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Zachariah (Zack) Hitch
(1818-1888)
Mary Adeline Spain
(1824-1904)
Robert Montgomery
Martha Perkins
James Macklin Hitch
(1855-1944)
Nancy Katherine (Nannie) Montgomery
(1856-1949)
Bruce K. Hitch
(1900-1973)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Nell Grimm
2. Constance Driskell

Bruce K. Hitch 1

  • Born: 01 Sep 1900, Gibson Co., IN 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Nell Grimm
  • Marriage (2): Constance Driskell
  • Died: 08 Mar 1973, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN 5 6

  

From "A Hitch Orchard," Daisy Hitch Davies, 1931: "Bruce received his education at Princeton and Evansville, IN. Shortly after finishing high school, he enlisted at age 17 in Headquarters Co., 151 Infantry and served with this outfit at Hattiesburg, MS. He was advanced to Corporal Nov. 1, 1917. Discharged Feb. 11, 1918 on account of being under age.

He entered the employ of the Indian Refining Co. as service station attendant shortly after the war and has made splendid progress with this company. At present he is superintendent of all their station in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. He lives (1931) with his parents in Evansville, IN. Republican. No issue. - Given by one of the family."


Bruce married Nell Grimm. (Nell Grimm was born on 10 Nov 1890 7 and died in Jul 1963 in IN 8.)


Bruce next married Constance Driskell. (Constance Driskell was born between 06 May 1905 and 05 May 1906 and died on 05 May 1997 in Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN 9.)


Sources


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

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

3 Gibson Co., IN Birth Records.

4 1920 IN Census, Listed as age 18 in the 1920 Vanderburg Co., IN Census, born in IN. He is in the household of his brother Clarence Hitch.

5 Social Security Death Index (Name: Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011;), SSN 317-07-6143.

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

7 Social Security Death Index (Name: Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011;).

8 Social Security Death Index (Name: Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011;), SSN 303-18-9797.

9 Browning Genealogy Obituary Database of Obituaries in the Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana area, Obituary of Constance D. Hitch, Evansville, Indiana, age 91, died May 5, 1997. Occupation: Piano teacher retired from Indiana employment. Died at Geriatric Nursing Rehabilitation Center, Evansville. Husband Bruce died in 1973.


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