Biography
Born:  15 Sep 1801, Prince Edward County, Virginia, USA
Father:
 Alexander Hitt(son) (1750-1823)
Mother:
 Rhoda Dodson (1767-1816)
Married:  Mary Ann Beck Hart (1798 – 1879)

Children:  
John Nathan Hittson (1831-1880)
William Bedford Hittson (1834-1905)
Died: 25 November 1861, Weatherford, Parker County, Texas
Buried:  Hittson Cemetery at the "Hittson Crossing" of the Brazos
River
Jesse
Hittson
1801-1861
The Hittson Project
2014
Timeline
1801
(15 September 1801) Birth of Jesse Hittson, Prince
Edward County, Virginia USA
1819
Jesse and a group of friends from Virginia followed the
Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap into
Tennessee.
1820
Jesse Hittson and William Forrest settle in Bedford
County, Tennessee, employed by John Emasy Beck and
the Beck Plantation.  William Forrest was hired as a
blacksmith.  Jesse Hittson was hired as a slave overseer.
William Forrest marries Miriam Beck
Mary Ann "Polly" Beck marries Dr Hart
1821
(13 July 1821) Nathan Bedford Forrest is born
1826
Mary Ann "Polly" Beck Hart is widowed between 1826 and
1830
( 25 June 1826)  Aaron H Hart is born in Bedford County,
Tennessee, USA, son of Mary Ann "Polly" Beck Hart and
Dr. Hart, deceased
1830
Jesse Hittson and Mary Ann "Polly" Beck Hart marry
1831
(11 October 1831) John Nathan Hittson is born in Bedford
County, Tennessee USA
1834
(14 October 1834) William Bedford Hittson is born at Mt
Pleasant, Maury County, Tennessee USA
1840-1850
Residence:  Tippah County, Mississippi (MS 1841 State
Census Index)
1850
Followed western expansion to the Texas Hill Country.
1855
Settled in the Palo Pinto area of Texas, along the Brazos
River, called their farm "Pleasant Valley."
1857   
Organization of Palo Pinto County.  Jesse Hittson was
called to serve as the first Palo Pinto County treasurer.
1861
(25 November 1861)  Died at Weatherford, Parker County,
Texas.  Unknown causes.  First burial at the Hittson
Cemetery, an acre plot of land gifted to the Hittson family
by the Gill family.