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Sovereign Hitch
(1783/1786-After 1840)
Malla Hatfield
(Abt 1790-After 1830)
Henry Hitch
(1811-1883)
Margaret Burris
(1811/1813-1892)
Daniel Curry Hitch
(1844/1847-1906)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Louisa Knox

Daniel Curry Hitch 1

  • Born: 1844-1847, Sussex Co., DE 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Mary Louisa Knox about 1870 in DE
  • Died: 01 Mar 1906, Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE 6
  • Buried: 05 Mar 1906, Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE

  

He was a blacksmith.

The 1860 census list Daniel Hitch in household 043 on page 613 in Sussex Co., DE as age 13 and born in DE. Other members of the household were Nathan V. Messick, age 37, farmer, born DE and Margaret J. Messick, age 40, born DE

On Nov 11 1862, Daniel Hitch joined as a Private in Co. I (Capt. Heydricks Co.), 6th Regiment, Delaware Infantry Volunteers, USA. He was listed as age 18 and mustered in at Bridgeville, DE on Nov 11 1862 for 9 months; however, he was probably a bit younger given other records. He mustered out in Smyrna, DE on Sep 5 1863 and was still indicated as age 18.

By 1870, Daniel Hitch is listed with his family in New Castle Co., DE in Wilmington (page 265) as Daniel Hitch, age 24, brakeman, born in DE; Sallie Hitch, age 21, born in DE and Mary E. Hitch, age 2/12, born in DE.

In 1880, Daniel Hitch is back in Sussex Co. as Dannie Hitch, age 33, b. DE; Louisa Hitch, age 32, b. DE; Maggie Hitch, age 8/12, b. DE and Sarah Knox.


Daniel married Mary Louisa Knox, daughter of Samuel Knox and Sarah (?), about 1870 in DE. (Mary Louisa Knox was born in 1848-1849 in DE 7 8 9 and died on 22 Dec 1922 in DE.)


Sources


1 "A Hitch Orchard", Volume III, Daisy Hitch Davies, 1931.

2 1850 DE Census, Listed as age 5 in the 1850 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

3 1860 DE Census, Listed as age 13 in the 1860 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE. Listed in the Nathan V. Messick household.

4 1880 DE Census, Listed as Dannie Hitch, age 33, in the 1880 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

5 1870 DE Census, Listed as a brakeman, age 24, in the 1870 Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE Census, born in DE.

6 Wilmington (DE) Death Registers.

7 1880 DE Census, Listed as Louisa Hitch, age 32, in the 1880 Sussex Co., DE Census.

8 1870 DE Census, Listed as Sallie Hitch, age 21, in the 1870 Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE Census, born in DE.

9 1850 DE Census, Listed as Mary Knocks, age 2, in Sussex Co.


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