Elizabeth M. Lankford
(1815/1821-1879)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Capt. Marcellus Ridgely Hitch

Elizabeth M. Lankford

  • Born: 1815-Dec 1821, Somerset Co., MD 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Capt. Marcellus Ridgely Hitch on 03 Feb 1855 in Baltimore, MD 1
  • Died: 13 Mar 1879, Baltimore, MD 4 5
  • Buried: 16 Mar 1879, M.E. Cemetery On Philadelphia Rd., Baltimore, MD

  

In her will written July 1, 1875 and probated April 1, 1879, Elizabeth Hitch left all property to "beloved husband" Marcellus Hitch, executor. Witnesses were Nehemiah Wheatley (239 Bank St.), William Nelson (37 Patterson Park Ave.), Samuel T. Stevens (211 Hudson) and Edward J. Griffin (212 Eastern Ave.). (City of Baltimore Wills, Book 45, Folio 248)


Elizabeth married Capt. Marcellus Ridgely Hitch, son of William A. Hitch and Eliza* Collins, on 03 Feb 1855 in Baltimore, MD.1 (Capt. Marcellus Ridgely Hitch was born in Aug 1819 in Somerset Co., MD 6 7 8 9 10 and died about 15 Sep 1887 in St. Mary's Co., MD 11.)


Sources


1 Baltimore City, MD Marriage Records, BK LSN, 1851-65, Folio 254.

2 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 45 in the 1860 City of Baltimore, MD Census, born in MD.

3 Baltimore City, MD Death Records, On her death certificate, she was list as age 57 years and 4 months at her death in March 1879.

4 Baltimore City, MD Wills, Book 45, Folio 248.

5 Baltimore City, MD Death Records, Death Certificate No.

6 1850 MD Census, Listed as "Matthew Hitch", age 35 in the 1850 City of Baltimore, MD Census, born in MD.

7 Will of William A. Hitch Probated 5/22/1832, Named as oldest son born August 1819.

8 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 45, a mariner, in the 1860 City of Baltimore, MD Census, born in MD.

9 1880 MD Census, Listed as age 67 in the 1880 Baltimore, MD Census, born in MD.

10 1820 MD Census, Listed as under age 10 in the 1820 District 1, Somerset Co., MD Census.

11 Listed in St. Marys Co., MD Beacon in a 9/15/1887 notice as "dead and removed".


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