Thomas LYTLE

Male 1797 - 1883  (85 years)


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  • Name Thomas LYTLE 
    Born 6 Jun 1797  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • 1797, North Carolina -> age 53 on 1850 census
    Gender Male 
    Census 1800  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • "Thomas Little" was enumerated as head of household and the only male age 45 and over. The household includes a female age 26 to 44 (Susannah 44), two males under 10 (Thomas, Jr 3 and unknown), one male 10 to 15 (Millington 11), one male 16 to 25 (likely George 15), and one female under 10 (Elizabeth 10). There are also 11 slaves.
    Census 1810  Morganton, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Thomas Lytle (Sr) was enumerated as head of household. He is the only male over 45. Also in the household are one male aged 10 to 15 (likely Thomas Lytle Jr., 13), one male 16 to 25 (likely Millington, 21), one male 26 to 44 (likely John, 36), one female 10 to 15 (likely Elizabeth, 15), one female 16 to 25 (likely George's wife Ann Clark, 25), and one female 45 and over (likely Susannah Potillo Lytle). There were also seven slaves.
    Census 1820  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Thomas Lytle, Sr. is enumerated as head of household, the free white male, aged 45+. The household also includes a FWM aged 16-25, likely Thomas Lytle, Jr, a free white female aged 16-25, likely Jennie McEntire, a FWF aged 26-44, likely Elizabeth Lytle, and a FWF aged 45+, likely Susannah Potillo. There are also 5 male slaves under 14, 1 male slave aged 14-25, 1 male slave aged 26-44, 2 female slaves aged 14-25, and 2 female slaves aged 26-44. Brother Millington Lytle is enumerated next door.
    Property 24 Mar 1834  Crooked Creek, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Grant number 5903. 50 acres on both sides of Cane Creek waters of Crooked Cr. Book, page: 145:109.
      Issued: 10 Dec 1838
      Entered: 24 Mar 1834
    Property 25 Oct 1836  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Grant number 5902. 50 acres bounded by said Lytle on the waters of Catawba river. Book, page: 145:109
      Issued: 10 Dec 1838
      Entered: 25 Oct 1836
    Property 7 Feb 1837  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Thomas acquired seven tracts of land on Catawba River from the heirs of Thomas McEntire. Deed book 4 page 41 of McDowell County shows a deed date of 2-7-1837 to Thomas Lytle from heirs of Thomas McEntire for the sum of $1,000.00.

      [McDowell County was created in 1842, so at the time of this transaction, the land was in Burke County.]
    Census 1840  West Of North Fork, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • "Thos Lytle" was enumerated as head of household and the only male age 40 to 50. Also in the household are one female age 40 to 50 (Jennie, 43), three males under 5 (William 5, John 3, unknown), one male 10 to 15 (could be either George or Thomas Y), one male 15 to 20 (Joseph 19), one female under 5 (Rebecca, 0), 2 females 5 to 10 (Martha, 9 and Clarissa, 7), one female 10 to 15 (Susannah, 15), and one female 15 to 20 (Mary, 17).
    Property 30 Jan 1844  , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Grant number 33. 100 acres on waters of Catawba River. Book, page: 149:412.
      Issued: 06 Dec 1844
      Entered: 30 Jan 1844
    Property 17 Aug 1847  , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Grant number 170. 50 acres, begin on a hickory. Book, page: 153:29.
      Issued: 11 Oct 1849
      Entered: 17 Aug 1847
      Remarks: Lytle (Crooked Cr.)
    Census 1850  , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Thomas Lytle (53) appeared as head of household. He was a farmer, with real estate as $4000 (the neighborhood average was $954). He was born in North Carolina. Other household members included Jane (53), George M (21), Martha (19), Clarissa (17), William (15), and John (13).
    Census 1860  , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Thomas Lytle was enumerated as head of household. His age is given as 62 and birthplace as North Carolina. His occupation is farmer; the value of his real estate is 12000 and personal estate is 15000. Other household members include Jane (62 - Jennie), William (24), Jane (27), and William Cordray (25).
    Property 18 Apr 1860  Crooked Creek, McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Grant number 458. 33 acres on the waters of Crooked Creek. Book, page: 164:372.
      Issued: 21 Mar 1862
      Entered: 18 Apr 1860
    Census 1870  Crooked Creek, McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Thomas Lytle, Sr. was enumerated as head of household. His age is given as 73 and birthplace as North Carolina. He is a farmer; the value of his real estate is 10000 and personal estate is 1200. Other household members include Janie (73 - Jennie), John P (18), Rosa J (16), Martha (14), George (12), and Mary E (10).
      George and Rosa also live with Thomas in 1880 and are identified as his nephew and niece.
    Census 1880  Old Fort, McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Thomas Lytle, Sr. was enumerated as head of household. His is a widower and his age is given as 88. His occupation is given as farmer. His birthplace is given as North Carolina, father's North Carolina, and mother's North Carolina. Other household members include George (nephew, age 21) and Rosy (niece, age 19).
    Died 17 Apr 1883  Crooked Creek, McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 7 May 1883  , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 15
    • The will of Thomas Lytle, Jr. was dated 4-1-1878 and probated 5-7-1883. It was recorded in will book 2, page 127, McDowell County, North Carolina.

