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Samuel Hitch
(1784-1858/1859)
Henrietta (Henny, Ritty, McRitty) Brown
(1800/1801-1831/1839)
Levin Denston
(Abt 1762-1841/1842)
Elizabeth Dryden
(Abt 1789-After 1840)
Washington Henry Hitch
(1821/1822-1871/1872)
Matilda Margaret Denston
(1824-1883/1884)

Levin Thomas Hitch
(1856-1942)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sallie Cord Owens

Levin Thomas Hitch

  • Born: 02 Jul 1856, Worcester Co., MD 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Marriage (1): Sallie Cord Owens on 06 May 1884 in Fruitland, Wicomico Co., MD 1
  • Died: 09 Aug 1942, Worcester Co., MD 9
  • Buried: 11 Aug 1942, Smullen Cemetery, St. Lukes Rd., Worcester Co., MD 9

  

On April 14, 1883, Samuel and wife Hetty A. Hitch, William H. and wife Henny Washbord, and Mary M. Hitch sold to Levin T. Hitch for $100, 75 acres of land in the 7th Election District called "Heaths Venture" and "Buck Harbor". This was the land that "Washington Hitch owned at his death and on which Matilda M. Hitch now lives." (WoLR-ITM9:574).

Levin T. Hitch, age 27, married Sallie C. Owens, age 19, on May 6, 1884. They were married in Fruitland by J.M. Tindall, a Wico. County minister and Levin's occupation was noted as carpenter. (Wicomico County Marriage Licenses)

In the Federal Census of 1900, Levin T. Hitch is indicated in a household in District 7 (Atkinsons), Worcester County, Maryland (ED106, sheet 11, line 18) as follows: - Levin T. Hitch, born 7/1858 in MD - Mrs. Levin T. Hitch, born 2/1864 in MD - Florence Hitch, born 5/1885 in MD - Uriah T. Hitch, born 2/1887 in MD - Lula A. Hitch, born 7/1889 in MD.

In the Federal Census of 1910, Levin T. Hitch is indicated in District 8, Nutters, Wicomico County, Maryland on Bounds Road, in a household as follows: - Levin T. Hitch, age 53, farmer, married 26 years - Sallie E. Hitch, age 45 - Uriah T. Hitch, age 23, sawmill laborer - Fred A. Hitch, age 6 They had 4 children of which 3 are living. All can read/write.

In the Federal Census of 1920, Levin T. Hitch is indicated in Worcester County, Maryland in a household as follows: - Levin T. Hitch, age 67, born in MD - Sally C. Hitch, age 54, born in MD - Freddie I. Hitch, age 15, born in MD.

In his Maryland Death Certificate, it states that Levin T. Hitch was born on July 2, 1856 in Worcester County, Eden, Maryland, RFD#1. His occupation was a farmer and his age was 86 years, 1 month and 7 days. He died at 3:50 pm on August 11, 1942 of "senile of cerebral stem" which he had for two years. He left a widow, Sallie C. Hitch. His father was Washington Hitch of Worcester County, Maryland and his mother was Margaret (Denston) Hitch of Worcester County, Maryland. He was buried on August 11, 1942 in the Charles Smullen Cemetery, St. Lukes Church, Worcester County, Maryland.

  

This date came from the death certificate. The tombstone at Smullen Cemetery indicates born 1855, died 1942

  

Died at 3:50 PM of "senile of cerebral stem" which he had for two years.


Levin married Sallie Cord Owens, daughter of Uriah F. Owens and Susan C. Briddell, on 06 May 1884 in Fruitland, Wicomico Co., MD.1 (Sallie Cord Owens was born on 02 Dec 1864 in MD,10 11 12 13 14 15 died on 10 Aug 1941 in Worcester Co., MD and was buried about 13 Aug 1941 in Smullen Cemetery, St. Lukes Rd., Worcester Co., MD.)


  

Married by J.M. Tindall, Wicomico, Co. minister. Levin T. Hitch was noted as a carpenter.

Sources


1 Wicomico Co., MD Marriage Records.

2 1920 MD Census, Listed as age 67 in the 1920 Worcester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

3 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 4 in the 1860 Worcester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

4 1870 MD Census, Listed as age 14, works on the farm, in the 1870 Worcester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

5 1880 MD Census, Listed as a laborer, age 23, in the 1880 Worcester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

6 Wicomico Co., MD Marriage Records, Listed as age 27 when he was married in May 1884.

7 1900 MD Census, Listed as born in July 1858 (not 1856) in MD in the 1900 Worcester Co., MD Census.

8 1910 MD Census, Listed as a farmer, age 53, in the 1910 Nutters District, Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

9 MD Death Certificate.

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

11 1920 MD Census, Listed as age 54 in the 1920 Worcester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

12 Wicomico Co., MD Marriage Records, Listed as age 19 when she was married in May 1884.

13 1900 MD Census, Listed as born in February 1864 in MD in the 1900 Worcester Co., MD Census.

14 1910 MD Census, Listed as age 45 in the 1910 Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

15 1870 MD Census, Listed as Sallie Owens, age 6, in District 6, Worcester Co., MD.


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