Dr. Paul Huston
Lucy Weisiger
Mary Irene Huston
(1849-1938)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charles Peebles Hitch

Mary Irene Huston

  • Born: 17 Dec 1849, Paris, Edgar Co., IL 3 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Charles Peebles Hitch on 25 Nov 1874 in Edgar Co., IL 1 2
  • Died: 01 Jul 1938, Paris, Edgar Co., IL 8
  • Buried: 05 Jul 1938, Edgar Cemetery, Paris, Edgar Co., IL 8

  

Mrs. Hitch's obituary appeared in an Illinois newspaper dated July 2, 1938 (perhaps the Paris (IL) Daily Beacon), a copy of which was sent to me by Ned Boyajione in 1996 as follows:

DEATH CLAIMS MRS. C.P. HITCH AT HOME HERE

Rites Tuesday for Widow Of Former Publisher, Political Leader

Mrs. Mary Irene Huston Hitch, 89, widow of Charles P. Hitch, former publisher of the Paris Daily Beacon and long-time Republican leader in state and nation, died at 11 o'clock Friday evening at the residence, 218 East Wood street. About a year ago Mrs. Hitch fell and sustained a fractured hip, since which time she had been bedfast. Funeral services will be conducted at the residence at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. Interment at Edgar cemetery.

Mrs. Hitch was born in Paris on December 17, 1849, a daughter of Dr. Paul and Lucy Weisiger Huston. Mr. Hitch died about four years ago. She is survived by a sister, Miss Grace Huston, Harrison, N.Y.; a daughter, Mrs. Lucy Martindale, Paris; a granddaughter, Mrs. Pepper Clay and two great granddaughters, Lucy Starling Clay and Susan Martindale Clay, all of Ft. Sill, Okla.


Mary married Charles Peebles Hitch, son of Benjamin Franklin (Frank) Hitch and Laura Ann White, on 25 Nov 1874 in Edgar Co., IL.1 2 (Charles Peebles Hitch was born on 16 Jan 1850 in Clermont Co., OH 1 3 9 10 11 12 and died on 29 Aug 1933 in Paris, Edgar Co., IL 3 13 14.)


Sources


1 History of Edgar Co., IL - 1879.

2 Edagr Co., IL Marriage Records (DAR).

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

4 Portrait and Biographical Album of Vermilion and Edgar Cos., Illinois (DAR - 1889).

5 1900 IL Census, Listed as born in December 1848 in IL in the 1900 Edgar Co., IL Census.

6 1880 IL Census, Listed as age 31 in the 1880 Edgar Co., IL Census, born in IL.

7 1910 IL Census, Listed as age 62 in the 1910 Paris, Edgar Co., IL Census, born in IL.

8 Obituary sent by Ned Boyajoine (7/2/1938).

9 1850 OH Census, Listed as age 4/12 in the 1850 Clermont Co., OH Census, born in OH.

10 1900 IL Census, Listed as born in January 1849 in OH in the 1900 Edgar Co., IL Census.

11 1880 IL Census, Listed as age 31 in the 1880 Edgar Co., IL Census, born in OH.

12 1910 IL Census, Listed as C.P. Hitch, age 61, in the 1910 Paris, Edgar Co., IL Census, born in OH.

13 Obituary sent by Ned Boyajoine.

14 IL Death Index 1916-1950.


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