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Ezekiel Hitch
(1748-1828)
Elizabeth Hopkins
(Abt 1748-1820)
George Wilson
(1758-1829)
Robert Hitch
(1781-1834)
Nelly Wilson
(1787-1862)
Robert Hitch
(1827-1910)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Nancy (Ann) Hearn

Robert Hitch

  • Born: 14 Aug 1827, Somerset Co., MD 2 3 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Nancy (Ann) Hearn on 23 Jan 1854 in Somerset Co., MD 1
  • Died: 08 Oct 1910, Wicomico Co., MD 8
  • Buried: Abt 11 Oct 1910, Parsons Cemetery, Salisbury, Wicomico Co., MD

  

In the Federal Census of 1860, Robert Hitch was indicated in a household (no. 1293) in the Salisbury District of Wicomico County, Maryland as follows: - Robert Hitch, age 30 - Nancy Hitch, age 28 - Herbert Hitch, age 4 - George Hitch, age 3 - Ellen Hitch, age 1 - Infant Hitch, age 6 months All were born in Maryland.

On Sep 30 1862, Robert Hitch is listed in the U.S. Adjutant General Enrollment for Somerset County Election District No. 9 as age 35.

In the Federal Census of 1870, Robert Hitch was indicated in a household in the Salisbury District of Wicomico County, Maryland as follows: - Robert Hitch, age 43, farmer - Nancy Hitch, age 37, keeps house - Herbert Hitch, age 14, at home - George Hitch, age 13 - Ida Hitch, age 11 - Virginia Hitch, age 10 - Mary Hitch, age 8 - Earnest Hitch, age 3 - Ellen Hearn, age 23 All were born in Maryland.

In the Federal Census of 1880, Robert Hitch was indicated in a household in District 9, Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland as follows: - Robert Hitch, age 52, born in MD - Nancy Hitch, age 47, born in MD - George R. Hitch, age 23, born in MD - Nancy V. Hitch, age 20, born in MD - Mary J. Hitch, age 17, born in MD - Earnest born in Hitch, age 13, born in MD - Clarence S. Hitch, age 9, born in MD.

On July 18, 1882, Robert Hitch bought land from Frank C. and Ella I. Todd for $500. The land is described as a lot in the city of Salisbury on Third Street in that part of town called California. It is the same lot that Frank C. Todd purchased of Sarah Mitchell bordering the land of Gilbert J.T. Ennis and fronting the NW side of Third Street, bordering land of George W. Parsons and Horsey Henry, deceased. (Wicomico County Land Records, Liber SPT No. 5, Folio 118).

On March 24, 1883, Robert & Nancy Hitch sold land to Robert Wilson for $224. The land was described as adjoining that of Levin Doorman, Robert Williams and Robert Hitch, near tract called "First Chance" on north side of public road from Spring Hill to Salisbury. Witness: William H. Warren Jr. (Wicomico County Land Records, Liber SPT No. 5, Folio 340).

On April 30, 1892, a mortgage was bound to Robert and Nancy Hitch by Salisbury Permanent Building and Loan Association for money advanced to buy 2 shares of stock. Collateral used was land in that part of Salisbury called California that borders the west side of Third Street. This was land conveyed to Mary A. Hitch by Robert Hitch on March 29, 1884; a lot belonging to Hosea Henry, deceased; and a lot formerly of George W. Parsons to the Robert Williams lot. (Ibid., Liber FMS8, Folio 510)

In the Federal Census of 1900, Robert Hitch was indicated in a household in District 9, Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland (ED123, sheet 30, line 17) as follows: - Robert Hitch, born 8/1827 in MD - Nancy Hitch, born 10/1832 in MD - Earnest B. Hitch, born 4/1866 in MD - Clarence S. Hitch, born 7/1870 in MD - Jennie Ellis, born 1/1860 in MD - Ellen Hearn, born 2/1840 in MD.

In the Federal Census of 1910, Robert Hitch was indicated in a household in the City of Salisbury as follows: - Robert Hitch, age 82, widower, born in MD (parents born in MD) - Ernest B. Hitch, age 39, single, born in MD (parents born in MD) - Jennie Ellis, age 50, widow, born in MD (parents born in MD) - Helen Ellis, age 19, single, born in MD (parents born in MD).

From his Maryland Death Certificate, it states that Robert hitch was from MD and died at age 83 yrs, 1 mo., 25 days on October 8, 1910. He was a widower and son H.H. HITCH was the informer.

  

From his Death Certificate: From Maryland, died at age 83 yrs, 1 mo., 25 days. Was a widower and son H.H. Hitch was the informer.


Robert married Nancy (Ann) Hearn, daughter of Hiram Hearn and Jane Lowe, on 23 Jan 1854 in Somerset Co., MD.1 (Nancy (Ann) Hearn was born on 20 Oct 1832 in Somerset Co., MD,9 10 11 12 13 died on 07 Oct 1900 in Wicomico Co., MD 8 14 and was buried about 10 Oct 1900 in Parsons Cemetery, Salisbury, Wicomico Co., MD.)


Sources


1 Somerset Co., MD Marriage Records.

2 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 22 in the 1850 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD. In household of George W. Hitch.

3 1870 MD Census, Listed as a farmer, age 43, in the 1870 Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

4 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 30 in the 1860 Salisbury District, Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

5 1900 MD Census, Listed as born in August 1827 in MD in the 1900 Salisbury, Wicomico Co., MD Census.

6 1880 MD Census, Listed as age 52 in the 1880 Salisbury District, Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

7 1910 MD Census, Listed as age 82 in the 1910 Salisbury, Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

8 Gravestone Record.

9 1870 MD Census, Listed as age 37 in the 1870 Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

10 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 28 in the 1860 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

11 1900 MD Census, Listed as born in October 1832 in MD in the 1900 Wicomcio Co., MD Census.

12 1880 MD Census, Listed as age 47 in the 1880 Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

13 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 17 in the 1850 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

14 MD Death Certificate.


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