Solomon (Indians?) Hitch
(1793-After 1850)
Nancy Foren (Fore)
(1808-1862)
Solomon F. M. Hitch
(1843-1909)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Cyliniria (Sillnerria) Cotter

Solomon F. M. Hitch

  • Born: 30 Dec 1843, Wilmington, Greene Co., IL 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Cyliniria (Sillnerria) Cotter on 20 Mar 1867 in Greene Co., IL 1 2
  • Died: 20 Apr 1909, Greene Co., IL 5
  • Buried: 22 Apr 1909, Pinetree Cemetery, Patterson Township, Greene Co., IL 5 6

  

In the Federal Census of 1900, Solomon F. Hitch is listed in a household in Patterson, Greene County, Illinois as follows: - Solomon F. Hitch, born 12/1843 in IL - Cylnira Hitch, born 2/1851 in IL - William J. Hitch, born 6/1871 in IL - Stella B. Hitch, born 2/1885 in IL - Charlie W. Hitch, born 10/1895 in IL.

The following obituary for Solomon F.M. Hitch was sent to me as an E-Mail attachment on July 11, 1999 from Barbara Hitch of Edwardsville, IL:

Name & Date of Newspaper Unknown.

S. F. M. Hitch

Solomon F. M. Hitch was born in Wilmington, Greene County, Illinois, December 30, 1843, and died at his home near Drake, about one mile from the place of his birth, April 20, 1909, aged 66 years, 3 months and 20 days. On the 20th day of March, 1867, he and Cyliniria Cotter were married. Five children were born to them, three of whom are still living, the other two dying in infancy. the living children are, William J., and George E. of Patterson and Stella B. wife of F. H. Patterson of Hillview. He is also survived by his wife. One brother William P. Hitch of Patterson are left by him. Mr. Hitch was an industrious, quiet, good natured man. He attended strictly to his own business and never meddled in the affairs of others. He had a large number of friends but no enemies. He will be greatly missed, not only the members of his family, but by his neighbors. Funeral services were held at the Patterson church Thursday, April 22, 1909. Rev. T. N. Marsh of Upper Alton, conducting the services. The interment was in the Martin cemetery east of Patterson. There was a large attendance at both the funeral services and burial.


Solomon married Cyliniria (Sillnerria) Cotter, daughter of John Cotter and Unidillen Nealis, on 20 Mar 1867 in Greene Co., IL.1 2 (Cyliniria (Sillnerria) Cotter was born on 01 Feb 1851 near Patterson, Greene Co., IL,2 5 7 8 9 died on 18 May 1920 near Drake, Greene Co., IL 2 5 9 10 and was buried about 21 May 1920 in Pinetree Cemetery, Patterson Township, Greene Co., IL 5.)


Sources


1 Greene Co., IL Marriage Records (DAR).

2 Obituary of Cyliniria (Cotter) Hitch, "Roodhouse Record", Thursday, May 27, 1920.

3 1850 IL Census, Listed as age 8 in the 1850 Greene Co., IL Census, born in IL.

4 1900 IL Census, Listed as born in December 1843 in IL in the 1900 Patterson, Greene Co., IL census.

5 Greene Co., IL Cemetery Records (DAR-1983).

6 Obituary of S.F.M. Hitch.

7 1900 IL Census, Listed as born in February 1851 in IL in the 1900 Patterson, Greene Co., IL census.

8 1920 IL Census, Listed as age 69 in the 1920 Greene Co., IL Census, born in IL. She is listed in the household of her son, William Hitch.

9 Gravestone Record.

10 IL Death Index 1916-1950.


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