An American Family History

Abijah Pitts

Indiana became a state in 1819. The north was settled by people from New England and New York, the center by people from the Mid-Atlantic states and Ohio, and the south by people from Southern states, particularly Kentucky and Tennessee.

Abijah Pitts was born about 1795 in Washington County, Virginia. He was the son of Lewis Pitts and Mary Head.

Abijah was a private in the 5th company of the Virginia Militia. He was in Company 7 Regiment (Saunders) Virginia Militia.

In 1820 Abijah Pitts was in Washington County, Virginia.

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Washington County, Virginia was formed from Fincastle County in 1777. It originally contained Sullivan County, Tennessee.





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