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Fite,  Walker,  Cunningham,  Hereford   family outlines

research by Sharon Lanette Fite Holland.     SHolland5@cox.net
 

John Allen Fite and Nancy Smith

**John Allen Fite [b-Dec 1781, Allen, Northampton Co PA-d-after 1861 in Dallas Co AR], son of **Margaret "Peggy" Crose [1761-1864] and **Leonard Fite Sr. [1760-1842]

              m,1-**Nancy Smith, b-1780

              m,2- Mary Evans, d-before 1850

Fite, Judith" Juda" (1809-), m-Thomas Avant, 6 ch.

Fite, Angelina (b-c1810)

Fite, Joseph Washington [1813 Davidson Co TN-Oct 8, 1853, Jackson, Hinds Co MS], m-Sep 30, 1838, Jackson, Hinds Co MS to Margaret Isler Beasley [b-1820 MS], no ch

Fite, Cynthia Aseneth [Dec 17, 1815 TN-Jul 24, 1868 Holeman Cem, Dallas Co AR, age 52], m-Sep 6, 1832 to Samuel Campbell Porterfield [Mar 9, 1807 VA-Mar 2, 1875 Holeman Cem, Dallas Co AR, age 67], 16 ch.

Fite, Leonard L. (1824 TN-Mar 15, 1864), m-Jan 12, 1854 Dallas Co AR to Mary Ann Eason, 3 ch

**Fite, Marcus Lafayette "M. L." (1829-1895), see below

Fite, Nancy

Fite, Margareth

Fite, Phillip

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Marcus Lafayette "M.L." Fite and Martha Jane Nix

**Martha Jane Nix [b-1844 Harris Co GA] and **Marcus Lafayette "M.L." Fite [1829 TN-1895 Havanna, Yell Co AR, m-Feb 6, 1860 Hot Springs, Garland Co AR], son of Nancy Smith and John Allen Fite, 4 ch. Martha Nix born to ""Martha Ann Atkins [1811-1864] and ""Isham J. Nix Sr. [1799-1850].

(1) **Joseph Wesley FITE [b-Apr 7, 1863 in Yell Co AR-Sep 7, 1899 Yell Co AR (maybe Waldon Co AR]. m-Sep 13, 1884 Logan Co AR to **Nancy Jane "Nannie" WALKER [b-Jun 17, 1870 Logan Co AR-d-Aug 25, 1921 Hobart, Kiowa Co OK.

(2) Amanda M. FITE, [b-Jul 15, 1866 in Cedar Glades, Yell Co AR-d-after 1893 Summerfield, now LeFlore Co OK], m-Apr 24, 1885 Logan Co AR to William Lafayette WALKER [b-Apr 19, 1866 Lowndes Co MS.

(3) Eliza J. FITE was born 1867 in AR.

(4) Jesse H. FITE was born Feb 1870 in AR.

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Joseph Wesley Fite and Nancy Jane (Walker) Fite Walls

**Nancy Jane "Nannie" Walker [b-Jun 17, 1870 Lowndes Co MS SC AL-d Aug 25, 1921 Hobart, Kiowa Co OK], dau of **Mary Catherine Cunningham [b-Mar 05, 1837 Benton Co AL TN IL-Jul 13, 1913 Rocky, Washita Co OK] and **John Calvin Walker [b-1828 SC SC SC, m-Dec 5, 1855 Benton Co AL], in the 1910 Kiowa Co OK cen she had had 11 live births and 9 ch still alive.

m,1-Sep 13, 1884 in Logan Co AR to ""Joseph Wesley Fite [b-Apr 7, 1863 in Yell Co AR-Sep 7, 1899 Magazine Mountain, Logan Co AR], son of **Martha Jane Nix [b-1844 Harris Co GA] **Marcus Lafayette "M.L." Fite [1829 TN-1895 Havanna, Yell Co AR, m-Feb 6, 1860 Hot Springs, Garland Co AR], son of **Nancy Smith and **John Allen Fite.   **Martha Nix born to **Martha Ann Atkins [1811-1864] and Isham J. Nix Sr. [1799-1850].

m,2. Edd Walls, in a c1901 photo, d-between 1907 and 1910 census.

