Charles Henry Toot1,2,3

ID# 16003, (1835 - )
FatherMelcajah Rhum Toot4,5,6 (23 Jun 1802 - 26 Nov 1862)
MotherMariah Louis Smith4,5,6 (22 Jul 1811 - 11 Feb 1871)

Key Events:

Birth: 7 Jun 1835, Halifax Co., Virginia7,8,9
Marriage: 12 Dec 1865, Halifax Co., Virginia, Frances T. Britton (Jan 1847 -10,11,12 )
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot (#1)
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot (#2)
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Charles Henry Toot was born on 7 Jun 1835 in Halifax Co., Virginia.7,8,9 He was probably one of the two males age 5 to10 listed in the household of his father, Melcajah Rhum Toot, in the 1840 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia.13 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of his parents, Melcajah Rhum Toot and Mariah Louis Smith.14,15
     Charles appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Yazoo Co., Mississippi, enumerated 18 Aug 1860, living with I. H. and Ann R. Simms and their family.16
     He was a private in Company B, 12th Mississippi Infantry, in the Civil War.17 He married his first cousin, Frances T. Britton, daughter of Isham H. Britton and Mary W. Toot, on 12 Dec 1865 in Halifax Co., Virginia, with A. B. Canington officiating.10,11,12
     Charles and Frances T. Britton appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 13 Sep 1870, reporting personal estate of $500. Their son Frederick was listed as living with them.3
     Charles has not been found in the 1880 census, when his wife and two sons were recorded as living with her mother, Mary W. Toot, in Roanoke District, Halifax Co., Virginia. His whereabouts at that time are unknown.18
     Charles and Frances appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Richmond, Virginia, at 1415 Marshall St., enumerated 12 Jun 1900. Their son Frederick was listed as living with them.19
     He was an overseer in Mississippi in 1860, and a farmer in Virginia by 1870. By 1900 he was a superintendent in Richmond.20,21,22,23

Children:
     Children with Frances T. Britton:

Citations

  1. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows name as Charles Henry Toot.
  2. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Charles H. Toot.
  3. [S1616] Charles H. Toot household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  4. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 35, 12 Dec 1865, Charles H. Toot and Frances T. Britten.
  5. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists him among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  6. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  7. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows date.
  8. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 35, 12 Dec 1865, Charles H. Toot and Frances T. Britten, shows age 31, county, and state.
  9. [S996] Charles Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Richmond City, Virginia, shows month, year, age 64, and state.
  10. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 35, 12 Dec 1865, Charles H. Toot and Frances T. Britten, shows date, and officiant.
  11. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows married.
  12. [S996] Charles Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Richmond City, Virginia, shows married, for 3 years, which seems wrong.
  13. [S983] Micajah R. Toot household, 1840 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  14. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  15. [S1630] Melcajah R. Toot, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  16. [S995] I. H. Simms household, 1860 U.S. Census, Yazoo Co., Mississippi.
  17. [S994] "Civil War Service Records," Ancestry.com, record for Charles H. Toot.
  18. [S1602] Mary W. Briton household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  19. [S996] Charles Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Richmond City, Virginia.
  20. [S1616] Charles H. Toot household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows occupation as farmer.
  21. [S995] I. H. Simms household, 1860 U.S. Census, Yazoo Co., Mississippi, shows occupation as overseer.
  22. [S996] Charles Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Richmond City, Virginia, shows occupation as "Supt." followed by what looks like "Hards + Cash."
  23. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 35, 12 Dec 1865, Charles H. Toot and Frances T. Britten, shows occupation as farmer.
  24. [S1616] Charles H. Toot household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  25. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", added by hand, apparently by Juanita Atkinson.
  26. [S1602] Mary W. Briton household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, seem to show Willie as the son of Charles' wife - Willie is listed as the grandson of Frances' mother.