William Armstrong
Hannah (?)
Skinner Marshall
George Armstrong
(1769-1823)
Euphemia Marshall
(1775-1844)
Leah Ann Armstrong
(1805-1868)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Rev. Elijah Hitch

Leah Ann Armstrong

  • Born: 25 Dec 1805, Sussex Co., DE 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Rev. Elijah Hitch on 05 Dec 1832 in Little Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., DE 1 2
  • Died: 08 Jul 1868, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 1 5
  • Buried: Abt 11 Jul 1868, Ralph Hill Cemetery, Route 509, Sussex Co., DE 5 6

  

From "A Hitch Orchard" by Daisy Hitch Davies, 1931: George Armstrong, father of Leah Ann Armstrong, probably came from north of Ireland, five mile town, County Fermanaugh. He was a Methodist. There is no evidence that his parents, William and Hanna ever came to the United States. See History of Liddesdale - Eskdal = Enesdale by Robert Bruce of Edinburgh for Armstrong.


Leah married Rev. Elijah Hitch, son of Robert Hitch and Elizabeth (Betsy) Wright, on 05 Dec 1832 in Little Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., DE.1 2 (Rev. Elijah Hitch was born on 15 Nov 1807 in Sussex Co., DE,1 7 8 9 10 died on 18 Oct 1888 near Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 1 11 and was buried about 21 Oct 1888 in Ralph Hill Cemetery, Route 509, Sussex Co., DE 5.)


Sources


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

2 DE Marriage Records.

3 1850 DE Census, Listed as age 45 in the 1850 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

4 1860 DE Census, Listed as age 53 in the 1860 Laurel, Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

5 "Genealogy of Womach, Scott, Hitch, Kerry & Related Families", compiled by W. Richard Womach, 502 Bayfront Drive, Broadkill Beach, Milton, DE 19968. (302) 684-3170 [1995].

6 Gravestone Record.

7 1850 DE Census, Listed as age 43 in the 1850 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

8 1860 DE Census, Listed as age 52 in the 1860 Laurel, Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

9 1870 DE Census, Listed as a farmer, age 62, in the 1870 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

10 1880 DE Census, Listed as age 72 in the 1880 Broad Creek, Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

11 DE Death Records.


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