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Elizabeth Helton Spitzer and Family

Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 3.0
MARCUM Project Version 1012
May 13, 2000

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Ault, Helton, Spitzer

First Generation

1. Elizabeth1 Helton,(1) daughter of Marvel Helton and Agnes (Helton), (#3907) was born in Tennessee circa 1809. Elizabeth died before 1869.

She married Henry H. Spitzer August 7, 1839 in Hawkins Co, TN.(2) (Henry H. Spitzer is #3908.) Henry was born circa 1814 in probably, Tennessee. Henry was employed. In 1860 in the Census of 1860, Henry was listed as a head of household in Greene Co, TN.(3) In 1870 in the Census of 1870, Henry was listed as a farmer and head of household in Knox Co, TN.(4) 12 June 1880 Henry was listed in the 1880 Census as a head of household and a lime burner in Knox Co, TN.(5)

Elizabeth Helton and Henry H. Spitzer had the following children:

Second Generation

7. Rowena C.2 Spitzer (Elizabeth1 Helton) (#930) was born in Hawkins Co, TN circa 1853.

She married Lafayette Spitzer January 14, 1877 in Knox Co, TN.(6) (Lafayette Spitzer is #1135.) Lafayette was born circa 1854 in Hawkins Co, TN. Lafayette was the son of Jacob Spitzer and Caroline Dilloe. 1 June 1880 Lafayette was listed in the 1880 Census as a head of household farming in Knox Co, TN.(7) In 1900 Lafayette was listed in the 1900 Census as a head of household in Knox Co, TN.(8)

Rowena C. Spitzer and Lafayette Spitzer had the following child:

Third Generation

8. Mattie Gertrude3 Spitzer (Rowena C.2, Elizabeth1 Helton) (#1136) was born in Knox Co, TN October 1877.

She married Samuel Washington Ault October 14, 1896 in Knox Co, TN.(9) (Samuel Washington Ault is #1137.) Samuel was born July 1872 in Tennessee.

Mattie Gertrude Spitzer and Samuel Washington Ault had the following children:

Notes and References

1. Distant Crossroads, (Hawkins Co, TN, Gen & Hist Soc), Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, 976.875 B2d, Vol. V No. 2, p. 60, query from Edna Mae Helton Astrope (hereafter cited as Distant Crossroads).
2. Prentiss Price, 'Hawkins Co. 1789-1865', Tennessee Marriage Records, (Knoxville, TN: 1958), West Los Angeles Family History Center, Los Angeles, CA, 976.8 V25p, Vol. 2 p. 141, Jacob Flora, Sec. (hereafter cited as Price, 1789-1865, Hawkins Marriages).
3. Byron and Barbara Sistler, comp., 1860 Census - Tennessee (Nashville, TN: Byron Sistler & Associates, 1981), p. 100: Spitser, Henry 47, Elizabeth 46, William 18, Sarah J. 14, Elizabeth 11, Matilda 10, Roena C. 8, Ge-183-245 (hereafter cited as Sistler, 1860 Census of TN).
4. Henry Spitzer, 1870 US Census, Knox Co. TN, P.90A L.2, Spitzer, Henry 58 Farmer [col.19 of the woman on Line 1 is checked]; Matilda 18, Rowena 15; Harris, Mary 60; everybody b.TN (hereafter cited as 1870 census, P.90A L.2, Knox Co. TN).
5. Henry H. Spitzer, 1880 US Census, Knox Co. TN (Third Civil District), ED.151 S.19 L.42 H&F.153, Spitzer Henry H 66 b.VA f,m.b.VA Lime Burner; Elizabeth wife 28 b.TN f,m.b.TN Keeping House; Henry H son 9 b.TN fb.TN [sic] mb.TN (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.151 S.19 L.42, Knox Co. TN).
6. R.C. d'Armand and V.C. d'Armand, Knox Co. TN Marriage Records 1792-1900, (Knoxville, TN: Family Rec. Soc., 1970), Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA, R 976.81 K74DA, p. 972, cites number 8, by George H Cox MG, bond Isaac Robinson (hereafter cited as d'Armand, Knox Marriages).
7. Fayett Spitzer, 1880 US Census, Knox Co. TN (Third Civil District), ED.151 S.1 L.40 H&F.10, Spitzer Fayett 23 b.TN f,m.b.VA Farming col.23; C Roena wife 23 b.TN fb.VA mb.TN Keeping House; Mattie G dau 2 b.TN f,m.b.TN; Luttrell John L boarder 22 sgl b.TN f,m.b.TN Daily Laborer [Author's note: many Luttrell families in Knox Co] (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.151 S.1 L.40, Knox Co. TN).
8. Lafayette Spitzer, 1900 US Census Soundex, Knox Co. TN (Civil Dist #2), ED.70 S.25 L.94, Soundex, NA Series T1072, Roll 147, National Archives, Washington, DC: Spitzer, Lafayette May 1849-41; Rowena wife month:n/r year:n/r 42; Ault, Samuel W son-in-law July 1872-27; Mattie G dau Oct 1877-22; Alger M grson Sep 1897-2, Bulah J grdau Oct 1898-1, Larance L grson Apr 1900-2/12, everybody b.TN (hereafter cited as 1900 census, ED.70 S.25 L.94, Knox Co. TN).
9. d'Armand, Knox Marriages, p.971, mentions their middle names, her surname 'Spitser'.



Ault, Alger M. (i1138), b.1897-
Ault, Bulah J. (i1139), b.1898-
Ault, Larance L. (i1140), b.1900-
Ault, Samuel Washington (marriage to Mattie Gertrude Spitzer) (i1137), b.1872-


Helton, Elizabeth (i3907), b.1809-d.1869


Spitzer, Eliza (i3909), b.1838-
Spitzer, Elizabeth (i3912), b.1848-
Spitzer, Henry H. (marriage to Elizabeth Helton) (i3908), b.1814-
Spitzer, Lafayette (marriage to Rowena C. Spitzer) (i1135), b.1854-
Spitzer, Matilda (i927), b.1851-
Spitzer, Mattie Gertrude (i1136), b.1877-
Spitzer, Rowena C. (i930), b.1853-
Spitzer, Sarah (i3911), b.1846-
Spitzer, William (i3910), b.1842-

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