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Major Victor
Whittington Hitch Sr.
Delilah Hatfield
(Abt 1760-After 1830)
Elijah Victor
Eunice Hitch
(Abt 1792-1827)
Whittington (Whitty) Victor


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1. Nancy Morris
2. Mary L. Deweese

Whittington (Whitty) Victor

  • Born: 18 Feb 1818, Dover, Kent Co., DE
  • Marriage (1): Nancy Morris on 06 Nov 1845 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH
  • Marriage (2): Mary L. Deweese on 28 Jul 1887 in Corning, Adams Co., IA 1
  • Died: 17 Mar 1903, Nodaway, Adams Co., IA
  • Buried: Abt 20 Mar 1903, Methodist Grove Cemetery, Nodaway, Adams Co., IA


Death: 17 March 1903 in Lot 26, Nodaway, Adams County, Iowa
Whitty Victor, whose death last Tuesday was mentioned in last week's paper, was 85 years and l month old. He was born of Elijah VICTOR b: 6 January 1785 in Maryland, and Eunice Hitch, Christian parents in Essex County, Del,, near Dover, Feb. 18, 1818. When about fourteen years of age he removed with his parents to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he grew to manhood and where he was married Nov. 6, 1845, to Miss Nancy Norris. A year later he removed to Blackhawk county, Indiana., and after several changes of residence he came with his family to Adams county in 1861. He lived near Nodaway for many years and in 1885 sold his farm and bought another six miles west of Corning in Douglas township. His wife died April 22,1886, and he then made his home with his daughter for a time. Eight children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Victor, of whom only three are living, Mrs. Jane Barker of Douglas township, Mrs. Emma Lathrop of Conklin, South Dakota, Mrs. Ettie Williamson of Rapid City, South Dakota. A brother and two sisters also survive him, Elijah Victor of Shelbyville, Ind., Mrs. Elvira Brown of Wellington, Illinois., and Mrs. Sarah Green of University Place, Neb. July 28, 1887, Mr. Victor was married to Mrs. Mary L. Preston, who died in this city June 20, 1901. He was converted at the age of 43 and became an active and faithful member of the M. E. church. He was a devoted Christian man, a true Christian hushand and father and his Christian life and Christian teaching bore fruit in the family circle and in the community where he was known and respected as a faithful follower of the Lord. "Blessed are those that die in the Lord" The funeral was conducted Thursday from the U. B. church in this city by Revs. W. H. Drake and W. F. Wallace. Mr. Victor had selected for the scripture lesson the 90th Psalm and for a text Second Timothy, 7:4. The family has the sympathy of many friends.
Adams County Free Press, March 25, 1903, page 8

Whittington married Nancy Morris, daughter of Isaac J. Morris and Jane Tway, on 06 Nov 1845 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH. (Nancy Morris was born on 22 Feb 1822 in OH, died on 22 Apr 1886 in Nodaway, Adams Co., IA and was buried about 25 Apr 1886 in Methodist Grove Cemetery, Nodaway, Adams Co., IA.)

Whittington next married Mary L. Deweese, daughter of Thomas L. Deweese and Mary Masios, on 28 Jul 1887 in Corning, Adams Co., IA.1 (Mary L. Deweese was born on 19 Jul 1825 in Belmont Co., OH, died on 22 Jun 1901 in Corning, Adams Co., IA and was buried about 25 Jun 1901 in Forest Hill Cemetery, Mt. Etna, Adams Co., IA.)


1 IA County Marriage Records.

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