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David Edward PITTS
d.19 FEB 1942 Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas
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Name David Edward PITTS
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 25 JUN 1876 Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia_PROOF: proven
Marriage 9 JUN 1901 Hill County, Texas_PROOF: proven
to Zora Belle TURNER
Other[2] 9 SEP 1918 Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas_PROOF: proven Military
Death[1][3] 19 FEB 1942 Yoakum, Lavaca, TexasCause: "heart trouble" (inquest held) _PROOF: proven 102 Austin Street (home)
Burial[3] 21 FEB 1942 Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas_PROOF: proven Oak Grove Cemetery

Notes "Mrs. D. E Pitts Dies at Seguin Hospital" Zora Belle Turner, wife of D E Pitts, 102 Austin St, Yoakum, died at the Seguin hospital, Seguin, Tex Thursday at 5:24 p m as the result of an automobile accident on the Seguin-San Antonio highway, Sunday, September 14 in collision with a car driven by colored people, in which she was seriously injured. A grandchild had an arm broken and others suffered minor injuries. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept 20 at 10 a m at the Austin St Baptist Church under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home. Services will be conducted by Rev W Mahler, and burial will bein Oak Grove cemetery. Mrs. Pitts is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Delia Pressley of Yoakum, two sons, Carl of Yoakum and Gilbert of San Antonio; three grandaughters:Francis C Pitts, Mrs Travis Henry and BettyJo Henry; and one great granddaughter, Katherine Ann Henry; one sister Mrs. Mary T Rogers of Ft Worth. Miss Turner and Mr Pitts were married in Hill county, June 9, 1901 and they moved to Yoakum 31 years ago.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Indexed by Barbara Jim York for Carl Mary Welhausen Library, Beck Buffington Funeral Homes Ledgers (The Lavaca
    14P 1441 PITTS DAVID EDWARD 6/25/1886 2/19/1942.

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  2. 2.0 2.1 United States. Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (Washington, D.C.: National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509, 1987-1988)
    Name: David Edward PittsCity: Not StatedCounty: DewittState: TexasBirth Date: 25 Jun 1876Race: WhiteRoll: 1953188DraftBoard: 0.

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  3. 3.0 3.1 Texas, United States. Texas Deaths, 1890-1976. (FamilySearch)
    David Edward Pitts; State of Texas, Lavaca County; no. 8585; 19 February 1942.

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  4.   United States. Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (Washington, D.C.: National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509, 1987-1988).

    Name: David Edward Pitts
    City: Not Stated
    County: Dewitt
    State: Texas
    Birth Date: 25 Jun 1876
    Race: White
    Roll: 1953188
    DraftBoard: 0
    [Entry Recording Date : 30 MAY 2008] _TMPLT:
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  5.   Indexed by Barbara Jim York for Carl Mary Welhausen Library, Beck Buffington Funeral Homes Ledgers (The Lavaca.

    14P 1441 PITTS DAVID EDWARD 6/25/1886 2/19/1942
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