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Adam Hitch
Ann (?)
(Abt 1667-Abt 1704)
James Hardy Sr.
(?) (?)
(-After 1727)
Samuel Hitch
Rachel Hardy
(Abt 1705-1771/1773)
Leah Hitch
(Abt 1747-After 1773)


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Leah Hitch 1

  • Born: Abt 1747, Somerset Co., MD
  • Died: After 1773, Somerset Co., MD


"Miss Leah Hitch" hald an account at John Nelms store in Salisbury, MD from 1767 to Mar 12 1768 where she bought one yard of ribbon for 0/1/6 with sister Eve Harris as security. Cash paid in full by William Lank in 1768.

Leah Hitch was mentioned in the will of Rachel Hitch of "Summerset" County written on Dec 10 1771 and Aug 17 1773 as follows: To her daughter Leah Hitch, "my best bed and furniture, yearlin' horse, puter dish, 3 plates, 1 bason." To son Elgate Hitch, "one cow and yearlin and one woke of oxens, one puter dish, 3 plates and one bason." "Give my negro man Jack to daughter Leah" (Note - she ended up splitting him with Elgate). (MdPrW-39:380)


1 "Store Accounts of John Nelms of Salisbury," John E. Jacobs, Jr, Listed as sister of Eve Harris.

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