 

1. Abe Calvin Lafayette Fite b-Jun 20, 1885 Marvinville, Yell Co AR  d.Aug 30, 1886 Yell Co AR            single

2. **Levi Eslie "Lee" Fite   b-Jan 03, 1887 Marvinville, Yell Co AR  d.Jan 18, 1960 Hale Co TX          m-**Virgie Crouch

3. Francis Marion Fite       b-Apr 09, 1889 AR AR AR                 d-Dec 11, 1967 Potter Co TX        m-Bertie __

4. Leonard Defay Fite       b-Aug 10, 1891 Yell Co AR AR MS         d-Oct 23, 1990 Rocky, Wash Co OK    m-Artive Page

5. Wm. Wesley Eugene Fite   b-Feb 03, 1894 AR AR MS                 d-Mar 00, 1973 Holdvle, Hugh Co OK  m-Ruth Murrell

6. Lester G. Fite           b-Jan 24, 1897 Waldron Co AR AR MS      d-Apr 00, 1975 Lucerne, Lake Co CA  m-Georgia __

7. John Earl Fite           b-May 16, 1899 AR AR MS                 d-Jul 27, 1989 OK                   m-Lyda _

8. Ella Mae Walls           b-1902 OK MS MS                         d.                                  m.

9. Elmer Walls              b-1904 OK MS MS                         d.                                  m-

10. Asa Glen Walls          b-1907 OK MS MS                          d.                                 m-

 

2. **Levi Eslie Fite, m-**Virgie Eleanor Crouch [May 7, 1897 Ferris, Ellis Co TX-Dec 1977 Amarillo, Potter Co TX].  direct ancestor of Coy Fite of Dallas TX

3. Francis Marion Fite, m-Birdie B. __ [Dec 6, 1889 AR-Apr 3, 1977 Castro Co TX]

4. Leonard Defay Fite, m-Sep 25, 1921 Oklahoma to Artive Audrey Page [Oct 21, 1903 Birmingham, Jefferson Co AL-Mar 15, 1971, Hobart, Washita Co OK], 1 ch: Glen Wesley Fite [Aug 19, 1922-Sep 1978] .... Leonard buried Lone Star Cemetery, Rocky, Washita County, Oklahoma.    .... direct ancestor of Sharon L. Holland.

5. Wm. Wesley Eugene "Gene" Fite, m-Dec 24, 1916 Holdenville, Hughes Co OK to Ruth Murrell [May 1, 1901, Dixon, TN-d. Sep 1984 OK].

6. Lester G. Fite, m-Georgia __ [b-1899 MO].   Thought to have disappeared at age 16, but died in 1975 in Lake County CA.

7. John Earl Fite, m-Jul 14, 1918 to Lyda __ [b-Dec 6, 1902 TN-d-Dec 1977 OK]

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John Calvin Walker and Mary Catherine Cunningham

 **John Calvin Walker, m-Dec 5, 1855 Benton Co AL  to **Mary Catherine Cunningham

----------child: Walker, William LaFaette [b. Apr 19, 1854 in Lownds Co MS-d-Aug 17, 1946 Holdenville, OK], m-Apr 26, 1885 Logan Co AR to Amanda M. Fite [1866 Cedar Glades, Garland Co AR-1893 Summerfield, now LeFlore Co OK], 2 ch; m,2-Ella Pidcock, 5 ch.

----------child: Walker, Elisabeth (~1857 - )

----------child: Walker, Thomas John, b-1858 AL SC AL; m-1879 to May A. __, b-1863 AL, 4 ch, 2 alive in 1910 Kiowa Co OK cen

----------child: Walker, Georgia (~1860 - )

----------child: Walker, George Washington [b-Jan 19, 1868 Lowndes Co MS SC AL-Dec 10, 1948] m-Oly Threadgill, 2 ch, m,2-1929 to Nannie Stanfill, 1 ch; 1910 Kiowa Co OK cen.

----------child: Walker, **Nancy Jane (1870 -1921), see below

----------child: Walker, Julia Viola [b. 10 APR 1873 Logan Co AR]; m-Jim T. Sexton, 8 ch

----------child: Walker, Jo Noah [b-Dec 24, 1875 Logan Co AR-d-Jun 20, 1949 Logan Co AR], m-Martin Luther Clear, 8 ch.

