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Capt. Samuel Hitch
(1740/1741-1825)
Lydia Allen
(1745-1834)
Jethro Delano
Abigail Eldredge
Hardy Elgate Hitch
(1775-1858)
Betsy Delano
(1777-1863)
Charles Hitch
(1804-1878)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Abby Cannon Bosworth

Charles Hitch 2

  • Born: 10 Oct 1804, Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA 3 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Abby Cannon Bosworth on 21 Jan 1827 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA 1
  • Died: 23 Nov 1878, New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA 3
  • Buried: Abt 26 Nov 1878, Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA

  

According to Daisy Hitch Davies in "A Hitch Orchard", 1931, "Charles Hitch was a sailmaker and well-to-do. He resided in New Bedford, MA."

In the Federal Census of 1850, Charles Hitch is listed in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts (page 258) in a household as follows: - Charles Hitch, sailmaker, age 44, born in MA - Abby Hitch, age 41, born in MA - Joshua C. Hitch, clerk, age 21, born in MA - Elizabeth B. Hitch, age 19, born in MA - Harriett E. Hitch, age 17, born in MA - James C. Hitch, age 11, born in MA - Edward C. Hitch, age 9, born in MA - Abby L. Hitch, age 7, born in MA - Alfred G. Hitch, age 5, born in MA - Emma A. Hitch, age 3, born in MA - Allice T. Hitch, age 1, born in MA - Alonzo Bosworth, age 17, born in MA - Elizabeth Bosworth, age 53, born in MA - Mary Coffin, age 80, born MA - Eunice Coffin, age 74, born in MA.


Charles married Abby Cannon Bosworth, daughter of James Bosworth and Elizabeth Cannon, on 21 Jan 1827 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA.1 (Abby Cannon Bosworth was born on 21 Aug 1806 in MA,3 8 died on 18 Aug 1864 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA 3 and was buried about 21 Aug 1864 in Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA.)


Sources


1 New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA Marriages to 1850.

2 Daisy Hitch Davies tree of 1930.

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

4 Archive Record - Church of Latter Day Saints.

5 1850 MA Census, Listed as a sailmaker, age 44, in the 1850 Bristol Co., MA Census, born in MA.

6 1810 MA Census, Listed as under age 10 in the 1810 Bristol Co., MA Census.

7 1820 MA Census, Listed as age 16-18 in the 1820 Bristol Co., MA Census.

8 1850 MA Census, Listed as age 41 in the 1850 Bristol Co., MA Census, born in MA.


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