Elizabeth Compton 3
Elizabeth married Joshua Hitch, son of Louther (Loudy) Hitch and Mary Nicholson, on 19 Apr 1807 in Laurens Co., SC.1 2 (Joshua Hitch was born on 01 Jun 1779 in Somerset Co., MD 4 5 and died on 05 Feb 1808 in Laurens Co., SC 3 6.)
1 SC History and Genealogy Magazine, vol. XXX, page 253.
2 SC History and Genealogy Magazine, vol. XXX, page 253, States "married on the 19th ult. in Laurens District by Robert Hutchinson, Esq., Mr. Joshua Hitch to the amiable and accomplished Elizabeth Compton, both of that District."
3 SC DAR Bible Records say he was born in 1743. However, the 1830 (SC) Census shows his age as 60-70.
4 "A Hitch Orchard", by Daisy Hitch, 1931.
5 Bible Records of John Hitch of SC (DAR).
Charleston (SC) Times - March 7, 1808, Obituary states, "Departed this life on Friday evening, the 5th of February last, Mr. Joshua Hitch, aged about 28 years, a native of Maryland, but a resident of South Carolina for about seven years. He left a wife and four brothers."