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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)
Arthur Hitch
(1847-1927)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Frances Alston Corkran

Arthur Hitch

  • Born: 08 Sep 1847, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 1 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Marriage (1): Frances Alston Corkran on 14 Jan 1880 in Washington M.E. Church, Dorchester Co., MD 1 2
  • Died: 02 Nov 1927, Seaford, Sussex Co., DE 1
  • Buried: Abt 05 Nov 1927, Seaford, Sussex Co., DE

  

According to correspondence from Robert Arthur Hitch of 4507 Shop Street, Chester, VA 23831, dated January 6, 1995: "My grandfather, Arthur Hitch, was born in 1847 and died in 1927. He was first a farmer near Laurel, Del. then moved to Seaford and ran a carriage manufacturing and restoration business until his death. My grandmother was Frances Corkran born 1855 and died 1946. My grandparents and Aunt Lola are buried in Seaford. The house still stands at 216 Arch Street."

In the Federal Census of 1870, Arther Hitch is indicated in household 612 in the Princess Anne District, Somerset County, Maryland with the Susan Collins (age 62) family as follows: - Arthur Hitch, age 22, harness maker, born in MD.

Arthur Hitch (age 32) married Fannie A. Corkran (age 21) on January 14, 1880 at Wash. M.E. Church by Rev. W. F. Corkran according to Dorchester County Marriage Records.

On February 2, 1880, an article in a Caroline County, Maryland newspaper stated that Reverend W.F. Corkran married Arthur Hitch of Dorchester County to Miss Fannie A. Corkran of Caroline County on January 14, 1880 at Washington M.E. Church. (Caroline County Newspaper Abstracts)

In the Federal Census of 1880, Arther Hitch is listed in Dorchester County, Maryland in a household as follows: - Arthur Hitch, coachmaker, age 32, born in DE - Fanny A. Hitch, age 21, born in MD

In the Federal Census of 1900, Arther Hitch is listed in Sussex County, Delaware, indicated in a household in Seaford as follows: - Arthur Hitch, born 9/1847 in DE - Fannie Hitch, born 12/1858 in MD - Lola S. Hitch, born 11/1880 in MD - Emmet Hitch, born 9/1882 in MD - Arthur R. Hitch, born 8/1884 in MD - Thomas Corkran, born 3/1821 in MD.

In the Federal Census of 1920, Arther Hitch is listed in Sussex County, indicated in a household as follows: Arthur Hitch, age 72, born in DE Francis Hitch, age 61, born in MD.


Arthur married Frances Alston Corkran, daughter of Thomas Corkran and Hester Ann Wright, on 14 Jan 1880 in Washington M.E. Church, Dorchester Co., MD.1 2 (Frances Alston Corkran was born in Dec 1858 in MD,9 10 11 12 13 died in 1946 in DE 9 14 and was buried in 1946 in Seaford, Sussex Co., DE.)


Sources


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

2 Dorchester Co., MD Marriage Records.

3 1850 DE Census, Listed as age 3 in the 1850 Laurel, Susex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

4 1860 DE Census, Listed as age 13 in the 1860 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

5 1900 DE Census, Listed as born in September 1847 in DE in the 1900 Seaford, Sussex Co., DE Census.

6 1880 MD Census, Listed as a coachmaker, age 32, in the 1880 Dorchester Co., MD Census, born in DE.

7 1870 MD Census, Listed as a harness maker, age 22, in the 1870 Princess Anne District, Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD(?).

8 1920 DE Census, Listed as age 72 in the 1920 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

9 Genealogy notes sent by Helen Hitch Fisher on 2/3/1995.

10 1900 DE Census, Listed as born in December 1858 in MD in the 1900 Seaford, Sussex Co., DE Census.

11 1880 MD Census, Listed as age 21 in the 1880 Dorchester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

12 1920 DE Census, Listed as age 61 in the 1920 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in MD.

13 1870 MD Census, Listed as Fannie A.. Corkran, age 12, in District 5, Caroline Co., MD.

14 Gravestone Record.


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