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Spencer Hitch
(Abt 1750-1797/1797)
Sophia (?)
(Bef 1755-After 1814)
Clement Ross
(Bef 1765-1808/1808)
Sarah Collins
(-After 1808)
William Hitch
(1788-1871)
Nancy Ross
(1791-1861)
Robert Ross Hitch
(1814-1886)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Truax

2. Diantha Castle

Robert Ross Hitch 4

  • Born: 25 Feb 1814, Sussex Co., DE 2 3 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Truax on 07 Sep 1843 in Pickaway Co., OH 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): Diantha Castle on 28 May 1853 in Pickaway Co., OH 1
  • Died: 14 Sep 1886, Ross Co., OH 2 3 7

  

In the Federal Census of 1850, Robert Hitch is indicated on page 150, Deerfield Township, Ross County, Ohio in a household as: - Robert Hitch, age 36, woolen manufacturer, born in DE - Elizabeth Hitch, age 25, born in OH - John W. Hitch, age 6, born in OH - Martha I. Hitch, age 4, born in OH* - Lewis R. Hitch, age 1, born in OH - William H. Hitch, age 2, born in OH - Diantha Castle, age 18, born in OH *Note-sex indicated as male(?)

In the Federal Census of 1860, Robert Hitch is listed on page 153 in a household in Deerfield Township, Ross County, Ohio as: - Robert Hitch, manufacturer, age 45, born in DE - Diantha Hitch, age 28, born in OH - John W. Hitch, woolen mfr age 16, born in OH - Martha J. Hitch, age 13, born in OH - William B. Hitch, age 10, born in OH - Lewis R. Hitch, age 7, born in OH - Ann M. Hitch, age 5, born in OH - Robert F. Hitch, age 3, born in OH - Nancy B. Hitch, age 1, born in OH.

In the Federal Census of 1880, Robert Hitch is listed on page 206 in a household in Ross County, Ohio as: - Robert Hitch, woolen manufacturer, age 66, born in DE - Diantha Hitch, age 50, born in OH - Benton Hitch (male), farm labor, age 32, born in OH - Filmore Hitch (male), farm labor, age 23, born in OH - Austin Hitch, weaver, age 19, born in OH - Edward C. Hitch, farm labor, age 15, born in OH - Lizzie F. Hitch, age 12, born in OH.


Robert married Elizabeth Truax on 07 Sep 1843 in Pickaway Co., OH.1 2 3 (Elizabeth Truax was born on 03 Nov 1824 in OH,2 8 9 died on 17 Dec 1850 in Ross Co., OH 10 11 12 and was buried about 20 Dec 1850 in Browns Chapel Cemetery, Ross Co., OH 12.)


Robert next married Diantha Castle, daughter of John Castle and Elizabeth Parker, on 28 May 1853 in Pickaway Co., OH.1 (Diantha Castle was born on 10 Dec 1832 in OH 2 13 and died in 1892 2.)


Sources


1 Pickaway Co., OH Marriage Records (DAR).

2 Correspondence from Zelda Dubel; 5041 East Hedges; Fresno, CA 93727-2022; dated July 23, 1997.

3 Bible Records - William & Nancy Hitch. Viewed original at the home of William F. and Virgene Hitch (Frankfort, OH) on August 23, 2000. The bible was published in 1833.

4 Relationship of Robert to William HItch (son-father) from notes of Dr. Francis Hitch of Columbus, OH in correspondence of January 1995.

5 1850 OH Census, Listed as a woolen manufacturer, age 36, in the 1850 Deerfield Township, Ross Co., OH Census, born in DE.

6 1830 OH Census, Listed as age 15-20 in the 1830 Deerfield Township, Ross Co., OH Census.

7 Ross Co., OH Death Records, States he died of paralysis.

8 1850 OH Census, Listed as age 25 in the 1850 Ross Co., OH Census, born in OH.

9 Gravestone Record, Her tombstone states that she died on December 17, 1850 at age 26 years, 1 month and 4 days.

10 Notes of Dr. Francis Hitch sent via correspondence on December 20, 1994.

11 Gravestone Record.

12 Ross Co., OH Cemetery Records (DAR).

13 1850 OH Census, Listed as age 18 in the 1850 Ross Co., OH Census, born in OH. She is in the household with the Robert Hitch family.


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