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1. Dr. Joseph Martin Hitch

Llewellyn Kerr Freeny 1

  • Born: 27 Oct 1878, Wicomico Co., MD 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Dr. Joseph Martin Hitch on 22 Jun 1904 in Sussex Co., DE 1
  • Died: 08 Sep 1954, Obici Memorial Hospital, Suffolk, VA 1
  • Buried: 09 Sep 1954, St. Phillips Church, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 1


Mrs. Hitch's obituary was in "The News and Observer," Raleigh, NC, Thursday, September 9, 1954:

"Mrs. J.M. Hitch. Sr.

Mrs. Llewellyn F. Hitch, widow of Dr. J.M. Hitch Sr. of Laurel, Delaware, and mother of Dr. J.M. Hitch Jr. of Raleigh, died Wednesday at Suffolk, Virginia, after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at St. Phillips Episcopal Church in Laurel Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Surviving are her son, two grandsons of Raleigh; a sister, Mrs. George Smith of Suffolk, and a number of nieces and nephews."

An obituary also appeared in the Suffolk, Virginia newspaper of September 8, 1954 as follows:

"Mrs. Llewellyn Freeney Hitch

Suffolk, Sept. 8 - Mrs. Llewellyn Freeney Hitch, 75, died today at 4 a.m., at Obici Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was the daughter of James Cannon and Clara Covington Freeney, of Maryland, and member of St. Phillips Episcopal Church Laurel, Del. She is survived by a son, Dr. Joseph M. Hitch, of Raleigh, NC; two grandsons, David Charles Hitch and John Llewellyn Hitch, of Raleigh, and a sister, Mrs. George Glazebrook Smith, of Suffolk. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 3 a.m. at St. Phillips Church, Laurel. Burial will be in the church cemetery."

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Confirmation, 15 Feb 1925, St. Phillips Church, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE. 1

Llewellyn married Dr. Joseph Martin Hitch, son of Dr. William Joseph Hitch and Mary Emily Martin, on 22 Jun 1904 in Sussex Co., DE.1 (Dr. Joseph Martin Hitch was born on 16 Feb 1871 in Lewes, Sussex Co., DE,1 4 5 6 died on 01 Sep 1935 in Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 1 7 and was buried about 04 Sep 1935 in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE.)


1 Correspondence from John Llewellyn Hitch of 3309 Childers Street, Raleigh, NC 27612, dated April 2, 1995.

2 1920 DE Census, Listed as Lon F. Hitch, age 38, in the 1920 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in MD.

3 1880 MD Census, Listed as age 3 in Quantico, Wicomico Co.

4 1880 DE Census, Listed as age 9 in the 1880 Laurel, Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

5 1920 DE Census, Listed as age 48 in the 1920 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

6 1900 DE Census, Listed as born in April 1871 in DE in the 1900 Laurel, Sussex Co., DE Census.

7 Gravestone Record.

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