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Samuel Hitch
(1784-1858/1859)
Henrietta (Henny, Ritty, McRitty) Brown
(1800/1801-1831/1839)
Levin Denston
(Abt 1762-1841/1842)
Elizabeth Dryden
(Abt 1789-After 1840)
Washington Henry Hitch
(1821/1822-1871/1872)
Matilda Margaret Denston
(1824-1883/1884)
Henrietta (Hennie) Hitch
(1850-1884/1893)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. (?) (?)

2. William H. Washburn

Henrietta (Hennie) Hitch

  • Born: 1850, Worcester Co., MD 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): (?) (?)
  • Marriage (2): William H. Washburn on 23 Mar 1874 in Wicomico Co., MD 1
  • Died: 1884-1893, MD

  

Information on this line was gleaned from a pleasant meeting this compiler had with descendants of Henrietta Hitch (later Washburn) on Aug 29 2001. In attendance were Eunicelee (Washburn) (Johnson) Hupke and Van Hitch. Eunicelee descends from Henrietta through her marriage to William H. Washburn in 1874 (as granddaughter). Van descends from Henrietta through her daughter Delina Hitch who was born to Henrietta before her marriage to Washburn. Eunicelee particularly remembers "Linie" Hitch being a half-sister to her father Levin Henry Washburn - both offspring of Henrietta Hitch. As you can imagine, this line was a "stumper" to this compiler for a long time before it was finally solved at this meeting!

In the 1860 Federal Census for Nutters District, Worcester County, Maryland, Henrietta Hitch is listed as a daughter of Washington Hitch. However, she seems to be listed as a female named "Herinie". However, very close inspection shows this to be "Hennie", no doubt named for her grandmother Henrietta or Hennie (Brown) Hitch.

Also, in the 1860 Federal Census, Henrietta Hitch is indicated in household 543 in the Princess Anne District, Somerset County with the Price family as follows: - Henrietta Hitch, age 20, housekeeper - John Price, age 63 - Ellen Price, age 50 - George Price, age 20 - Amelia Price, age 14 - James Price, age 11 All were born in MD

Henny (Hitch) Washbord (sic) was named in the April 14, 1883 land transaction where, for $100, Samuel and wife Hetty A. Hitch, William H. and wife Henny Washbord, and Mary M. Hitch sold to Levin T. Hitch 75 acres of land in the 7th Election District called "Heath's Venture" and "Buck Harbor". This was the land that Washington Hitch owned at his death and on which Matilda M. Hitch "now lives". (WoLR-ITM9:574).


Henrietta married (?) (?).


Henrietta next married William H. Washburn, son of Henry Washburn and Rosetta* Kibble, on 23 Mar 1874 in Wicomico Co., MD.1 (William H. Washburn was born in 1848-1850 in Somerset Co., MD 5 6 7 8.)


Sources


1 Wicomico Co., MD Marriage Records.

2 1860 MD Census, Listed as Hennie Hitch, age 10, in the 1860 Worcester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

3 1870 MD Census, Listed as age 20 in the 1870 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD. She was in the household of the John Price family in Princess Anne.

4 Wicomico Co., MD Marriage Records, She was listed as age 22 when she was married in March 1874.

5 Wicomico Co., MD Marriage Records, Listed as age 25 when he was married in March 1874.

6 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 1 in the 1850 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

7 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 12 in the 1860 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

8 1870 MD Census, Listed as Wm Washbard, age 20, in Trappe, Wicomico Co., MD. He is in household of James Isham and family.


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