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Benjamin Hitch
(1738/1740-1814/1814)
Mary Pitts
(Abt 1740-1772/1780)
Thomas Muir
(-Bef 1798)
(?) (?)
(-Bef 1799)
Joseph Hitch
(1765-1847)
Sarah (Sallie) Muir
(1782-1852)
Henry Pitts Hitch
(1801-1878)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sarah Sanders Bryant

Henry Pitts Hitch

  • Born: 20 Dec 1801, Somerset Co., MD 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Sanders Bryant on 20 Sep 1827 in Pendleton Co., KY 1 2
  • Died: 25 Jul 1878, Pendleton Co., KY 1 2 9 10
  • Buried: Abt 28 Jul 1878, Old Hitch Cemetery, Hitch Farm, Hitch Bend Road, Concord, Pendleton Co., KY 9

  

Daisy Hitch Davies states, "Henry Pitt Hitch was a farmer, Democrat, and active worker in the Methodist Church. All of his sons were Methodists and farmers."

A newspaper account of a centennial anniversary celebration of the Hitch family in Pendleton Co., KY. taken from the "Pendletonian", Falmouth, KY. dated July 9, 1908. Celebration held July 4, 1908 states, ".....Henry Pitt Hitch, oldest child, was born in Maryland, Dec. 20, 1801 and died July 1878. On Sept. 20, 1827, he married Sarah Bryant. To them were born ten children - four now living. Luther and Thomas F. Hitch, - Malissa Fruer and Sarah Davis. Joseph and Alfonso are dead but leave good families. Eliza and Laura died single, two died in infancy. There are thirty-one grandchildren, fifty five great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, making the sixth generation....."

In the Federal Census of 1830, Henry P. Hitch is indicated in a household in Pendleton County, Kentucky (page 73) in a household comprised of two males under age 5, one male age 20-30 and one female age 20-30.

In the Federal Census of 1840, Henry P. Hitch is indicated in a household in Pendleton County, Kentucky (page 227) in a household comprised of one male under age 5, one male age 5-10, one male age 10-15, one male age 30-40, two females under age 5 and one female age 30-40.

In the Federal Census of 1850, Henry P. Hitch is indicated in a household in Pendleton County, Kentucky (page 355) as follows: - Henry P. Hitch, age 48, $4,195 in land, born in MD - Sarah S. Hitch, age 40, born in KY - Joseph L. Hitch, age 21, born in KY - Luther W. Hitch, age 18, born in KY - Thomas P. Hitch, age 16, born in KY - Mary M. Hitch, age 13, born in KY - Sarah A. Hitch, age 11, born in KY - Eliza J. Hitch, age 9, born in KY - Alposo J. Hitch, age 6, male, born in KY - Laura R.C. Hitch, age 9 months, born in KY.

In the Federal Census of 1860, Henry P. Hitch is indicated in a household in Pendleton County, Kentucky (Falmouth P.O., page 631) in a household as follows: - Henry P. Hitch, age 59, farmer, born in MD - Sarah S. Hitch, age 50, born in KY - Sarah E. Hitch, age 19, born in KY - Alfonso J. Hitch, age 16, born in KY - Laura P. Hitch, age 9, born in KY.

In the Pendleton County, Kentucky Death Records (DAR), Henry P. Hitch is listed as age 76, married, died of chronic diarrhea on July 25, 1878.


Henry married Sarah Sanders Bryant, daughter of Lucas (Luke) Bryant and Mary Sanders, on 20 Sep 1827 in Pendleton Co., KY.1 2 (Sarah Sanders Bryant was born on 15 Jun 1810 in KY,2 5 6 9 11 12 13 died on 13 Aug 1886 in Pendleton Co., KY 2 9 and was buried about 16 Aug 1886 in Old Hitch Cemetery, Hitch Farm, Hitch Bend Road, Concord, Pendleton Co., KY 9.)


Sources


1 History of the HITCH Family prepared by Robert Hamilton Hitch and read by Rev. H.P. Thompson at a picnic in the Beech Grove, outside Concord, Pendleton Co., KY in 1873. Copy provided to compiler by Donovan Hitch of Covington, KY.

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

3 1810 KY Census, Listed as under age 10 in the 1810 Pendleton Co., KY Census.

4 1820 KY Census, Listed as age 16-26 in the 1820 Pendleton Co., KY Census.

5 1830 KY Census, Listed as age 20-30 in the 1830 Pendleton Co., KY Census.

6 1840 KY Census, Listed as age 30-40 in the 1840 Pendleton Co., KY Census.

7 1850 KY Census, Listed as age 48 in the 1850 Pendleton Co., KY Census, born in MD.

8 1860 KY Census, Listed as a farmer, age 59, in the 1860 Falmouth P.O., Pendleton Co., KY Census, born in MD.

9 Monument Inscriptions of Pendleton Co., KY (1994).

10 Pendleton Co., KY Death Records (DAR).

11 1850 KY Census, Listed as age 40 in the 1850 Pendleton Co., KY Census, born in KY.

12 1860 KY Census, Listed as age 50 in the 1860 Pendleton Co., KY Census, born in KY.

13 1880 KY Census, Listed as age 70 in the 1880 Pendleton Co., KY Census, born in KY. She is in the household of her son Joseph L. Hitch.


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