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Rev. Elijah Hitch
(1807-1888)
Leah Ann Armstrong
(1805-1868)
James Fergus Martin
(1799-1876)
Elizabeth Virden
(1810-1888)
Charles Rollins Hitch
(1847-1916)
Ruth Elizabeth Martin
(1846-1921)
Arthur Martin Hitch
(1875-1956)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Bertha Johnston

Arthur Martin Hitch 2

  • Born: 26 Feb 1875, Cuba, Crawford Co., MO 1 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Bertha Johnston on 27 Jun 1908 1
  • Died: 20 Feb 1956, MO 7
  • Buried: Abt 23 Feb 1956, Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Cooper Co., MO

  

From "A Hitch Orchard", Daisy Hitch Davies, 1931: "Arthur Martin Hitch was a student at the School of Mines, Rolla, MO. In 1892-93, A.B. - University of Missouri in 1897 B.S. - In Edenburg 1907. He began reaching in 1897. Has been with Kemper Military School since 1907. Lt. Col. O.R.C. Member National Education Assoc. Commissioner North Central Assoc. of Colleges and Secondary Schools, Noted educator, Republican, Presbyterian, Mason (K.T.Shriner), Rotarian. See "Who's Who" 1926 - 27. He was one of the most helpful in producing this history."

In the Federal Census of 1910, Arthur M. Hitch is listed in a household in Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri as follows: - Arthur M. Hitch, age 35, born in MO - Bertha Hitch, age 31, born in MO - Charles J. Hitch, age ?? (<1?), born in MO.

In the Federal Census of 1920, Arthur M. Hitch is listed in a household in Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri as follows: - Arthur M. Hitch, age 44, born in MO - Bertha J. Hitch, age 41, born in MO - Charles J. Hitch, age 10, born in MO - Thomas K. Hitch, age 7, born in MO.


Arthur married Bertha Johnston, daughter of Thomas Alexander Johnston and Caroline Frances Rea, on 27 Jun 1908.1 (Bertha Johnston was born on 16 Apr 1878 in Boonville, Cooper Co., MO,1 8 9 died on 23 Jul 1966 in Boonville, Cooper Co., MO and was buried about 26 Jul 1966 in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Cooper Co., MO.)


Sources


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

2 Daisy Hitch Davies tree of 1930.

3 1880 MO Census, Listed as age 5 in the 1880 Crawford Co., MO Census, born in MO.

4 1900 MO Census, Listed as born in February 1875 in MO in the 1900 Crawford Co., MO Census.

5 1920 MO Census, Listed as age 44 in the 1920 Boonville, Cooper Co., MO Census, born in MO.

6 1910 MO Census, Listed as age 35 in the 1910 Boonville, Cooper Co., MO Census, born in MO.

7 Correspondence from John Llewellyn Hitch of 3309 Childers Street, Raleigh, NC 27612, dated April 2, 1995.

8 1920 MO Census, Listed as age 41 in the 1920 Cooper Co., MO Census, born in MO.

9 1910 MO Census, Listed as age 31 in the 1910 Boonville, Cooper Co., MO Census, born in MO.


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