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Spencer Hitch
(Abt 1750-1797/1797)
Sophia (?)
(Bef 1755-After 1814)
Clement Ross
(Bef 1765-1808/1808)
Sarah Collins
(-After 1808)
William Hitch
(1788-1871)
Nancy Ross
(1791-1861)
Alexander (Alak) Hitch
(1827-1904)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Permelia Ellis

Alexander (Alak) Hitch

  • Born: 09 Jan 1827, Sussex Co., DE 2 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Permelia Ellis on 12 May 1855 in Moultrie Co., IL 1
  • Died: 02 Mar 1904, IL
  • Buried: Abt 05 Mar 1904, Arthur Cemetery, Arthur, Douglas Co., IL

  

An article in the "Clarksburg Star" (Ross County, OH) for October 13, 1939 notes an old school record where Alex Hitch, age 20, was a student in 1847.

OIn the Federal Census of 1860, Alex Hitch is listed in Moultrie County, IL (pg 124) as follows: - Alex Hitch, age 31, born in KY - Permelia Hitch, age 26, born in KY - Nancy G. Hitch, age 3, born in IL - Thomas McCarty, age 11, born in Ireland

n August 31, 1864, in the records of land sales for Coles County, IL, Alexander Hitch is listed as purchasing 40 acres of land at $9.37 per acre. It was a "Railroad" sale described as: County, Section, Township: 15, 8, 13N Meridian: 3 Arch. Vol. No., Page: 791, 202 Record ID: 459172 Section Part, Range: NENE, 07E.

On March 31, 1868, in the records of land sales for Coles County, IL, Alexander Hitch is listed as purchasing 40 acres of land at $10.00 per acre. It was a "Railroad" sale described as: County, Section, Township: 15, 32, 14N Meridian: 3 Arch. Vol. No., Page: 791, 404 Record ID: 459173 Section Part, Range: NWSE, 07E.

On December 20, 1869, in the records of land sales for Coles County, IL, Alexander Hitch is listed as purchasing 40 acres of land at $10.00 per acre. It was a "Railroad" sale described as: County, Section, Township: 15, 8, 13N Meridian: 3 Arch. Vol. No., Page: 793, 191 Record ID: 485779 Section Part, Range: NWNE, 07E.

In the Federal Census of 1880 for Coles County, IL, Alexander Hitch is Indicated on sheet 6 in a household as: - Alexander Hitch, age 53, born KY (?!) - Permelia Hitch, age 47, born KY - Etta Hitch, age 19, born IL - Nellie Hitch, age 17, born IL - Maud Hitch, age 3, born IL

In the Federal Census of 1900 for Arthur, Coles County, IL, Alexander Hitch is Indicated on sheet 6 in a household as: - Alexander Hitch, born 1/1827 in KY - Permelia Hitch, born 10/1832 in KY


Alexander married Permelia Ellis, daughter of Israel Ellis and Sarah Morris, on 12 May 1855 in Moultrie Co., IL.1 (Permelia Ellis was born on 14 Oct 1832 in KY,7 8 9 died on 05 Apr 1902 in IL and was buried about 08 Apr 1902 in Arthur Cemetery, Arthur, Douglas Co., IL.)


Sources


1 International Genealogical Index (LDS - FHC).

2 1860 IL Census, Listed as age 31 in the 1860 Moultrie Co., IL Census, born in KY.

3 1880 IL Census, Listed as age 53 in the 1880 Coles Co., IL Census, born in KY.

4 1900 IL Census, Listed as born in January 1827 in KY in the 1900 Arthur, Moultrie Co., IL Census.

5 Kentuckians in Illinois.

6 Bible Records - William & Nancy Hitch. Viewed original at the home of William F. and Virgene Hitch (Frankfort, OH) on August 23, 2000. The bible was published in 1833.

7 1860 IL Census, Listed as age 26 in the 1860 Moultrie Co., IL Census, born in KY.

8 1880 IL Census, Listed as age 47 in the 1880 Coles Co., IL Census, born in KY.

9 1900 IL Census, Listed as born in October 1832 in KY in the 1900 Moultrie Co., IL Census.


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