Elizabeth (Betsy) Hitch
- Born: 1762, Somerset Co., MD
- Marriage (1): Edward Brown about 1783 in Somerset Co., MD
- Died: Jul 1835, Franklin Co., OH
- Buried: Jul 1835, Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH
In the Federal Assessment of 1798, Somerset Co., MD, Edward Brown and Betsy (Hitch) Brown occupied the property in Rewastico Hundred of Somerset County owned by "Joshua Hitch Heirs situated near Rockawalkin Branch" consisting of one framed wood dwelling house, two stories, size 35' x 20'; one framed wood cook house, one story, size 17' x 24'; one sawed log meat house, one story, size 10' x 10'; one framed wood milk house, one story, size 16' x 8'; one hewed log stable, one story, size 16' x 18'; one old framed wood carriage house, one story, size 10' x 16'. Land contained 80 perches assessed at $200. Also listed was one round pole corn house, 16' x 8'. (TA1798)
On Apr 10 1799, "Hitch's Hard Luck" was surveyed for John, William, Laban, Nancy and Peggy Hitch in Somerset Co., MD. Also for Edward Brown and wife Betsy, Joshua Pollitt and wife Sarah, William Elgate Hitch and wife Polly and Levin Handy and wife Nelly. The survey was for a new tract that included parts of tracts "High Suffolk", "Last Choice" and "Maddux's Luck" as well as tracts "Wilson's Discovery", "Hitch's Choice", and "Father's Neglect." The survey amounted to 1256 acres of land.
Elizabeth married Edward Brown about 1783 in Somerset Co., MD. (Edward Brown was born in 1758 in Somerset Co., MD, died in Jan 1822 in Franklin Co., OH and was buried in Jan 1822 in Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.)