I descend from # 6. My 3g great-grandparents are Elizabeth W. BLACK and Gilbert Lafayette DeWITT. Just beginning to gather information on them and their family connections. I would appreciate any info on Elizabeth and her family. What I have so far.
Gilbert Lafayette DEWITT, b. abt. 1836, Missouri d. 11 APR 1909, Jasper Co. MO.
Elizabeth W. BLACK ,b. abt. 1848, Reynolds Co. MO. I believe Elizabeth died in Jasper Co. MO. I am currently looking for their burial information
1880, Pleasant Valley, Wright Co. MO. Census Gilbert DeWITT, 44 Elizabeth DeWITT, 33 Children: Gilbert E. DeWITT, 14 (My 2g great-grandfather) Larkin T. DeWITT, 13 Elizabeth A. DeWITT,10 Mary E, DeWITT,8 Rosetta DeWITT, 3
In 1890 The DeWITT's were living in Otterville TWP, Cooper Co. MO. Record for Lucy DeWITT daughter of Gilbert and Elizabeth DeWITT being born in 1886 and dying that same year.
1900, Webb Ward, Jasper CO., MO. Census Gilbert DeWITT, 65 Elizabeth DeWITT, 52
Gilbert DeWitt was a Civil War Veteran, Private, served in the 45th and 48th Missouri Infantry.
I am interested, and would appreciate any info on Elizabeth W. Black and her family. Thank you!