe County, North Carolina census showed a male over 16; 1 male under 16; 2 females and 17 slaves.
Children proven in 1796 will in Edgecombe County, North Carolina were: Penninah; Polly; Thomas E.; and James B. Tartt.
Maude descends from James B. Tartt, through his son, Thomas Morrison Tartt. Thomas was born April 1, 1821 in North Carolina. He was taken in by his uncle, James B. Tartt.
We would like to exchange Tartt family information with you. Some of our information came from book on Tartt family, enttitled "The Tartt Family History," by Sylvia Tartt Gilder, 1997.