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James Britton and Mary W. Kirkham

James Britton was born about 1800 in Chesterfield county, Virginia. Mary W. Kirkham was born Nov. 13, 1808 in/near Petersburg, Virginia, the daughter of Jacob Kirkham. They were married Feb. 10, 1826 Northampton county, North Carolina. In the early 1830s this family moved to Tennessee (county unknown) and by the mid 1830s this family had settled in northern MS. James Britton owned a "plantation" and many slaves. Mary died March 8, 1859 in Tate county and was buried in Eavenson cemetery. After her death James remarried to a woman with a son. After James' death his widow received his estate. It is not know where or when James died.  [notes]

Descendants of James and Mary Britton:

  • Dr. James Monroe Britton was born Dec. 1826 Virginia. He married Sarah B. Richmond (1832-69). James died c 1901 Arkansas.

  • Martha W. "Mattie" Britton was born March 17, 1828 Virginia. She married William M Harris (1824-1885), Oct. 14, 1847 Marshall county, MS. Martha died Aug. 13, 1900 Marshall county, MS. They were buried in Burrow cemetery, Marshall co., MS.
    • Cincinattus A. Harris
    • William L. Harris
    • James E. Harris
    • Julius L. Harris
    • Theodorsia A. Harris
    • Virginia Estella Harris
    • Lucius J. Harris
    • Mary B. Harris
    • Benjamin Harris
    • Ross B. Harris
    • John W. Harris
    • Percy Ernest Harris

  • Thomas Jefferson Britton was born June 13, 1829 Virginia. He married Margaret F. Britton, April 1, 1850. He married Hattie C. Mullins, Nov. 17, 1878. Thomas died May 5, 1893 Arkansas.

      children by Margaret F. Britton
    • Thomas J. Britton
    • William Monroe Britton
    • James F. Britton
    • Taylor Britton
    • Margaret Britton
      children by Hattie C. Mullins
    • Ada Clara Britton
    • Ida Beatrice Britton
    • Rosalee Caroline Britton
    • Bertha Bell Britton
    • Arther Britton
    • Garland Britton
    • Herbert Virgil Britton

  • Mary Madison Britton was born c May 1830\31 Tennessee. She married Thomas William Wright(1823-?), June 18, 1848 Marshall co., MS. They had 14 children. Mary died after 1900, possibly in Tate county, MS.
    • John Yarrel Wright
    • James B. Wright
    • Olivia Wright
    • Adeliza Wright
    • Mary A. Wright
    • Martha "Mattie" Y. Wright
    • Ida Wright
    • Irene Wright
    • Judson Wright
    • Bunyon Wright
    • ? Wright

  • John Britton was born c 1832 Tennessee. He was living with his sister Martha in 1850. Nothing more is known.

  • Winfred? S. Britton was born c 1834 Tennessee. Nothing more is known.

  • Benjamin Franklin Britton was born Jan. 28, 1836 Marshall co., MS. He married Martha A. "Pattie Jeffries" Gregory, Aug. 28, 1867 Desoto co., MS. This family moved to TX in the mid 1870s. Benjamin died Feb. 26, 1930 Paducah, Cottle co., TX and was buried Buck Creek cemetery.
    • Clara Y. Britton
    • Susan Mary "Sudie" Britton
    • Leonadis G. "Lonnie" Britton
    • Benjamin Franklin Britton
    • Lelia Alice Britton
    • Oscar Thomas Britton
    • Annie Estella Britton
    • Elmer Lee Britton
    • James Arthur Britton

  • Virginia A. Britton was born Feb. 28, 1838 MS. She married Crockett H. Phillips(1830-1887), Oct. 17, 1857 Desoto county, MS. Virginia died May 4, 1908 Tate county, MS and was buried in Palestine cemetery, Tate county, MS.
    • Ophelia V. Phillips
    • Edmond H. Phillips
    • Mary B. Phillips
    • Monroe Phillips
    • Kate Ida Phillips
    • Theodore Phillips
    • Della Phillips
    • Bob Phillips

  • Amanda H. Britton was born c 1840 MS. She married Robert Harris, Dec. 21, 1858 Desoto county, MS. Their last known residence was in Marshall county, MS in 1880.
    • R. H. Harris
    • M. A. Harris
    • Martha "Mattie" Harris
    • Willie Harris
    • Alphonzo Harris
    • Sevric?? Harris
    • Ella? Harris
    • Lewis Harris
    • Virginia Harris
    • Alver/Alvin? Harris

  • Emoline W. Britton was born Nov. 18, 1842 MS. She married Albert Gallatin Womack(1835-1921), c 1860. Emoline died Nov. 7, 1913 Jones county, TX. They were buried in Mount Hope cemetery, Jones county, TX.
    • Mary Alice Womack
    • Albert Sidney Womack
    • Samuel Arthur Womack
    • Lee Ora Womack
    • Carrie Womack
    • Ida Womack
    • Walter Womack
    • Roxana Womack
    • Wallace Womack
    • William Houston Womack

  • Leonadus R. Britton was born c 1844. Leonadis died July 15, 1863 Jacksonville, MS.

  • Lucius C. Britton was born c 1846. He married Elizabeth Phillips, June 29, 1871 Desoto county, MS.
    • John Britton
    • Roxie S. Britton
    • Willie Britton

  • William A(T). Britton was born c 1845-47. He married Mahala Harvey, July 26, 1877 Rockwall co., TX. He married Margaret Klutts, March 25, 1891 Rockwall co., TX. William died 1906 Rockwall co., TX. [Descendants]
    children by Mahala Harvey:  
    • James Oscar Britton
    • Wilson A. Britton