John Richard Litton b. 4 July 1726 Rockville Maryland and came to Botetourt Co. Va. in 1745 where he Married Sarah Wilcoxen[also of Maryland] they had 15 children one of which was:
Soloman Caleb Litton Sr b. 1751 Botetourt Co. d. 1843 in Russell Co. Va.
Soloman Caleb Litton had 11 children one of which was James Harvey Litton Sr. b. 18 Aug. 1789 Russell County Va. d. 2 Aug. 1855 Pike Co. Ky. married:
(1st) 25 Sept 1809 to Rebecca Jane Vanhook b. 29 Feb. 1790 d. 4 July 1822. had 5 children.
He then married (2) Mary Elizabeth Elliott b 28 Feb 1810 d 4 July 1834. on 6 June 1826, Russell Co Va. had 5 children.
His third marriage he married on 10 Sept. 1835 in Lebanon Russell Co Va. to Mary Elizabeth Wilson b. 5 Aug 1811 Russell Co Va. [Elk Garden Va. ] d. 19 Jan 1870 Logan Co W/Va. They had 3 children: 1.John Thomas Litton b.1 April 1840, Russell Co. Va. [m: Nancy Slater Thompson] daughter of John and Sarah Slater. They had 4 children from this union. 2. Margaret Elizabeth Litton b. 25 DEC 1843, Russell Co. VA, m:30 June 1861 to Napoleon B. Slater Logan Co Va. 3.Augustavis William Litton b.31 Aug. 1845 Russell Co. VA. d. 25 DEC 1880 in W.VA. State of W.VA. hospital. He was believed to have died from TB. Augustavis married Elizabeth Taylor, daughter of James and Lucretia Williamson Taylor, on 1 March 1867. They had 4 children; 1. James Harvey Litton III b. 1 Feb 1868 [Logan Co. W/VA] d. 1940 Mingo Co. WVa. marriedMargaret Isabelle Munsey on 12 Nov 1892 Martin Co. Ky. She died 1947 in Merimac, Mingo Co W/Va. She was daughter of Daniel and Margaret Aldridge Munsey of Martin Co. Kty. had 7 children; A. Daniel Litton b. 20 Aug 1892 B. Ethel Litton b.2 Feb 1895 d. 30 April 1934, W/Va. state hospital [TB] M:30 May 1915 had 6 children with James Welch b 28 Dec.1885 d. 8 Sept 1958. C. Edna Etta Litton b. 1896 D. Helen [Allen] Litton b.1898 E. James Harvey Litton IV b. 30 April1900 D. Clara Litton b. 1 May 1902 m:--------Risk F. Fredrick Franklin Litton b.20 Dec. 1906 d. 1999 age 93
2. Margaret Litton b. 10 March 1870 Logan Co W/Va. 3. Augustavis William Litton 2nd. b.30 April 1873 Logan Co W/Va. d. 1910 Martin Co Ky (home of remarried mother, Elizabeth Munsey) 4. Alice Marie Litton b.20 Aug 1880 Logan Co W/Va. married James Findley, Martin Co Ky. on 16 Aug 1897