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Joseph Allen Hitch
(1823-1897)
Elizabeth Caroline Motes
(1821-1903)
Isaac Preston Boyd
(1819-1905)
Matilda Angeline Pitts
(1826-1896)
William Curtis (Ludy) Hitch
(1848-1914)
Sarah Ellen (Sallie) Boyd
(1849-1935)
Maxey Lee Hitch
(1882-1954)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Robbie Griggs

Maxey Lee Hitch

  • Born: 10 Feb 1882, Laurens Co., SC 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Robbie Griggs on 10 Feb 1917 1
  • Died: 1954, Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL 4

  

"A Hitch Orchard" states that Maxey Lee Hitch was born in Laurens Co., SC. For a time he lived in Greenwood Co. which adjoins Laurens Co. In 1930 he was living in Columbus, Georgia. He was educated in the public schools of South Carolina. Is a Baptist, a Democrat and a Mason both Scottish and York rite. He left the farm when he was about 28 years old and entered textile work. Later he became connected with the post office department as a carrier. He has been for a long time greatly interested in the Hitch history and it is in part due to him I have been able to compile this work. He has been most generous in sending his notes. For a long time covering a period of years he has been gathering data. Has no children of his own but four step-children. His wife Robbie Griggs (Parrott) was a widow when he married her."

In the Federal Census of 1920, M.L. Hitch is listed in Greenwood County, South Carolina in a household as follows: - M.L. Hitch, age 38, born in SC - Robbie Hitch, age 36, born in GA - Ben Parrott, age 17, born in SC - Nannie Parrott, age 16, born in SC - Catherine Parrott, age 14, born in SC - James Parrott, age 12, born in SC (all Parrotts are step-children) - N.H. Griggs, age 69, born in GA (mother-in-law).


Maxey married Robbie Griggs, daughter of (?) Griggs and N.H. (?), on 10 Feb 1917.1 (Robbie Griggs was born on 11 Mar 1883 in GA,1 5 died on 23 Nov 1945 in Muscogee Co., GA 6 and was buried about 26 Nov 1945 in Linwood Cemetery, Muscogee Co., GA.)


Sources


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

2 1900 SC Census, Listed as born in February 1882 in SC in the 1900 Laurens Co., SC Census.

3 1920 SC Census, Listed as M.L. Hitch, age 38, in the 1920 Greenwood Co., SC Census, born in SC.

4 FL Death Index.

5 1920 SC Census, Listed as age 36 in the 1920 Greenwood Co., SC Census, born in GA.

6 GA Death Records 1919-1998.


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