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William Winder Hitch
(1802-1870)
Nancy Hunter
(1802-1846)
Dr. Calvin Jones Fall
(1815-1879)
Sarah Battle Stroud
(1818-1890)
Dr. Robert Marcus Hitch
(1832-1888)
Martha Serena Fall
(1840-1878)
Tallulah Catherine Hitch
(1864-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sheldon Madison Chapman Jr.

Tallulah Catherine Hitch 1

  • Born: 01 Nov 1864, Morven, Brooks Co., GA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Sheldon Madison Chapman Jr. on 21 Jan 1885 in Morven, Brooks Co., GA 1 2

  

Tallulah Catherine (Hitch) Chapman was a Librarian and Assistant Teacher for the Science Dept., Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia. For 14 years, she was a teacher in the Wesley Bible Class. She was a Methodist.

"A Hitch Orchard" goes on to state, "Tallulah Catherine Hitch was a woman of keen intellect. Among other things she was greatly interested in the history of the family and she was one of several who aided the compiler in collecting data for this work. (She was:)

June 1882 - Honor graduate of Young Female College, Thomasville, GA. Librarian, Asst. teacher, Science department, Wesleyan College, GA, Macon, GA. (sic)

1897 - Organized Quitman Chapter U.D.C., Pres. three years.

1907 to April 18, 1908 - Organized Hannah Clark Chapter N.B.D.A.R. #303 and was regent for three years - state treasurer 1917-1918; State Auditor, GA Soc. D.A.R. 1918-1920.

(Was a) teacher for Wesley Bible Class 14 years."

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Graduation, Jun 1882, Young Female College, Thomasville, GA. 3 Honor graduate.

2. Occupation: Organized the Quitman (GA) Chapter, U.D.C. (was President for 3 years), 1897, Quitman, Brooks Co., GA. 3

3. Occupation: Organized the Hannah Clarke Chapter, D.A.R., Quitman (was Regent for 3 years), 1907, Quitman, Brooks Co., GA. 3

4. Occupation: State Treasurer for Georgia Society of the D.A.R, 1917-1918, GA. 3

5. Occupation: State Auditor, Georgia Sicety of the D.A.R, Between 1918 and 1920, GA. 3


Tallulah married Sheldon Madison Chapman Jr., son of Sheldon Madison Chapman Sr. and Charity Baggs, on 21 Jan 1885 in Morven, Brooks Co., GA.1 2 (Sheldon Madison Chapman Jr. was born on 11 Sep 1857 in Liberty Co., GA 2 and died on 30 Jun 1889 in Johnston Station 2.)


Sources


1 DAR Lineage Books.

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

3 "The Battle Book" (Battle Family Genealogy).

4 1880 GA Census, Listed as T.K. Hitch, age 14, in the 1880 Brooks Co., GA Census, born in GA.


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