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Levin* Hitch
(1755/1767-1802/1803)
Nancy Bacon
(1770-After 1860)
Benjamin Fooks
(1776-1856)
Elizabeth (Betsy) Moore
(1784-1811)
Levin Hitch
(1800-1825)
Eleanor (Nellie) Fooks
(1803-1833)

Levin Benjamin Hitch
(1825-1897)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ellen Mitchell Wooten

Levin Benjamin Hitch

  • Born: 01 Sep 1825, DE 3 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Ellen Mitchell Wooten on 09 Feb 1859 in Laurel, Sussex Co., DE 1 2
  • Died: 23 Oct 1897, Sussex Co., DE 3
  • Buried: Abt 26 Oct 1897, Centenary U.M. Church, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE

  

A letter from 1865 states that Levin Hitch had lost a leg "many years ago" and was not eligible for service in the Civil War.

In the 1848 Tax Assessment records for Sussex County, Levin Hitch "of L" is indicated in Little Creek Hundred with the following: 2 horses

In the 1852 Tax Assessment records for Sussex County, Levin Hitch "of L" is indicated in Little Creek Hundred with the following: 1 horse

In the 1852 Tax Assessment records for Sussex County, Samuel B. and Levin Hitch are indicated in Little Creek Hundred with the following: 1 house and lot from Nancy Hitch

In the 1856 Tax Assessment records for Sussex County, Samuel B. and Levin Hitch are indicated in Little Creek Hundred with the following: ADD: 2 lots from B. Fooks 1 house and lot DED: 2 lots to Masten L. Seadon? DED: 1 lot to William W. ________

In the 1856 Tax Assessment records for Sussex County, Levin Hitch "of BCH" [Broad Creek Hundred] is indicated in the Little Creek Hundred record with the note "left state" next to his name.

In the Federal Census of 1860, L. Hitch is listed in Burleson County, Texas (page 128, Caldwell P.O.) in a household as follows: - L. Hitch (male), age 34, farmer, born in DE - E. Hitch (female), age 26, born in DE - Benjamin Hitch, age 8 months, born in TX - J. Elliott, age 25, born in DE - T.C. Vincent, age 23, born in DE - J.W. Messick, age 40, born in DE.

In the Federal Census of 1870, "Leven" Hitch is listed on page 471 in a household in Sussex County, Delaware as follows: - Leven Hitch, age 45, farmer, born in DE - Elendor Hitch (female), age 37, born in DE - Benjamin Hitch, age 10, born in DE - George W. Hitch, age 8, born in DE - Elendor Hitch (female), age 1, born in DE.


Levin married Ellen Mitchell Wooten, daughter of George M. Wooten and Elizabeth H. King, on 09 Feb 1859 in Laurel, Sussex Co., DE.1 2 (Ellen Mitchell Wooten was born on 13 May 1834 in DE,3 4 8 9 10 11 died on 24 Apr 1910 in Sussex Co., DE 3 and was buried on 27 Apr 1910 in Centenary U.M. Church, Laurel, Sussex Co., DE.)


Sources


1 Registry of Christ Episcopal Church, Broad Creek and St. Phillips Chapel, Laurel, DE, States, S.R. Slack, Rector, married Levin Hitch and Ellen M. Wooten, daughter of George M. Wooten on February 9, 1859 at the Wooten house.

2 DE Marriage Records.

3 Gravestone Record.

4 Bible Records of DE - Vol. VII in NSDAR Library.

5 1850 DE Census, Listed as age 23 in the 1850 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

6 1870 DE Census, Listed as a farmer, age 45, in the 1870 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

7 1860 TX Census, Listed as L. Hitch, age 34, born in DE in the 1860 Caldwell, Burleson Co., TX Census.

8 1870 DE Census, Listed as age 37 in the 1870 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

9 1860 TX Census, Listed as E. Hitch, age 26, born in DE, in the 1860 Burleson Co., TX Census.

10 1900 DE Census, Listed as born in May 1833 in DE in the 1900 Sussex Co., DE Census. Listed in the household with George W. Hitch.

11 1910 DE Census, Listed as age 73 in the 1910 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.


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