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Robert Hitch
(1780-After 1844)
Elizabeth (Betsy) Wright
(1770-1839)
Thomas Phillips
(1801-1877)
Eleanor S. (Nellie) Cordrey
(1810-1887)
Rev. Elijah Hitch
(1807-1888)
Drucilla Caroline Phillips
(1843-1917)
Alfred Charles Hitch
(1873-1945)

 

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Alfred Charles Hitch 1

  • Born: 05 Oct 1873, Sussex Co., DE 2 3 4 5
  • Died: 13 Jun 1945, Los Angeles Co., CA 6 7
  • Buried: Abt 16 Jun 1945, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA 6

  

From "A Hitch Orchard", Daisy Hitch Davies, 1931: "Alfred Hitch was well educated and a deep thinker. In his book of poems published in 1920-29, he shows abhorrence of drink, drugs, and cruelty. In his following poem, he shows his love for his birthplace in Laurel, DE.

SPRING IN DELAWARE

"Spring in Delaware -- You can see it in the flowers, You can feel it in the air, You can hear it in the singing O the birds a-building there.

Spring in Delaware -- In the heart and in the air, Once I felt it and I lived it Spring and youth in Delaware."

In 1930 he was living in Stockton, CA."

From the Denver Land Office Records, 1862-1908:

Name: HITCH, ALFRED C. BLANDM: 6 Township: 2 Township Direction: South Range: 74 Range Direction: West Land Office: Denver, Colorado Type: Mineral entry Book: Registers of Applications for Mineral Patents, 2 vols. Act: Claim Name: BULLION KING

In the Federal Census of 1920, Alfred Hitch is listed alone in a household in Shasta County, California as follows: - Alfred Hitch, age 47, born in DE.


Sources


1 Daisy Hitch Davies tree of 1930.

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

3 1920 CA Census, Listed as age 47 in the 1920 Shasta Co., CA Census, born in DE.

4 1900 DE Census, Listed as born in October 1873 in DE in the 1900 Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., DE Census.

5 1880 DE Census, Listed as age 6 in the 1880 Broad Creek, Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

6 "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].

7 CA Death Records.


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