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Spencer Hitch
(Abt 1750-1797/1797)
Sophia (?)
(Bef 1755-After 1814)
Sovereign Hitch
(1783/1786-After 1840)
Malla Hatfield
(Abt 1790-After 1830)
Sarah Hitch
(1823-After 1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Reuben R. Field

Sarah Hitch 2

  • Born: 1823, Sussex Co., DE 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Reuben R. Field on 23 May 1839 in Gibson Co., IN 1
  • Died: After 1901, Oregon Trail 3

  

Unknown positively that this is daughter of Sovereign Hitch. However, in the Marriage Records of Gibson County, Indiana, there is record of Sarah Hitch marrying Reuben R. Field in 1839. We also know that Edward and Zack Hitch moved to Gibson County, Edward by 1838. It would be safe to assume that a sister, namely this Sarah Hitch came with them.

From "The Descendants of Abraham Field" on the Internet, we get the following note for Sarah hitch Field: "Lived with son Byron Allen in 1880, according to the Federal Census of White River Township, Gibson County, Indiana, 1880. Family tradition, (according to her descendent Kelly Field-Hanlon of Colorado) says that her son Byron Allen took her west and she died somewhere along the Oregon Trail. Byron's brother, Henry Clinton, never spoke to him again. "


Sarah married Reuben R. Field, son of Keene Field and Anna Lewis, on 23 May 1839 in Gibson Co., IN.1 (Reuben R. Field was born on 07 Mar 1808 in Gibson Co., IN 5 and died on 19 Feb 1857 in Gibson Co., IN 3.)


Sources


1 Gibson Co., IN Marriage Certificate; Record Book A, 1813-1839; Gibson County Courthouse, Princeton, IN.

2 Ancestors of Eugene Allen Field (WWW).

3 Descendants of Abraham* Field (WWW).

4 1850 IN Census, He is listed as age 27 in the 1850 White River, Gibson Co., IN Census.

5 1850 IN Census, He is listed as age 42 in the 1850 White River, Gibson Co., IN Census.


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