Witt, John (of Sangamon Co., IL)

Born: 1803-1804 Tennessee

Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois

Witt lived in Sangamon County from at least 1830 to 1839. In 1850, Witt and his family were farming in Miller County, Missouri. By 1860, Witt was employed as a cooper in Miller County, and owned personal property valued at $250.

U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Sangamon County, IL, 144; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Miller County, MO, 442; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Equality, Miller County, MO, 11; Gravestone, Jackson Cemetery, Ulman, MO; Petition of James McCormick and others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court.