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John Hitch
Amelia (Milly) Disharoon
(Abt 1775-1843/1849)
Tubman Lankford
(Abt 1770-1842)
Amelia (Betsy) Hayman
(Abt 1772-1859/1861)
Benjamin Pitts Hitch
Mary (Molly) Lankford
Levin H. (Mathias?) Hitch
(Abt 1841-1875)


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Levin H. (Mathias?) Hitch

  • Born: Abt Aug 1841, MD 1 2 3 4
  • Died: 22 Aug 1875, Orleans Parish, LA 5


On September 1, 1868, Levin H. Hitch and Elijah A.J. Powell paid $6,000 for land to James Powell. It was described as the same land that James Powell bought from Mollie Miles on November 20, 826 (rec. Liber GH No. 3, Folio 393,394), 183 acres called "Chance" and "Addition to Chance". Also land Henry W. Long and wife sold to Powell on March 4, 1843 (rec. Liber AH, Folio 471,472) 52 7/8 acres called "Vasterage" and "The Fifty Acre Priviledge". Also land Powell bought from John R. Franklin on May 29, 1854 (rec. Liber LW NO. 3, Folio 87,88) 172 acres called "Dormans Conclusion". Also land Powell bought from Teagle Townsend and wife on January 25, 1855 (rec. Liber LW NO. 3, Folio 393, 394) 52 acres, and finally land Powell bought from William W. Powell on March 3, 1855 (rec. LW NO. 3, Folio 442) called "Addition Cut Close". (Somerset Co. Land Records, Liber LW No. 11, Folio 224 - A 7-year mortgage was taken out on this transaction in Folio 225-226)

On November 4, 1868, a deed of trust from Elijah A.J. Powell to Levin H. Hitch was executed for all property to rid himself of debt. (Ibid., Liber LW NO. 11, Folio 251).

In the Federal Census of 1870, "Leven" Hitch is indicated in Orleans Parish, Louisiana (page 3, 1st Ward, New Orleans) in a household as follows: - Leven Hitch, age 28, grocery clerk, born in MD. He is in the household of his brother-in-law Paul Mitchell.

He is listed as died in Orleans Parish, LA on Aug 22 1875, age 34.


1 1870 LA Census, Listed as age 28 in the 1870 Orleans Parish, LA Census, born in MD.

2 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 8 in the 1850 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

3 1860 MD Census, Listed as Mathias Hitch, age 18, in the 1860 Trappe District, Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD. In household of Alexander Hastings and family.

4 1875 Orleans Parish Death Index - Gabler, Frank to Lehde, Henry Leonidas, Listed as age 34 when he died on Aug 22 1875.

5 1875 Orleans Parish Death Index - Gabler, Frank to Lehde, Henry Leonidas.

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