Frances T. Britton1,2,3

ID# 16004, (1847 - 1925)
FatherIsham H. Britton4,5,6 (abt 1798 - bef 1852)
MotherMary W. Toot4,5,7 (16 Mar 1804 - 4 Jun 1893)

Key Events:

Birth: 28 Jan 1847, Halifax Co., Virginia8,9,10
Marriage: 12 Dec 1865, Halifax Co., Virginia, Charles Henry Toot (17 Jun 1835 - 28 Nov 1901)11,12,13
Death: 28 Feb 1925, 1311 N. 28th St., Richmond, Henrico Co., Virginia14,15
Burial: 2 Mar 1925, Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia16,17
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot (#1)
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot (#2)
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Frances T. Britton was born on 28 Jan 1847 in Halifax Co., Virginia.8,9,10
     She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her parents, Isham H. Britton and Mary W. Toot.18,19
     Her father died before 1852, when Frances was about less than five years old.20,21
     She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her mother, Mary W. Toot, reporting personal estate of $2,000, and ownership of two slaves employed by her mother.22,23
     Frances married her first cousin, Charles Henry Toot, son of Melcajah Rhum Toot and Mariah Louis Smith, on 12 Dec 1865 in Halifax Co., Virginia, with A. B. Carrington officiating.11,12,13
     Frances and Charles settled in Virginia after their marriage. They 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.24
     Frances appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Roanoke District, Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of Mary W. Toot, her mother, with her sons, Frederick Alexander Toot and William Andrew Toot. Her husband, Charles, has not been located in that census.7
     Frances and Charles moved to Richmond after 1880.25 They 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.26
     Her husband died on 28 Nov 1901 in Fair Oaks Station, Henrico Co., Virginia.27,28,29
     Frances was qualified as executrix of the estate of her late husband when it was probated in Dec 1901.30
     Frances appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Richmond, Virginia, enumerated 22 Apr 1910, listed as boarding but the family she was boarding with cannot be identified.31
     Frances appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Richmond, Virginia, at 1823 Venabel St., enumerated 11 Jan 1920, listed as a boarder in the home of Susie Jones, a seamstress with a shop in her home.32
     Frances applied for a pension based on her late husband's Civil War service on 15 Apr 1921. She stated she was living at 1823 Venabel St., Richmond, Virginia, with Mrs. Susie Jones, was receiving no assistance and had no income, and owned no real estate but had $600 in the bank at 3% interest. Her application was approved 12 May, for $60 per year.33
     Frances died on 28 Feb 1925 in 1311 N. 28th St., Richmond, Henrico Co., Virginia, at age 78, at her residence, the home of her son William.14,15 She was buried on 2 Mar 1925 in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.16,17

Children:
     Children with Charles Henry Toot:

Citations

  1. [S1638] Isham H. Britton household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Frances T. Britton.
  2. [S1628] Mary W. Britten household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Fannie T. Britten.
  3. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 146973105, Frances T. “Fannie” Britton Toot, includes tombstone photo showing name as Fannie B. Toot.
  4. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 35, 12 Dec 1865, Charles H. Toot and Frances T. Britten.
  5. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family."
  6. [S1638] Isham H. Britton household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  7. [S1602] Mary W. Briton household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  8. [S1638] Isham H. Britton household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 3 and state.
  9. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 35, 12 Dec 1865, Charles H. Toot and Frances T. Britten, shows age 19, county, and state.
  10. [S9521] Fannie T. Toot, Certificate of Death, shows date, county, and state.
  11. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, 3:35, Charles H. Toot and Frances T. Britten, 12 Dec 1865, shows date, and officiant.
  12. [S996] Charles Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Richmond City, Virginia, shows married, for 3 years, which seems wrong.
  13. [S9520] Fannie T. Toot, Pension Application for a Widow of a Confederate Soldier, 15 Apr 1921, Library of Virginia, application, pg 1, shows date, county, and officiant, as ___ Sandy Carrington.
  14. [S9521] Fannie T. Toot, Certificate of Death, shows date, address, and county.
  15. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 146973105, Frances T. “Fannie” Britton Toot, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  16. [S9521] Fannie T. Toot, Certificate of Death, shows date and cemetery.
  17. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 146973105, Frances T. “Fannie” Britton Toot, includes tombstone photo.
  18. [S1638] Isham H. Britton household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  19. [S1632] Isham H. Britton, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  20. [S4477] Will Books, Halifax Co., Virginia, 23:587-9, accounting of Wm E Britton, admr of Isham H. Britton decd, exor of Adam Toot, decd, 23 Aug 1852.
  21. [S1628] Mary W. Britten household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, does not show him, and she is shown as a farmer, with large amounts of land and personal property.
  22. [S1628] Mary W. Britten household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  23. [S1620] Mary W. Britton, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  24. [S1616] Charles H. Toot household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  25. [S9530] Charles H. Toot obituary, Richmond Dispatch, shows he had worked for the city 18 or 20 years.
  26. [S996] Charles Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Richmond City, Virginia.
  27. [S9530] Charles H. Toot obituary, Richmond Dispatch, shows died "yesterday," near Fair Oaks Station, and returning from hunting.
  28. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 146972949, Charles Henry Toot, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  29. [S9520] Fannie T. Toot, Pension Application for a Widow of a Confederate Soldier, 15 Apr 1921, Library of Virginia, application, pg 1, shows date as Thanksgiving day 1903, and address of attending physician as Richmond.
  30. [S9531] "Social Club Chartered," The Times, 4 Dec 1901.
  31. [S9523] Mrs Fannie Toot household, 1910 U.S. Census, Richmond, Virginia, on last page with other persons initially missed, dwelling and family numbers omitted, shows address as 128 N. 29th, but there is no household listed at that address on any page.
  32. [S9522] Susie Jones household, 1920 U.S. Census, Richmond, Virginia.
  33. [S9520] Fannie T. Toot, Pension Application for a Widow of a Confederate Soldier, 15 Apr 1921, Library of Virginia.
  34. [S1616] Charles H. Toot household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  35. [S1602] Mary W. Briton household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows her as Mary's daughter, and him as Mary's grandson, both with surname Toot.
  36. [S9524] Frederick Alexander Toot, Certificate of Death.
  37. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Willie A. Toot and Maggie Florence Mitchell.
  38. [S9532] William Andrew Toots, Certificate of Death.