He is the earliest of my known Calvitt ancestors. One of his Calvitt descendants told me in 1994 that he had two brothers, PETER and JOHN and two sisters, SARAH who married SAMUEL PLATT and another who married SAMUEL EVANS. (I would appreciate any assistance on either of these lines.) Edward's date and place of birth are not known. However, he died in 1799 in the Pee Dee District (Marion) of South Carolina. He married MARY OWENS, the daughter of EDWARD OWENS and MARY ANN BRYAN. Another of their daughters, MACCARINE OWENS, married LEVI CRAWFORD, another ancestral line. Not much is known about Mary except that she also died in the Pee Dee District. They had issue below.
CALVITT GENERATION 2
The children of EDWARD CALVITT and MARY ANN BRYAN:
She married LILAS C. LINSON and died in September 1835. They had at least one child, Joseph, and nothing further is known of this family.
She married first, JOSEPH DAVIS and second, ALEXANDER HAMILTON. Ann and Alexander were members of the Spring Hill Methodist Church.
He married MARY KIRKPATRIC.
JOHN M. CALVITT
He was born in 1794. On February 11, 1818 he married MARTHA CRAWFORD. She was born March 3, 1799 the daughter of LEVI CRAWFORD and MACCARINE OWENS. He died June 13, 1843 and she died June 28, 1842. Both are buried in the Pinetree Cemetery in Alvin, Berkeley, South Carolina. They had issue below.
CALVITT GENERATION 3
The children of JOHN M. CALVITT and MARTHA CRAWFORD:
SARAH D. CALVITT
She was born December 25, 1818 and died very young.
SAMUEL ELKIN CALVITT
He was born August 21, 1820. On May 1, 1851 he married MARY ELLEN HUXFORD, born July 19, 1831 daughter of SAMUEL HUXFORD and ELIZABETH HELEN GUYTON. He died July 21, 1852 in Berkeley County, South Carolina after just over a year of marriage. She died October 26, 1917 in Norway, Orangeburg, South Carolina and is buried in the Lebanon Methodist Cemetery in Neeces, Orangeburg, South Carolina. He is buried in the St. Stephens Episcopal Cemetery in St. Stephen, South Carolina. They had one child, Samuel Palmer who married Janie Brown Stevenson.
MARY E. CALVITT
She was born August 10, 1822. She married JOHN WILSON BRADWELL on June 2, 1845. He was born May 29, 1815 and died May 6, 1881 in Berkeley County, South Carolina. Her date and place of death is not known. He is buried in Friendship Methodist Cemetery in Cross, Berkeley, South Carolina.
She was born March 9, 1823 and married JOHN WADE THURSTON on December 22, 1850. They both died in Berkeley County, South Carolina and are buried in the St. Stephens Episcopal Cemetery in St. Stephen, South Carolina.
LYDIA ANN CALVITT
She was born June 28, 1825 in Berkeley County. She married PETER HUXFORD son of PETER HUXFORD (SR.) and SARAH GARLINGTON on August 7, 1843.
EDWARD CALVITT, Jr.
He died in infancy.
She never married.
ALICE ARMSTRONG CALVITT
She was born April 20, 1829 and married DAVID FAULING on September 18, 1845.