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Robert Hitch
(1780-After 1844)
Elizabeth (Betsy) Wright
(1770-1839)
George Armstrong
(1769-1823)
Euphemia Marshall
(1775-1844)
Benjamin Hitch
(1815-1896)
Euphemia Martha Armstrong
(1816-1894)
George Hargis Hitch
(1843-1914)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Ann Ellis

2. Margaret Jane W. (Jennie) Walker

George Hargis Hitch

  • Born: 13 Aug 1843, Sussex Co., DE 1 5 6 7 8
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann Ellis on 10 Jan 1866 in Mt. Pleasant, Somerset Co., MD 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): Margaret Jane W. (Jennie) Walker in 1899 4
  • Died: 05 Oct 1914, Wicomico Co., MD 9 10
  • Buried: 07 Oct 1914, St. Marks Episcopal Church, Near Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 10

  

In the Federal Census of 1900, George H. Hitch is indicated in a household in Little Creek Hundred (Delmar), Sussex County, Delaware as follows: - George H. Hitch, born 8/1843 in DE - Jennie W. Hitch, born 1/1859 in DE - Alphous Hitch, born 2/1875 in DE - Raymond J. Hitch, born 6/1882 in DE - Grover W. Hitch, born 2/1885 in DE - Mary J. Hitch, born 7/1899 in DE - Clarence W. Higmon, b. 7/1886 in DE.

George H. Hitch's Maryland Death Certificate indicates he was born on August 13, 1843 in Delaware. He died at 2:00 am on October 5, 1914 of "chronic gastritis", his age was 71 years, 1 month and 22 days. He was a farmer and his burial was at St. Marks Church on October 7, 1914. His father and mother were born in Delaware.

  

From his Death Certificate: George H. Hitch, born 8/13/1843 in Delaware, died at 2am on 10/5/1914 of "chronic gastritis", age 71-1-22. Was a farmer. Burial at St. Marks Church on 10/7/1914. Father and mother both born in Delaware.


George married Mary Ann Ellis, daughter of James E. Ellis and Fernetta (Vernetta) (?), on 10 Jan 1866 in Mt. Pleasant, Somerset Co., MD.1 2 3 (Mary Ann Ellis was born on 25 Dec 1842 in DE,11 12 13 14 died on 31 Jan 1894 in Sussex Co., DE 12 and was buried about 02 Feb 1894 in St. Marks Episcopal Church, Near Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 12.)


George next married Margaret Jane W. (Jennie) Walker, daughter of Samuel S. Walker and Nancy T. Bradley (Badly), in 1899.4 (Margaret Jane W. (Jennie) Walker was born on 23 Jan 1859 in MD,15 16 17 18 19 20 21 died on 22 Sep 1935 in MD 16 and was buried about 25 Sep 1935 in Taylor's Cemetery, Sharptown, Wicomico Co., MD.)


Sources


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

2 DE Marriage Records.

3 Asbury Church Records, Sharptown, MD.

4 1910 MD Census, states they had been married 11 years in 1910.

5 1850 DE Census, Listed as age 7 in the 1850 Laurel, Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

6 1860 DE Census, Listed as age 16 in the 1860 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

7 1870 DE Census, Listed as age 26 in the 1870 Little Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

8 1900 DE Census, Listed as born in Aug 1843 in the 1900 Little Creek, Sussex Co., DE Census (pg 25B).

9 Notes of Helen R. Hitch (Mrs. Earl R. Hitch); 6511 Lacona Street, Forestville, MD 20747-2882;.

10 MD Death Certificate.

11 1870 DE Census, Listed as age 26 in the 1870 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

12 Hudson Cemetery Index - Sussex Co., DE (6/25/1992).

13 1860 DE Census, Listed as Mary Ellis, age 17, in Little Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., DE. In household of Cornelius Ellis, age 31.

14 1850 DE Census, Listed as Mary Ellis, age 7, in Subdivision 11, Sussex Co., DE.

15 1900 DE Census, Listed as born in January 1859 in DE in the 1900 Little Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., DE Census.

16 Gravestone Record.

17 1920 MD Census, Listed as Margaret J. Hitch, age 60, in Sharptown, Wicomico Co., MD. In household of son, Clarence Hegman, age 33.

18 1910 MD Census, Listed as Magret J. Hitch, age 50, in Sharptown, Wicomico Co., MD.

19 1880 MD Census, Listed as Margaret J.W. Walker, age 21, in Sharptown, Wicomico Co., MD.

20 1860 MD Census, Listed as Margaret Walker, age 1, in Sharptown, Somerset Co., MD.

21 1870 MD Census, Listed as Margaret J. Walker, age 11, in Sharptown, Wicomico Co., MD.


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