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Sovereign Hitch
(1783/1786-After 1840)
Malla Hatfield
(Abt 1790-After 1830)
William Madison McMullen
(Abt 1793-)
Elizabeth Petty
(Abt 1793-)
Edward Washington Hitch
(1815-1900)
Mary (Polly) McMullen
(1817-1904)
William Henry Hitch
(1846-1948)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mearha Ann (Mattie) Russell

William Henry Hitch

  • Born: 27 Sep 1846, Gibson Co., IN 1 3 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Mearha Ann (Mattie) Russell on 16 Aug 1883 in Gibson Co., IN 1 2
  • Died: 1948
  • Buried: 1948, Oak Hill Cemetery, Patoka, Gibson Co., IN

  

In the Federal Census of 1900, William Hitch is listed in Gibson County, Indiana in a household as follows: - William Hitch, born 9/1846 in IN - Hattie J. Hitch, born 4/1885 in IN - Ethel A. Hitch, born 9/1886 in IN.

In the Federal Census of 1920, William H. Hitch is listed in Gibson County, Indiana in the household of his son-in-law Fred P. Spain as follows: - William H. Hitch, age 73, born in IN.

This is from a correspondence from John Key on December 19, 1999: William Henry Hitch saw Abraham Lincoln in person as a young boy. It is not known if this was in Princeton or Patoka, IN. He spent most of his life in the Patoka area until he came to live with Hallie in Hazleton.


William married Mearha Ann (Mattie) Russell on 16 Aug 1883 in Gibson Co., IN.1 2 (Mearha Ann (Mattie) Russell was born on 23 May 1864 in OH,1 died in 1889-1899 and was buried in Patoka, Gibson Co., IN.)


Sources


1 "A Hitch Orchard", Volume III, Daisy Hitch Davies, 1931.

2 Gibson Co., IN Marriage Records.

3 1870 IN Census, Listed as age 24 in the 1870 White River Township, Gibson Co., IN Census, born in IN.

4 1860 IN Census, Listed as age 13 in the 1860 White River Township, Gibson Co., IN Census, born in IN.

5 1900 IN Census, Listed as born in September 1846 in IN in the 1900 Gibson Co., IN Census.

6 1920 IN Census, Listed as age 73 in the 1920 Gibson Co., IN Census, born in IN. He was in the household of his son-in-law Fred P. Spain.

7 1940 IN Census, Listed as age 93 in Gibson Co., IN.


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