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John Hitch
(Abt 1696-1762/1763)
Elizabeth (Baty) (?)
(Abt 1700-After 1762)
George Hitch
(1745/1746-1812)
Hannah Weeks
(1747-1812)
Capt. George Hitch
(1773-1853)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Nancy Tripp

2. Abigail Church

Capt. George Hitch

  • Born: 01 Jun 1773, Bristol Co., MA
  • Marriage (1): Nancy Tripp on 22 Nov 1795 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA
  • Marriage (2): Abigail Church on 14 Dec 1826 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA
  • Died: 15 Aug 1853, Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA
  • Buried: Abt 18 Aug 1853, Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA

  

A Hitch Orchard states, "Captain George Hitch was a noted sea Captain in his day. He died while his youngest son was still a child. His sister Abby then cared for the home. George Hitch seems to have owned land on or near Fort St., Fairhaven, MA, a part of which was known as Hitch Grove. In this same locality a short street has been named 'Hitch St.'"

In the Federal Census of 1800, George Hitch Jr. is indicated in Bristol County, Massachusetts (page 426) in a household comprised of one male age 26-45, one female under age 10 and one female age 26-45. In the Federal Census of 1810, George Hitch Jr. is indicated in Bristol County, Massachusetts (page 289) in a household comprised of one male under age 10, one male age 26-45, one female age 10-16 and one female age 26-45. In the Federal Census of 1820, George Hitch is indicated in Bristol County, Massachusetts in a household comprised of one male age 16-18, one male age 16-26, one male age 45+ and one female age 26-45. The record indicates the one person in the household "manufactures." In the Federal Census of 1830, George Hitch is indicated in Bristol County, Massachusetts in a household comprised of one male age 20-30, one male age 50-60, one female under age 5, one female age 5-10 and one female age 40-50.

In the Federal Census of 1850, George Hitch is indicated in Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts (pg 169) in a household as follows: - George Hitch, mariner, age 77, born in MA - George Hitch Jr., mariner, age 46, born in MA - Frederick D. Hitch, age 16, born in MA - Joseph F. Hitch, age 13, born in MA - Abby Briggs, age 58, born in MA - Elisha Babcock, male, age 27, born in MA - Elizabeth A. Babcock, age 27, born MA - Abby L. Babcock, age 6 months, born in MA.

  

Correspondence from Ernest Towers, 54 Witchwood Road, Yarmouthport, MA 02664 dated Jul 30 2001. This package included from Cynthia S. McNaughten: Hitch Families in Fairhaven dated Jul 15 1999, Genealogy - Three Hitch Families in FH dated Jan 30 2000, Northern Half of Lot #3 [a history of Fairhaven, MA land ownership] dated Jan 30 2000 and some excerpts from books Old Time Fairhaven, and Life of Bates.

  

Correspondence from Ernest Towers, 54 Witchwood Road, Yarmouthport, MA 02664 dated Jul 30 2001. This package included from Cynthia S. McNaughten: Hitch Families in Fairhaven dated Jul 15 1999, Genealogy - Three Hitch Families in FH dated Jan 30 2000, Northern Half of Lot #3 [a history of Fairhaven, MA land ownership] dated Jan 30 2000 and some excerpts from books Old Time Fairhaven, and Life of Bates.


George married Nancy Tripp, daughter of Job Tripp and Hannah Carver, on 22 Nov 1795 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA. (Nancy Tripp was born on 12 Apr 1773 in Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA and died on 18 Aug 1825 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA.)


  

New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts Marriages to 1850.

George next married Abigail Church, daughter of Joseph Church and Deborah Perry, on 14 Dec 1826 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA. (Abigail Church was born on 17 Jan 1790 in Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA and died on 23 May 1848 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA.)


  

New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts Marriages to 1850.



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