Benjamin Venables
Sarah Dashiell
Levin Crockett
(Abt 1772-1842)
Sarah (Sally) Dashiell Venables
(1773-1857)
Sarepta Crockett
(1816-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ezekiel Hitch

Sarepta Crockett

  • Born: 25 Jun 1816, MD 2 3 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Ezekiel Hitch on 16 Dec 1843 in Somerset Co., MD 1
  • Died: 11 Mar 1901, Wicomico Co., MD 2 8

  

On December 3, 1849, for $300, Sarepta Hitch, wife of Ezekiel Hitch, bought from John S. and Emily F. Crockett, 41 acres of land called "Western Fields". This record indicates that Levin Crockett is the father of Sarepta Hitch (Somerset County Land Records, Liber WP, No. 4, Folio 442)

On October 7, 1882, Sarepta Hitch sold land to son John Hitch for the simple payment of "love and affection." The land consisted of 41 acres called "Western Fields", the same land that Sarepta obtained by deed from John S. Crockett and wife on December 3, 1849. Witness: William H. Warren. (Wicomico County Land Records, Liber SPT No. 5, Folio 128).

In the Federal Census of 1900, Sarepta Hitch is indicated in District 1, Barren Creek, Wicomico County, Maryland ( ED110, sheet 15, line 56) in a household as follows: - Sarepta Hitch, born 6/1816 in MD - Lucy Hitch, born 12/1850 in MD - Alice Hitch, born 10/1853 in MD.


Sarepta married Ezekiel Hitch, son of Robert Hitch and Nelly Wilson, on 16 Dec 1843 in Somerset Co., MD.1 (Ezekiel Hitch was born on 25 Jul 1816 in Somerset Co., MD 2 9 10 11 12 and died on 16 Oct 1893 in Somerset Co., MD 2.)


Sources


1 Somerset Co., MD Marriage Records.

2 "A Hitch Orchard", by Daisy Hitch, 1931.

3 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 34 in the 1850 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

4 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 44 in the 1860 Barrren Creek, Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

5 1870 MD Census, Listed as age 54 in the 1870 Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

6 1900 MD Census, Listed as born in June 1816 in MD in the 1900 Wicomico Co., MD Census.

7 1880 MD Census, Listed as age 63 in the 1880 Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

8 MD Death Certificate.

9 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 34, farmer, in the 1850 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD (pg 505b).

10 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 44 in the 1860 Barren Creek, Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

11 1870 MD Census, Listed as a farmer, age 54, in the 1870 Barren Creek District, Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

12 1880 MD Census, Listed as age 63 in the 1880 Barren Creek, Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.


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