----------child: Walker, Matilda (1878 - 1959) b-Oct 8, 1878 Logan Co AR-d. 1959 Stockton, San Joaquin Co CA], m- Lee Strickland, 5 ch

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Mark Cunnynham  and  Sarah Hereford

Cunningham, **Mary Catherine Cunningham Walker (1837-1913)

father: **Mark Cunnynham [Jul 9, 1802 Knox Co TN - Oct 1, 1868 Benton Co AR], son of **Catharina Geiger (1778 - ) and **James Cunnynham [1767 Ulster, Ireland - Nov 25, 1845 Beans Creek community, Coffee Co TN], m. 9 Aug 9, 1797 Jefferson Co TN.

.parents : **Mark Cunnynham, m,1-c1820 in Callaway Co MO to  **Sarah Hereford, Sarah (? - d-1856 Benton Co AL), 11 ch.

----------child: Cunningham, Wiley [ b-Sep 22, 1821 Callaway Co MO - __], m-Oct 5, 1842 in Benton Co AL to Judith Brittain; m,2-Mar 28, 1862 Tyler Co TX to Mary Phelps

----------child: Cunningham, Lydia [b-Nov 8, 1823 Callaway Co MO- __], m-John Roberts

----------child: Cunningham, Cineigh [b-May 30, 1825 -__], m. 23 Jan 23, 1844 Benton Co AL to Joel Brittain

----------child: Cunningham, Nancy [Jan 10, 1827 Callaway Co MO - __ ], m-Oct 21, 1845 in Benton Co AL to John Weams

----------child: Cunningham, James [Nov 9, 1828 Callaway Co MO- __ ], m,1-Fanny Paige, 1 ch; m,2-May 28, 1859 Benton Co AL to Malinda Francis Roberts.

----------child: Cunningham, Elisabeth [Jul 16, 1830 Franklin Co TN-Oct 5, 1831]

----------child: Cunningham, John [Oct 24, 1832 Benton Co AL-d- in AL], m-Aug 1, 1845 Benton Co AL to Pricilla Weams.

----------child: Cunningham, Sarah Matilda [b-Dec 14, 1834 - __ ], m-George Weams

----------child: Cunningham, **Mary Catherine (1837 - 1913) see above

----------child: Cunningham, William Harrison [b-Feb 11, 1839 - __]

----------child: Cunningham, Amanda Jane [b-Jul 30, 1843 Benton Co AL- ], m-Jul 25, 1859 Coffee Co TN to Henry Cargile

 spouse: Mark Cunnynham, m,2-1867 to Callahan, Mary Jane Callahan, 1 ch.

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Timeline

1850 Dallas Co AR cen, Manchester twp; Oct 23rd; sh 32B/33A, line 37~ 06. Household # 433-433. Samuel Campbell Porterfield 45 VA; Cynthia Aseneth Fite 37 TN; Malerina W. Porterfield (1833-); Terrissa Jane Porterfield (1835-); Joseph Rufus Porterfield (1836-1918); Margaret Elizabeth "Bettie" Porterfield (1838-1921); Mary E. Porterfield (1836-1926); Aseneth Tennessee Porterfield (1842-1925); James Nelson Porterfield (1844-1939); Caroline Aramintie Porterfield (1846-1915); Louise P. Porterfield (1847-); Samuel Calvin Porterfield (1848-); Indiana "Ann" Porterfield (1850-1879)

1850 Dallas Co AR, Manchester twp, Oct 27th; sh 37A, line ~ 40. Household # 499 John Allen Fite 69 PA; Leonard L. Fite 26 TN M.L. Fite 21 TN.

1850 Dallas Co AR cen, Manchester twp; Oct 27th; sh 37A, lines 30-36. Household # 498-498 Thomas Avant 41 NC [d-1870 Montgomery Co AR]; Juda Fite Avant 41 TN [d-Montgomery Co AR]; Abner Avant (1831-); John W. Avant (1833-1866); Isabella M. Avant (1834-1912); Mary Jane Avant (1838-); Moses Marshall Avant (1839-~1910); Nancy Avant (1845-)

1860 Montgomery Co AR cen, Mountain twp, Jul 20th; Harold P.O.; sh 61 (p991); 403-393  M. L. Fite 31 TN, mechanic $1,000; Martha [Nix] 16 GA.

1860 Dallas Co AR cen, Smith twp; Jun 1st; Tulip P.O. (p982); 237-237  Leonard L. Fite 37 TN;  Susan Fite (1856 AR); Lafayette Fite (1857 AR); Tennessee Fite (1858 AR)

1860 Dallas Co AR cen, Smith twp; Jun 1st; Tulip P.O. (p982), line 35; 239-239. John Allen Fite 78 NJ, enum w/ John Howard.

