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       George W. M. Pitman (1819-     )

George W. Pitman was the son of Joseph and Joanna (Meserve) Pitman, born in Bartlett, NH May 8, 1819.  He lived with his   parents until he was twelve years of age, then  went  to work in  the  tavern   of  his  cousins,   Stephen  and Ezra Meserve.   He remained there for  three  years and  then  returned home. He was educated at the public schools and North Conway and Fryeburg, Maine, academies.  In the fall of 1840 he married Emeline,  daughter  of  Levi  and Ann M. (Davis) Chubbuck and continued to remain in Bartlett. The children of George and wife Emeline were:  (1) Joan M., married Lyman Charles; (2) Mary A.; (3) Angevine (4) Winthrop M., (5) Lycurgus; (6) William; (7)  Adnah, married  Charles E.   Wingate; (8) Levi C.; (9) Joseph H.; (10) Emma, married George A. Carson; (11) Andrew J.

Mrs. Pitman died  March 1, 1880, aged sixty-six. She was a woman of sterling  Christian character, and her influence was felt for many years to follow. 

Judge Pitman served as judge of probate from 1870-1872. Was chosen president of the same body the following years. Judge Pitman, his father Joseph and his son Lycurgus, three generations, have each been chosen state senator. He served his remaining years as a leading lawyer of Carroll County.


History of Carroll County New Hampshire 1889
by Georgia Drew Merrill





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