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Capt. Samuel Hitch
(1740/1741-1825)
Lydia Allen
(1745-1834)
William Mayhew Esq.
(1746-1785)
Margaret Mayhew
(1747-)
Hardy Elgate Hitch
(1775-1858)
Martha (Patty) Mayhew
(1775-1801)
William M. Hitch
(1799-1839)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Vaughn

William M. Hitch 3

  • Born: 1799, Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Vaughn on 25 Nov 1832 in Bristol Co., MA 1 2
  • Died: 11 Nov 1839, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA 3 7 8

  

In the "Index of Deaths in the Mass. Centinel & Columbian Centinel 1784-1840," it states, William M. Hitch, formerly of Fairhaven, for sometime a resident of Providence, RI, died at New Orleans, age 40. (article date November 11, 1839).

  

In the "Index of Deaths in the Massachusetts Centinel and Columbian Centinel 1784-1840", it indicates that "William M. Hitch, formerly of Fairhaven, for sometime a resident of Providence, Rhode Island, died at New Orleans, age 40."


William married Elizabeth Vaughn on 25 Nov 1832 in Bristol Co., MA.1 2 (Elizabeth Vaughn was born in Newport, RI.)


Sources


1 RI Records, Vol. 7, page 5.

2 MA Vital Records (Library of Congress).

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

4 1810 MA Census, Listed as age 10-16 in the 1810 Bristol Co., MA Census.

5 1800 MA Census, Listed as under age 10 in the 1800 Bristol Co., MA Census.

6 Deaths in the Massachusetts and Columbian Centinel 1784-1840, Listed as age 40.

7 Deaths in the Massachusetts and Columbian Centinel 1784-1840.

8 Correspondence from Ernest J. Towers, 54 Witchwood Road, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-2911, dated March 11, 2000. Sent copy of pages from the book, "Deaths Recorded in the New Bedford Mercury 1807-1845", Free Public Library, New Bedford, Massachusetts, States, Capt. William Hitch, late of Fairhaven, 40, (died) at New Orleans, 11 Oct. 1839 paper.


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