Virgil M. Deweese

Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin;
2nd ed., 1885, Butler Co.
VIRGIL M. DEWEESE was born in Butler County, Ky., February 18, 1840, and is a son of William and Elizabeth (Pitman) Deweese, the former of whom was a native of Virginia, and the latter a native of N.C., and of German and English descent respectively. When but a small boy, William Deweese emigrated with his parents from Virginia to Cumberland County, Ky., where his early education was received. While yet a young man, he removed to Butler County, Ky., where he was married and soon afterward removed to Illinois, settling near Springfield, where he bought wild land and subsequently improved a farm, upon which he remained for several years. Deweese Pitman = VA NC Cumberland-KY IL