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  • ID: I17749
  • Name: Washington Wiggins Albritton
  • Surname: Albritton
  • Given Name: Washington Wiggins
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1836 in Wilcox County, al
  • Death: 1900 in Rusk Tx
  • Note:
    Washington Wiggins Albritton was the son of John F. Albritton and Mary (Polk) Albritton. Hi s mother was the sister of President James K. Polk. His father was one of three brothers wh o left their parents, Enoch and Penelope Albritton, in England, and came to this country in 1 827. There were nine children born to John and Mary, but only Washington Wiggins came to Texa s.

    W. W. Albritton married Mary Ann Theresa (Turner) in Poplar Springs, Pontotoc County, Mississ ippi, in 1868. One year later, they arrived in Texas and purchased 500 acres of land betwee n Nacogdoches and Gushing. Washington was pastor of Old North Church in Nacogdoches, one of t he oldest churches in Texas, which still is in existence. They were the parents of seven chil dren. As the children became of school age, they moved to Alto and later, to Rusk so that th e older children could attend Rusk College. Mr. Albritton was the Baptist district missionar y in Rusk and died there in 1900.

    Private, Co. G, 2nd Mississippi Cavalry Regt.
    Baptist Minister in Nacogdoches Co. Texas

    1900 United States Federal Census about Wiggins W Albritton
    Name: Wiggins W Albritton
    [Washington Wiggins Allbritton]
    [Wiggart Albritton]
    Age: 64
    Birth Date: Apr 1836
    Birthplace: Alabama
    Home in 1900: Justice Precinct 1, Cherokee, Texas
    [Cherokee]
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Mary A Albritton
    Marriage Year: 1868
    Years Married: 32
    Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Wiggins W Albritton 64
    Mary A Albritton 54
    Fannie L Albritton 21
    Minnie O Albritton 18
    Pennie A C Albritton 14
    William C Albritton 13

    Rev. Washington Wiggins Albritton
    passed away in 1900.

    Burial:
    Jacksonville City Cemetery
    Jacksonville
    Cherokee County
    Texas, USA

    Inscription:

    FATHER
    W. W. ALBRITTON
    1836-1900
  • Change Date: 10 Apr 2013 at 07:46:05



    Father: John Frizzell Albritton b: 15 Sep 1796 in Pitt, North Carolina
    Mother: Mary Polk b: 23 Oct 1800

    Marriage 1 Mary Ann Theresa Turner
    • Married: 1868 in Poplar Springs, Pontotoc County, Mississippi
    Children
    1. Has No Children Martha Ann Albritton
    2. Has No Children Amanda Virginia Albritton
    3. Has No Children Fannie Laura Albritton
    4. Has Children Benjamin Jackson Albritton b: 1880 in Texas
    5. Has Children Minnie Ola Albritton b: Feb 1882 in Jacksonville, Tx
    6. Has No Children Penny Ann Lavinia Albritton b: 1 Jul 1885
    7. Has Children William Clark Albritton b: 1 Feb 1887 in , Nacogdoches, Texas, USA
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