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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)
Albert Jerome Hitch
(1845-1913)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Caroline Kemp Hackett

Albert Jerome Hitch

  • Born: 01 Aug 1845, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 4 5 6 7 8 9
  • Marriage (1): Caroline Kemp Hackett on 28 Jan 1878 in Dorchester Co., MD 1 2 3
  • Died: 21 Jan 1913, Vienna, Dorchester Co., MD
  • Buried: Abt 24 Jan 1913, St. Paul's P.E. Cemetery, Vienna, Dorchester Co., MD

  

The Dorchester County, Maryland Marriage Records state that Albert J. Hitch, age 32, married Carrie K. Hackett, age 19 on January 28, 1878 at W. Chapel by Reverend William H. Lane.

This may be the same Albert Hitch in the Federal Census of 1870 listed in Henry County, Missouri (page 283, Grand River Township) as follows: - Albert Hitch, age 24, farm laborer, born in DE.

The Federal Census of 1880 lists Albert Hitch in Dorchester County in Vienna in a household as follows: - Albert Hitch, age 34, born in DE - Carrie K. Hitch, age 21, born in MD - Mira V. Hitch, age 1, born in MD - Charles B. Boston, age 37, born in MD

The Federal Census of 1900 lists Albert J. Hitch in Dorchester County in Vienna; ED31, sheet 12, line 58 as follows: - Albert J. Hitch, born 8/1845 in DE - Carrie K. Hitch, born 7/1858 in MD - Mira Hitch, born 1/1879 in MD - Vernon A. Hitch, born 9/1881 in MD - Susan E. Hitch, born 9/1883 in MD

In November 1908, A. J. Hitch was listed as an undertaker that bought one burial robe and one casket (Dorchester Co. Historical Society).

Albert J. Hitch's obituary was included in the January 24, 1913 edition of the "Democrat and News" (Cambridge, Maryland) and states: "Albert J. Hitch, aged ca. 65 died at his home on Market Street in Vienna Tuesday at 5:30pm." The article further states he was born near Laurel, Delaware and leaves wife, the former Miss Carrie Hackett and 3 children; Mrs. R. Lee Glover of Hurlock, Vernon A. Hitch of Vienna, Miss Susie Hitch of Vienna and a brother Arthur Hitch of Seaford, DE.

In his will written on July 21, 1896 and probated on January 30, 1913, Albert J. Hitch (of Vienna, Maryland) mentions wife Carrie K. Hitch and administrator Vernon A. Hitch. Witnesses were James A. Higgins, William T. Post, and R. Watson Webb. (Dorchester Co., MD Wills, Liber RPS #1, Folio 464)

  

His obituary, in the January 24, 1913 edition of the Democrat and News, Cambridge, MD states: "Albert J. Hitch, aged ca. 65 died at his home on Market Street in Vienna Tuesday at 5:30pm." Further states he was born near Laurel, DE and leaves wife, the former Miss Carrie Hackett and 3 children; Mrs. R. Lee Glover of Hurlock, Vernon A. Hitch of Vienna, Miss Susie Hitch of Vienna and a brother Arthur Hitch of Seaford, DE.


Albert married Caroline Kemp Hackett, daughter of Tilghman Hackett and Caroline Adams, on 28 Jan 1878 in Dorchester Co., MD.1 2 3 (Caroline Kemp Hackett was born on 17 Jul 1858 in Dorchester Co., MD,4 10 11 12 13 14 15 died on 30 Jun 1936 in MD 10 and was buried about 02 Jul 1936 in St. Paul's P.E. Cemetery, Vienna, Dorchester Co., MD 10.)


Sources


1 Bible Records of Dorchester Co., MD 1812-1969.

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

3 Dorchester Co., MD Marriage Records.

4 Gravestone Record.

5 1870 MO Census, Listed as age 24, farm laborer, in the 1870 Henry Co., MO Census, born in DE.

6 1850 DE Census, Listed as age 5 in the 1850 Laurel, Sussex Co., DE Census, bron in DE.

7 1860 DE Census, Listed as age 14 in the 1860 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

8 1900 MD Census, Listed as born in August 1845 in DE in the 1900 Vienna, Dorchester Co., MD Census.

9 1880 MD Census, Listed as age 34 in the 1880 Vienna, Dorchester Co., MD Census, born in DE.

10 St. Pauls Cemetery Records, Vienna, MD.

11 1900 MD Census, Listed as born in July 1858 in MD in the 1900 Vienna, Dorchester Co., MD Census.

12 1880 MD Census, Listed as age 21 in the 1880 Vienna, Dorchester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

13 1920 MD Census, Listed as age 61 in the 1920 Dorchester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

14 1860 MD Census, Listed as Caroline Hacket, age 2, in District 1, Dorchester Co., MD.

15 1870 MD Census, Listed as Caroline Hacket, age 11, in District 1, Dorchester Co., MD.


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