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1. Nancy Katherine (Nannie) Montgomery

James Macklin Hitch

  • Born: 21 Oct 1855, Princeton, Gibson Co., IN
  • Marriage (1): Nancy Katherine (Nannie) Montgomery on 07 Jan 1881 in Gibson Co., IN
  • Died: 28 Feb 1944, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN


The following is from "A Hitch Orchard": In 1931 James Machlin Hitch and his wife were living in Evansville, IN. Mrs. Hitch was Secretary of the school Board.

In the same reference is an excerpt from a letter from a member of the family:

"Uncle Jim is one of the finest men I ever knew. He has a heart of pure gold. Is tall, straight and now at 76 is as strong, active and healthy as any of his sons. He received a common school education at Patoka, IN. For many years was a farmer in Gibson Co.,IN. near Patoka. About 1908, he and his son Clarence entered the employ of the Gas Company at Evansville and here he has been employed without interruption since that time. He is now a foreman in the construction department. He is staunch Republican, an honest upright, straight thinking individual. The very salt of the earth."

In the Federal Census of 1900, James M. Hitch is listed in Gibson County, Indiana in a household as follows: - James M. Hitch, born 10/1855 in IN - Nannie M. Hitch, born 10/1856 in IN - Robert M. Hitch, born 4/1881 in IN - Clarence Z. Hitch, born 10/1882 in IN - Clyde M. Hitch, born 1/1885 in IN - Hazel O. Hitch, born 10/1888 in IN - Isabel M. Hitch, born 1/1891 in IN - Raymond J. Hitch, born 3/1893 in IN - Curtis A. Hitch, born 11/1896 in IN.


James married Nancy Katherine (Nannie) Montgomery, daughter of Robert Montgomery and Martha Perkins, on 07 Jan 1881 in Gibson Co., IN. (Nancy Katherine (Nannie) Montgomery was born on 04 Oct 1856 in IN and died on 27 Apr 1949 in Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN.)

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