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Sovereign Hitch
(1783/1786-After 1840)
Malla Hatfield
(Abt 1790-After 1830)
Archibald W. Spain
(1798-1870)
Sarah Garwood
(1803-1872)
Zachariah (Zack) Hitch
(1818-1888)
Mary Adeline Spain
(1824-1904)
James Macklin Hitch
(1855-1944)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Nancy Katherine (Nannie) Montgomery

James Macklin Hitch

  • Born: 21 Oct 1855, Princeton, Gibson Co., IN 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Marriage (1): Nancy Katherine (Nannie) Montgomery on 07 Jan 1881 in Gibson Co., IN 1
  • Died: 28 Feb 1944, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN 9 10

  

The following is from "A Hitch Orchard": In 1931 James Machlin Hitch and his wife were living in Evansville, IN. Mrs. Hitch was Secretary of the school Board.

In the same reference is an excerpt from a letter from a member of the family:

"Uncle Jim is one of the finest men I ever knew. He has a heart of pure gold. Is tall, straight and now at 76 is as strong, active and healthy as any of his sons. He received a common school education at Patoka, IN. For many years was a farmer in Gibson Co.,IN. near Patoka. About 1908, he and his son Clarence entered the employ of the Gas Company at Evansville and here he has been employed without interruption since that time. He is now a foreman in the construction department. He is staunch Republican, an honest upright, straight thinking individual. The very salt of the earth."

In the Federal Census of 1900, James M. Hitch is listed in Gibson County, Indiana in a household as follows: - James M. Hitch, born 10/1855 in IN - Nannie M. Hitch, born 10/1856 in IN - Robert M. Hitch, born 4/1881 in IN - Clarence Z. Hitch, born 10/1882 in IN - Clyde M. Hitch, born 1/1885 in IN - Hazel O. Hitch, born 10/1888 in IN - Isabel M. Hitch, born 1/1891 in IN - Raymond J. Hitch, born 3/1893 in IN - Curtis A. Hitch, born 11/1896 in IN.


James married Nancy Katherine (Nannie) Montgomery, daughter of Robert Montgomery and Martha Perkins, on 07 Jan 1881 in Gibson Co., IN.1 (Nancy Katherine (Nannie) Montgomery was born on 04 Oct 1856 in IN 2 11 12 and died on 27 Apr 1949 in Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN 10.)


Sources


1 Gibson Co., IN Marriage Records.

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

3 Family tree sent to me by Paul E. Hitch of Savannah, GA on 1/7/1995.

4 1870 IN Census, Listed as age 15 in the 1870 White River Township, Gibson Co., IN Census, born in IN.

5 1920 IN Census, Listed as age 65 in the 1920 Vanderburg Co., IN Census, born in IN. He is in the household of his son Clarence Hitch.

6 1880 IN Census, Listed as age 25 in the 1880 Gibson Co., IN Census, born in IN.

7 1860 IN Census, Listed as age 5 in the 1860 White River Township, Gibson Co., IN Census, born in IN.

8 1900 IN Census, Listed as born in October 1855 in IN in the 1900 Gibson Co., IN Census.

9 Correspondence and notes sent by Eva Hitch Walker, 11701 Ibsen Drive, Rockville, MD 20852, dated June 29, 1996. She is the daughter of Allen Spain Hitch.

10 Browning Genealogy Obituary Database of Obituaries in the Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana area.

11 1920 IN Census, Listed as age 63 in the 1920 Vanderburg Co., IN Census, born in IN. She is in the household of her son Clarence Hitch.

12 1900 IN Census, Listed as born in October 1856 in IN in the 1900 Gibson Co., IN Census.


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