      I give unto Mary E. and Josephine, heirs of my daughter Martha, 600 acres of land, more or less, known as my fathers and J.P. Lytles land adjoining my own.

      2nd. I give to Jane White, J.L. Burgin, Louisa Goforth, Martha Burgin, Eliza Settlemyre, Thomas L Burgin, John R. Burgin, George Burgin and Bulow Burgin, heirs of my daughter Susannah, 300 acres of land known as Merritt Burgin Land. Said land to be divided when Bulow Burgin becomes twenty-one.

      Third I give unto Thomas Young Lytle, heir of my daughter Mary Louisa, and George Lytle, heir of my son George W. Lytle, land known as Jesse Burgin Land plus another tract got from mother, to George W. when he becomes eighteen.

      Forth I give unto Rosa Jane Lytle, Martha Settlemyre, George L. Lytle, Mary E. Lytle, Joseph Hix Lytle, heirs of son Joseph Lytle, land said to contain 800 acres. I give
      unto Rosa Jane Lytle and Mary E. Lytle the large black mule named Beck and one cow and a calf a piece, and the household and kitchen furniture and what hogs that I may have at my death and one hundred bushels of corn.
      Original will is in the NC State Archives in Raleigh.
    Notes 
    Person ID I1542  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2014 

    Father Captain Thomas LYTLE,   b. 6 Jun 1750, Anson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1835, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Susannah PERKINS,   b. 1752,   d. 17 Nov 1840  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1772 
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet

    Family Jennie MCENTIRE,   b. 6 Jan 1797, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873, Crooked Creek, McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1820  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Children 
     1. Joseph Mcentyre LYTLE,   b. 5 Sep 1821, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1862, , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +2. Mary Louise LYTLE,   b. 5 Aug 1823, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Susannah Adeline LYTLE,   b. 10 Jul 1825, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1867 and 1870  (Age 41 years)
     4. Captain Thomas Young LYTLE,   b. Feb 1827,   d. Bef 1850  (Age ~ 22 years)
    +5. George Watson LYTLE,   b. 17 Feb 1829, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1864, Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +6. Martha Elizabeth LYTLE,   b. 13 Jan 1831, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1864, , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     7. Clarissa Jane LYTLE,   b. 22 Jan 1833, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1869, Montford Cove, Mcdowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     8. William LYTLE,   b. 1835, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. John Patillo LYTLE,   b. 1837, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Rebecca Rosannah LYTLE,   b. Abt 1840, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1842  (Age ~ 2 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jun 1797 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810 - Morganton, Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1820 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1820 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 24 Mar 1834 - Crooked Creek, Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 25 Oct 1836 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 7 Feb 1837 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 30 Jan 1844 - , McDowell, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 17 Aug 1847 - , McDowell, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - , McDowell, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - , McDowell, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 18 Apr 1860 - Crooked Creek, McDowell, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Crooked Creek, McDowell, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Old Fort, McDowell, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Apr 1883 - Crooked Creek, McDowell, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 7 May 1883 - , McDowell, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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      Name: Thomas Lytle
      Birth Date: abt 1797
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Residence Date: 1870
      Residence Place: Crooked Creek, McDowell, North Carolina
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      Name: Thomas Lytle
      Birth Date: abt 1798
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Residence Date: 1860
      Residence Place: McDowell, North Carolina
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      Name: Thomas Little
      Residence Date: 1800
      Residence Place: Burke, North Carol
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      Name: Thos Lyttle
      Residence Date: 1810
      Residence Place: Morganton, Burke, North Carolina
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      Name: Thos Lytle
      Residence Date: 1 June 1840
      Residence Place: West of North Fork, Burke, North Carolina, USA
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      Name: Thomas Lytle
      Birth Date: abt 1792
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Residence Date: 1880
      Residence Place: Old Fort, McDowell, North Carolina, United States
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      JENNIE McENTIRE married THOMAS LYTLE and
      lived at the old homestead until their decease.
      Biographical Sketches from Burke County, NC
      from articles published in Newspaper in 1894

      These sketches were originally written by Col Thomas George Walton (1815-1905). 1st published in the old Morganton Herald in 1894