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Pittman Lineage

1. Andrew Pittman,
b. c1856, Marshall Co., IN, parents were born in OH (father) and IN (mother); m. c1875 to Arminda Mellott (?), b. c1857, IN, both parents born in OH.
LDS: 1. Araminda Mellett, b. 1857 to Charles Mellett and Ezediah Truex in NY; 2. Marriage of Andrew Pittman to Arminda Mellott c1878 in NY.
The 1910 Census said that Arminda gave birth to 7 children with 6 still living. William is not in any of the family pictures. He may not be a son though he was in Norvell in 1920.
Children:   1 Martha, b. n/a; d. bef. 1910?
                2 Charles Henry*, b. 1879, Marshall Co., IN (or Koscisisko Co., IN?)
                3 ?-William E., b. c1881, Marshall Co., IN (or Koscisisko Co., IN?)
                4 Jenny, b. n/a; m. Ebfer(?) Herford
                5 Ira A., b. c1886, Marshall Co., IN
                6 Frank, b. 22 Oct 1890, Marshall Co., IN
                7 Edna Grace, b. c1893, IN


2. Charles Henry Pittman, b. 1879, Marshall Co., IN, d. 1946, Jackson Co., MI; m. c1900 to Dora Elizabeth Berkeypile, b. 28 Dec 1881, Marshall Co., IN, d. July 1978, Norvell, MI (dau. of George H. Berkeypile and Carolin H. _________). Both are buried in the Napoleon Cemetery, Napoleon, MI.

Children:   a) George Andrew, b. 14 Jan 1903, IN

                b) Gladys, b. c1907, IN

                c) Bertha Fern*, b. 10 Feb 1909, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI

                d) Nina Grace, b. 1 Apr 1911, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI

                e) Merl Henry, b. 8 Feb 1913, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI; d. 23 Sep 1997

                f) Charles Frederic, b. 22 Feb 1915, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI

                g) Harold Devon, b. 15 Feb 1920, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI; d. WWII

                h) Lewis B., b. 17 Oct 1921, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI


3. Bertha Fern Pittman, b. 10 Feb 1909, Norvell Twp., Jackson Co., MI, d. 1940, MI; m. Harvey Ernest Blakeman, b. 1905, MI, d. 14 Feb 1960.

Children: a) Darrell Ernest, b. Hillsdale Co., MI

                        b) Beverly Fern, b. Hillsdale Co., MI

                        c) Dale Eugene*, b. Brooklyn, Jackson Co., MI


4. Dale Eugene Blakeman, b. Brooklyn, Jackson Co., MI; m. to Katherine Francis Moore, b. Jackson, MI (dau. of James T. Moore and Rose Marie Coffee).

Children:   a) Rex Eugene, b. Vandercook Lake, MI;

                b) Sherie Fern,* b.  Vandercook Lake, MI

                c) Sherlene Marie, b. 2 Jackson, MI

                d) Scott Andrew, b.  Jackson, MI


5. Sherie Fern Blakeman, b. Vandercook Lake, Jackson Co., MI; 1m. John Eley, div.; 2m. to David Rogers Swarts, b. Williamsburg, James City Co., VA.

                Children:    a) Rick Andrew, Jackson, MI

Compiled 4 Aug 1999 by Sherie F. (Blakeman) and David R. Swarts, 1905 Springport Rd., Apt. 2, Jackson, MI 49202