Thomas Kellum
Mary Mason
Charles Mason Kellum
Mary Elizabeth Burton
(1804-Abt 1839)
Rev. Thomas Burton Killiam


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1. Mariah Caroline (Carrie) Hitch

Rev. Thomas Burton Killiam 1

  • Born: 17 Mar 1836, Sussex Co., DE 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Mariah Caroline (Carrie) Hitch on 08 Mar 1866 in Sussex Co., DE 1 2 3
  • Died: 29 Mar 1888, Waseca Co., MN 4


From "History of Wabasha County" (Minnesota) published 1884: Rev. Thomas B. Killiam, pastor Methodist Episcopal church, Lake City, is a native of the State of Delaware, and was born March 17, 1837. He was educated principally in high schools of Wilmington, and licensed to preach in 1859. In 1860 he was admitted to the Philadelphia conference on trial, and in 1864 was ordained elder and received into full connection. He remained in the Philadelphia conference till its division in 1868, when he was assigned to the new created (Wilmington) conference. In 1880 he came west and joined the west Wisconsin conference, and in 1881 was transferred to the Minnesota conference and stationed at Lake City. The Methodist Episcopal church of this city has been on the ascendancy during his three years' pastoral charge of the same. He was married in 1866, to Miss Maria C. Hitch, of Delaware, and has four children, one son and three daughters.

His death date of Mar 29 1888 and other information come from his probate records in Waseca Co., MN.

Thomas married Mariah Caroline (Carrie) Hitch, daughter of Rev. Elijah Hitch and Leah Ann Armstrong, on 08 Mar 1866 in Sussex Co., DE.1 2 3 (Mariah Caroline (Carrie) Hitch was born on 05 Dec 1833 in Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 1 6 7 8 and died on 09 Mar 1910.)


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

2 DE Marriage Records.

3 Asbury Church Records, Sharptown, MD.

4 DAR Lineage Books.

5 1880 WI Census, Listed as age 43 in Kilbourn, Columbia Co.

6 1850 DE Census, Listed as age 16 in the 1850 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

7 1860 DE Census, Listed as age 28 in the 1860 Laurel, Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

8 1880 WI Census, Listed as age 45 in Kilbourn, Columbia Co.

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