William E. Britton1,2,3

ID# 16018, (1823 - )
FatherIsham H. Britton4,5 (abt 1798 - bef 1852)
MotherMary W. Toot4,5 (16 Mar 1804 - )

Key Events:

Birth: 14 Dec 1823, Virginia6,7,8
Marriage: [surname unknown] [surname unknown] ( - before 1860)9
Marriage: Fannie [surname unknown] (about 1837 - before 1880)10,11
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     William E. Britton was born on 14 Dec 1823 in Virginia.6,7,8 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of his parents, Isham H. Britton and Mary W. Toot.2,12 He married first an unknown bride, who was the mother of most of his children.9
     As administrator of his father's estate, he filled an accounting 23 Aug 1852 for the estate of Adam Toot, for whom his father had been executor.13
     He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Scottsburg, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 29 Aug 1860, reporting $1275 in personal estate. His children Mary, Maria, Henrietta and Sarah were listed as living with him.3
     William married second Fannie [surname unknown].10,11
     William and Fannie appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 13 Sep 1870, reporting person estate of $600. Their children Mary, Maria, Henrietta, Sarah and Henry were listed as living with them.14
     William appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Roanoke District, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 5 Jun 1880. His children Mary, Sarah and Henry were listed as living with him.15
     He was a farmer.2,3,14,15

Children:
     There were no children with [surname unknown] [surname unknown]

Children:
     Children with an unknown spouse:

  • Mary E. Britton16,17,15 (abt 1853 - )
  • Maria J. Britton17,16 (abt 1855 - )
  • Henrietta C. Britton17,16 (abt 1857 - )
  • Sarah L. Britton17,16,15 (abt 1859 - )

Children:
     Child with Fannie [surname unknown]:

  • Henry L. Britton16,15 (abt 1869 - )

Citations

  1. [S1038] Owen Family Bible.
  2. [S1638] Isham H. Britton household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  3. [S1623] William E. Britton household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  4. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists him among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  5. [S1638] Isham H. Britton household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows date.
  7. [S1638] Isham H. Britton household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 27 and state.
  8. [S1623] William E. Britton household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 36 and state.
  9. [S1623] William E. Britton household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows him with four children aged 1 to 7, but no wife, suggesting he had married and she had died.
  10. [S1608] W. E. Britton household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  11. [S1623] William E. Britton household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, there is no wife shown.
  12. [S1632] Isham H. Britton, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  13. [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.
  14. [S1608] W. E. Britton household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  15. [S1599] Wm. E Britton household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  16. [S1608] W. E. Britton household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  17. [S1623] William E. Britton household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as father and child.