Person:Peter Fite (1)

m. bef 1750
  1. Peter Fite1753/54 - 1817
  2. Catharine Fite1754 - bef 1850
  3. Christina Fite1756 - 1855
  4. Rev John Fite1758 - 1852
  5. Leonard Fite1760 - 1842
  6. Mary Fite1765 - 1850
m. c 1774
Facts and Events
Name Peter Fite
Gender Male
Birth[1] ca 1753/54 Sussex, New Jersey, United States
Marriage c 1774 New Jersey, United Statesto Anna Barbara Summers
Other[4][5] 23 Jun 1784 Sussex, New Jersey, United StatesExecutor of Father's Will
Death[3] 8 Dec 1817 Lincoln, North Carolina, United States
Burial[3] Goshen Cemetery, Belmont, Gaston, North Carolina, United States

Peter is listed in his father's will dated 5 Apr 1782 and is named as Executor along with his mother, Catharine[1].

Peter removed to North Carolina. He was born in Sussex Co, NJ where his parents lived and died in Lincoln Co, NC. He married Anna Barbary Summers about 1774 in New Jersey. He is buried in Belmont, Gaston, North Carolina, in Goshen Cemetery. His sister, Mary Fite Rumfelt also lived in Gaston County, NC as detailed in her husband, Henry Fumfelt's Revolutionary Pension file.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Fite, Elizabeth Mitchell Stephenson. The biographical and genealogical records of the Fite families in the United States. (New York: E.M.S. Fite, 1907), p 17.
  2.   John Fite, in New Jersey. Surrogate's Court (Sussex County). Record of wills, 1753-1900; 1S - 5948S. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968).

    Will of John Fite, Oxford, Sussex, NJ: Son Peter, one English crown. Youngest son Leonard, £30. Said sons to have the mill and land. Wife, Catharine Elizabeth, £100. Daughters, Catharine, wife of Johannis Tetman, Christiana, wife of Lawrance Lamberson, and Mary, wife of Henry Rumfelt, rest of estate. Executors -- wife, Catharine Elizabeth, and son Peter. Signed 4 April 1782. Witnesses -- Lowrance Lambertson, Brachia Lambertson, William Rea. Proved June 23, 1784 Inventory 25 June 1784 £23.13.6

  3. 3.0 3.1 Find A Grave.
  4. Peter Fite, Executor of Will of Father
  5. Peter Fite, Executor of Will of Father p2