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Louther (Loudy) Hitch
(1750-1838)
Mary Elizabeth (Betsy) Douglas
(1769-1840)
James Duvall
(1790-1856)
Letitia* Hitch
(1793/1798-1859)
Francis Marion Duvall
(1836-1864)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Susan T.E. Hitch

Francis Marion Duvall

  • Born: 1836, SC 2
  • Marriage (1): Susan T.E. Hitch on 12 Jan 1860 in Laurens Co., SC 1
  • Died: 11 Jan 1864, Laurens Co., SC

  

Sarah Hitch (Laurens, SC) in a May 9, 1864 letter to Young H.E. Hitch writes, "I reckon you have perhaps heard of the death of Marian Duvall, Susan Hitches husband. He was in the armmy over twelve months and came home on a furlough and took the brain fever and died in a few days. He was a living at his fathers old place. He had put up a small house up on the road near where the old machine stood and susan is a living there this year but I don't know whether she will continue there any longer than this year or not."

As found in the National Archives, F.M. Duvall's service in the Civil War goes as follows:

He enlisted on Jul 1 1862 with Company C of the Holcombe Legion Cavalry of the SC Volunteers (one reference says he enlisted at Camp Hope for one year and another indicates Camp William for "3 years or the war." Muster records show the following:
- Jan/Feb 1863: Present
- Mar/Apr 1863: Absent, sick in camp
- May/Jun 1863: Absent, sick in hospital at Richmond, VA
- A note in the file indicates he was admitted to the General Hospital in Richmond on Jun 4 1863 with "int. fever" and discharged on Jun 19 1863
- Jul/Aug 1863: Absent, sick in hospital at Richmond, VA
- Another note in the file states he had "debilities" and admitted to the Hospital in Richmond on Jul 3 1863 and put in Jackson Hospital in Richmond on Aug 10 1863. He was returned to duty on Sep 7 1863.
- Sep/Oct 1863: Absent, sick, on furlough from Brigade hospital on Oct 17 for 30 days
- On Sep 21 1863 he was admitted to Hospital 9 in Richmond
- Nov/Dec 1863: Absent, sick, on furlough from Brigade hospital on Oct 17 for 30 days
- on Apr 4 1864, F.M. Duvall appears on claims of deceased by widow "S.T.E. Duvall" (NOTE: this is Susan Hitch Duvall) saying he died in Laurens District, SC
- on Apr 26 1864 it is noted that on Jan 11 1864, he died in Laurens District, SC


Francis married Susan T.E. Hitch, daughter of Louther Douglas (Loudy) Hitch and Catherine Lucinda Motes, on 12 Jan 1860 in Laurens Co., SC.1 (Susan T.E. Hitch was born on 13 Apr 1841 in Laurens Co., SC,3 4 5 6 7 8 9 died on 21 Mar 1912 in Laurens Co., SC 3 10 and was buried about 24 Mar 1912 in Poplar Springs Baptist Church, Laurens Co., SC 10.)


Sources


1 NC and SC Marriage Records.

2 1860 SC Census, Listed as age 24 in Laurens Co. as Marion Duvall.

3 Gravestone Record.

4 1850 SC Census, Listed as age 9 in the 1850 Laurens Co., SC census, born in SC.

5 1870 SC Census, Listed as age 28 in Laurens Co.

6 1880 SC Census, Listed as age 39 in Laurens Co.

7 1900 SC Census, Listed as born Apr 1841 in Laurens Co.

8 1910 SC Census, Listed as age 69 in Laurens Co.

9 1860 SC Census, Listed as age 17 in Laurens Co. with Marion Duvall.

10 SC Cemetery Records (DAR).


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