1860 Dallas Co AR cen; Manchester twp; sh18, (p960), line 7-27;  119-119   Samuel Campbell Porterfield 53 VA blacksmith $960, $500; Cynthia Aseneth Fite, 45 TN; John Hamilton Porterfield (1852-1926); Fountain Alexander Porterfield (1854-1934); Frances Rosalee "Fannie" Porterfield (1856-1922); Robert Franklin Porterfield (1859-1936); Fannie Porterfield (1860-)

1870 Dallas Co AR cen; Manchester twp; Aug 0th; sh , Page , line~ . Household # 15-15   Samuel Campbell Porterfield 63 VA blacksmith (widower of Cynthia Aseneth Fite); John Hamilton Porterfield (1852-1926); Fountain Alexander Porterfield (1854-1934); Frances Rosalee "Fannie" Porterfield (1856-1922); Robert Franklin Porterfield (1859-1936); Fannie Porterfield (1860-)

1880 Logan Co AR cen, Reville twp, Jun 18th, ED 98 sh 28 B (277) 243-252 [John] Calvin Walker 52 SC SC SC; Mary C. [Cunningham] 43 AL TN MO; [Thomas J.] John [Walker] 18 AL SC AL; William [Lafayette Walker] 14 MS SC AL; George [Wash Walker] 12 MS SC AL; Nancy [Jane Walker] 10 MS SC AL; Julia [Viola Walker] 7 AR SC AL; Joseph N. [Jo Noah Walker, fe] 4 AR SC AL; Matilda [Walker] 1 AR SC AL.

1900 Yell Co AR, Riley twp, Jun 16, ED: 159 sh 17B (p320); 303-308 Nannie [Walker] Fite, 29 AR MS MS; Lee Fite, Mar 1887, 13 AR AR MS; Marion Fite, Dec 1889, 11 AR AR MS; Leonard Fite, Dec 1891, 9 AR AR MS; [Eugene] Jeanie Fite Aug 1893, 6 AR AR MS; Lester Fite, Sep 1896, 3 AR AR MS; John Fite, May 1899, 1 AR AR MS.

1910 Kiowa Co OK cen, Dill twp, ED: 166, sh 11 (143a);   161-188 Thomas J. Walker, b-1858 AL SC AL, m-31 yrs.; May A. __ b-1863 AL, m-31 yrs.; Icarus M. Walker, b-1884 AR AL AL; Gilley/ Salley H. Walker, b-1888 AR AL AL;  George W. Walker, 1868 MS SC AL, widowed; Mary C. [Cunningham] Walker, b-1835 AL TN IL widow;  Marion Fite 21 AR AR MS, m-O yrs.;  Bertie __, b-1890 AR TN AR, m-O yrs.;  Nannie Walls, b-1870 MS SC AL widow; Ella M. Walls, b-1902 OK MS MS; Elmer Walls, b-1904 OK MS MS; Acer [Glen] Walls, b-1907 OK MS MS; Lee Fite, b-1887 AR AR MS; Leonard D. Fite, b-1891 AR AR MS; Eugene Fite, b-1894 AR AR MS; Lester Fite, b-1897 AR AR MS; John E. Fite, b-1899 AR AR MS.

1920 Kiowa Co OK cen, Hobart, twp 7N ran 18W; Jan 22; ED:132 sh 7B (p268); 114-123 Lee Fite 32 AR AL AR; Vergie E. Fite, 22 TX TX MO; Elfreda Fite, 8 OK AR TX; Joe Fite, 2 OK AR TX

1920 Kiowa Co OK cen; twp7N ran 18W; ED:132 sh10a; 164-175  David W. Walls, 47 MS;  Nancy J. [Walker Fite Walls Walls] 49 MS;  Elmer Walls, 15 OK MS MS;  Asa Glen Walls.12 OK MS MS.

1930 Kiowa Co OK cen, Lone Wolf town, Dill twp; Apr 10; ED:38-16 sh 6A (p117); 123-131 Lee Fite 43 AR AL AL; Virgie [Crouch Fite] 33 TX TX TX; Elfreda Fite, b-1916 OK AR AR; Joe Fite 12 OK AR AR; Athelene Fite 10 OK AR TX; Charles [Leroy] Fite 7 OK AR TX; Ollie May Fite, 3 8/12 yrs OK AR TX

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