Richard Hittson
1780-1825
State of Tennessee Pioneer
The Hittson Project
Richard Hitt  (Hittson)
First Son
m. 1801
Grainger,
Tennessee
Drucilla Stubblefield
Timeline
Patrynomics:    A name derived from that of the father or
paternal ancestor, especially by the addition of a suffix or
prefix:  Hitt -- Hitts -- Hittson
1780
The Birth record of Richard Hitt has not been found, other
than the quoted year of birth in official documents, i.e.
census, marriage, etc.
1801
Marriage record to Drucella Stubblefield in Grainger County,
Tennessee shows "Richard Hits."  His signature on original
marriage bond is "Richard Hits."
1810
Early 1810 Census from Grainger County, Tennessee
records name as "Richard Hitson."
1812-1814
War of 1812 records for enlistment in "BUNCH'S REGIMENT,
MOUNTED (1813-14), EAST TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS,
gives name as "Richard Hitts."
A private in the Company Commanded by Captain James
Cummings in the Regiment of volunteers Commanded by
Colonel Samuel Bunch in the war with Great Britain declared
by the United States on the 28th day of June 1812
Volunteered at Ragensville in the county of Hawkins and
State of Tennessee on or about the Seventeenth day of
October 1813 for the term of three months and continued in
actual service in said war for the term of Three months and
was honorably discharged at Ragensville TN on or about the
Seventeenth day of January 1814 as will appear by the
muster rolls.
1825
27 Oct 1825
Court records show name as "Richard Hittson." Murdered by
Lewis Wilburn, Jr.  in Claiborne County, Tennessee. Family
members captured Wilburn in North Carolina and returned
him to Claiborne County for trial.
1826
Petition asking a law be passed authorizing payment of
expenses for transporting Lewis Wilburn from Wilson County,
North Carolina to Claiborne County, TN. Named in petition:
Richard Hittson, Sheriff Richard Stubblefield, William
McCarver, William Mays and James Claghorne
1851
Personally appeared before me a justice of the peace within
and for the County and State above Said Druciller Hitson
aged sixtynine years a resident of Grundy County in the State
of Tennessee who being duly swarn according to law
declares that she is the widow of Richard Hitson deseast who
was a private in the Company Commanded by Captain James
Cummings in the Regiment of volunteers Commanded by
Colonel Samuel Bunch in the war with Great Britian declared
by theUnited States on the 28th day of June 1812 that her
said husband volunteered at Ragensville in the county of
Hawkins and State of Tennessee on or about the
Seventeenth day of October 1813 for the term of three
months and continued in actual service in said war for the
term of Three months and was honerably discharged at
Ragensville Ten. on or about the Seventeenth day of January
1814 as will appear by the muster rolls. She further states
that she was married to the said Richard Hitson Granger
County Ten. on the 13 day of August 1801 by Peter Harris
J.P. and that her name before her said marrage was Druciller
Stubblefield that her said husband died in Claborne County
Ten. on the 24th day of Oct. 1825 and that she is still a
widow. She makes this declaration of the purpose of
obtaining the county land to which she may entitled under the
act past Sept 28 1850 swarn to and subscribed before me the
day and year above written Samuel T. Christian J.P. Drucilla
Hitson (More information on Richard Hitson son of Alexander
Sr. and Mackey Royal comes from a paper dated Wednesday
March 26 1980 article titled "Early Settlers of Claiborne
County" He is the 7th family mentioned it reads---------Richard
Hitson came to Clinch River prior to 1830. His children were:
Sarah who married James M. Clarkson, Wyatt, Polly married
Alfred Brawley, Berryman and Thomas) found in a paper by
Evelyn Williams Hittson, relative.
Sarah Hittson
1804-
Wyatt Hittson
1808-1875
Mary Polly Hittson
1814-1907
Berryman Hittson
1818-1910
m.
m.
m.
m.
James M. Clarkson
-1833
Martha Stubblefield
1812-1874
Alfred Fauster Brawley
1814-1895
Sarah Patterson
Harpole
"Filly"
1822-1898
Rebecca Clarkson
Thomas Jefferson
Hittson
1832-1920
Wyatt Leroy Brawley
1838-1923
Thomas R Hittson
1843-1920
  William Richard
Hittson
1836-1892
Cinderella Brawley
1839-
Byron Alexander
Hittson
1845-
  Robert Loch
Carpenter Hittson
1845-1889
Mary Brawley
1843
Mary Hittson
1845-
    William Buck Brawley
1844-1910
Langston Hittson
1846-1930
    Drucilla P Brawley
1849-
George Watson
Hittson
1848-1932
    Greek Brawley
1850-1922
Martha Hittson
1850-
    Nancy Ann Brawley
1852-1922
Margaret Hittson
1857-
    Mary Brawley
1856-1898
William Winfield
Hittson
1863-1939
      Sarah Hittson
1865-
Children & Families
Biography
Birth:        1780, Halifax County, Virginia USA
Father:     
Alexander Hitt(son) (1750-1823) Virginia    (Family Tree)
       Mother:    Mackey Royall (1755-1785) Virginia

Marriage:  Drucella Stubblefield (13 Aug 1801) Grainger County, TN           
Children:  Sarah, Wyatt, Mary Polly and Berryman

Death:      27 Oct 1826 in Claiborne County, Tennessee, USA