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Samuel Palmer Hitch

  • Born: 29 Aug 1845, Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA 1 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Annie Marintha Smith about 1873 in Darwin, Inyo Co., CA
  • Died: Salt Lake City, UT


From "A Hitch Orchard", Daisy Hitch Davies. 1931: "At the time Samuel Palmer Hitch married his wife, he was foreman of the Imperial Mine, Lookout, Inyo County, CA. They were married in Darwin, CA. by Judge McMannus. The parents of Annie Marintha Smith were George and Catherine (Wooton) Smith. They were on their way from Eaton Bray, England to Utah when she was born. They had been converted to the Mormon Faith and had joined a company of Mormons going to Utah by ox-team. She was their youngest child. Her two older sisters were born in England. The family settled in Farmington, 18 miles north of Salt Lake City. Later they moved to Cottonwood, 10 miles south of Salt Lake City."

In the Federal Census of 1880, Samuel P. Hitch is listed in Eureka County, Nevada (page 177 in a hotel in Eureka) as follows: - Samuel P. Hitch, age 37, upholsterer, born in MA (father born in MA).

He is also listed again in the 1880 Census in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California as follows: - S.B. Hitch (P.?), age 30, born in UT(?) - Effie Hitch, age 2, born in CA - Lucy Hitch, age 7 months, born in CA.

Samuel married Annie Marintha Smith, daughter of George William Smith and Catherine Wooten, about 1873 in Darwin, Inyo Co., CA. (Annie Marintha Smith was born on 28 Sep 1855 near Devil's Gate, WY,1 6 died on 23 May 1918 in Cottonwood, Salt Lake City, UT 1 and was buried about 26 May 1918 in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake County, UT.)


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

2 1850 MA Census, Listed as age 6 in the 1850 Bristol Co., MA Census, born in MA.

3 1880 NV Census, Listed as age 37 in the 1880 Eureka, Eureka Co., NV Census, born in MA. He is listed as an upholsterer, staying in a hotel.

4 1855 MA State Census, Listed as age 12 in the 1855 Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA Census, born in MA.

5 1860 MA Census, Listed as age 16 in the 1860 Bristol Co., MA Census.

6 Descendants of James Scott (WWW).

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