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Caswell KITTS
Margaret COLVIN
Warning:  secondary sources are mixing up our subject with his elder brother, the John C. KITTS who married a different Margaret COLVIN on 12 Dec 1852 in Grainger Co., TN.  Despite the similarities, these are different couples.  They are also mixing up Margaret with the Mahala KITTS who married Robert McMILLEN.  This is a different woman.
Husband:  Caswell KITTS
Birth:  1831/2 or 1832/3 or 1839/40 or Jan 1834, Grainger Co., TN
Death:  aft. 1910 census
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  John KITTS
Mother:  Barbara MONROE
Marriage:  5 Jan 1856, Rutledge, Grainger Co., TN
Wife:  Margaret "Peggy" COLVIN
Birth:  1836/7 or 1834/5 or 1839/40 or Jul 1838, TN
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  James Hamilton COLVIN
Mother:  Barbara PHIPPS
Children born in Grainger Co., TN:
1.  Barbara "Barbery" Ann KITTS, b. 4 Nov 1857
2.  Lucinda J. KITTS, b. 1857/8
3.  Cordelia KITTS, b. 1858/9; d. by 1870
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Tennessee

Sources:

1.  Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002.  Microfilm.  Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN (online at Ancestry.com):
Caswell Kitts Margaret Colven 5 Jan 1856 Rutledge, Grainger Co.

2.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Caswell KITTS (æ 18, b. TN) is living in Grainger Co., TN, with his widowed mother and siblings (q.v.), which include his brother, John KITTS (æ 24).  Margaret COLVIN (æ 13, b. TN) is living in Grainger Co., TN, with her parents, plus siblings (q.v.).

3.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #25 of 26):  Ulmon's Ridge P.O., Glaize Twp., Miller Co., MO, Roll M653_633, p. 439, PN 103, 670/669, enumerated 21 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
Caswell Kitts 26 M   Farmer   100 Tennessee
Margaret  " 26 F         do
Barbara A "  5 F         do
Lucinda   "  2 F         do
Cordelia  "  1 F         do
Listed next to Margaret's parents, James & Barbara (PHIPPS) COLVIN.

4.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #10 of 17):  Maynardville P.O., 1st Dist., Union Co., TN, Roll M593_1567, p. 205B, PN 10, 75/75, enumerated 4 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
Kitts Caswell 37 M W Farm laborer 300   Tennessee
_____ Margret 35 F W Keeping house     "
_____ Barbery A 13 F W       "
_____ Lucinda J 11 F W       "
Listed next to Caswell's brother, Sterling KITTS (æ 35, b. TN) and family.

5.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 11 Pegga is indexed "Lizza"):  Fifth Civil Dist., Union Co., TN, Roll, p. 156B, PN 6, SD 2, ED 113, enumerated 3 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 13 24
46 47 Kitts Caswell W M 40   / Farmer Tennessee
    _____ Pegga W F 40 Wife / Keeping house Tennessee

6.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #8-9 of 21):  Glaize Twp., Miller Co., MO, Roll 875, pp. 40B-41A, SN 4B-5A, SD 149/EIGHTH, ED 82, enumerated 8 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
72 72 Kitts Caswell Head W M Jan 1834 66 M 45     TN TN TN Farmer 4 N N Y O F F 67
    _____ Margret Wife W F Jul 1836 63 M 45 1 1 TN TN TN Keeping House   Y N Y        
    Cardwell Jas N GSon W M Sep 1878 21 M  1     TN TN TN Farmer 0 Y Y Y        
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    Cardwell Lona A GD-in-Law W F May 1878 22 M  1 0 0 MO IN PA     Y Y Y        
Listed five households from married daughter, Barbara (KITTS) CARDWELL; James Nelson CARDWELL is her son, Lona is his wife.

8.  1910 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #18 of 29):  Glaize Twp., Miller Co., MO, Roll T624_799, p. 49B, SN 9B, SD 8, ED 83, enumerated 3 May 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 12 13 14 17 18 23 24 26 27 28 30
178 182 Kitts Caswell Head M W 78 M1 54 TN TN TN Eng Own Income N N O F H UA
    _____ Margeret Wife F W 74 M1 54 TN TN TN Eng None N Y        
Listed next to married son, James N. CARDWELL.

9.  1920 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

10.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

11.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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