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Spencer Hitch
(Abt 1750-1797/1797)
Sophia (?)
(Bef 1755-After 1814)
Clement Ross
(Bef 1765-1808/1808)
Sarah Collins
(-After 1808)
Garey* Hitch
(1785-1855/1855)
Sarah C. (Sally) Ross
(1802/1803-1833/1844)
Ezra Marcus Finley Hitch
(1827-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Elizabeth Wheeler

Ezra Marcus Finley Hitch

  • Born: Jan 1827, Caroline Co., MD 2 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Mary Elizabeth Wheeler on 16 Mar 1853 in Caroline Co., MD 1
  • Died: 13 Feb 1901, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA 2 7
  • Buried: 17 Feb 1901, Montrose Cemetery, PA 7

  

In the Federal Census of 1860, Ezra M. Hitch is listed on page 154 in a household in Denton, Caroline County, Maryland as follows: - Ezra M. Hitch, age 32, farmer, born in MD - Mary Hitch, age 24, born in MD - Charles Hitch, age 2, born in MD - Annie Hitch, age 2/12, born in MD - William C. Gray, age 19, born in MD.

On September 4, 1860, an article in a Caroline County newspaper states that a Miss Catherine Gray, age about 20, died on September 1, 1860 at the residence of Esrah Hitch of Tuckahoe Neck. (Caroline Co. Newspaper Abstracts)

Around 1860, Ezra M. and Mary E. Hitch (former Mary Wheeler) versus Lydia Ann, Thomas E., Caleb, and Rebecca E. Wheeler where Thomas Wheeler of Caroline County died intestate in 1845 leaving above his only children. All are under age 21 except Mary Hitch. (Heirs & Legatees of Caroline Co., Chancery Docket - Folio 245)

In the Federal Census of 1870, Ezra M. Hitch is listed in the 3rd District of Caroline Co., MD (household 87) as follows: - Ezra M. Hitch, age 42, born in MD - Mary E. Hitch, age 39, born in MD - Charles W. Hitch, age 15, born in MD - Alice Hitch, age 12, born in MD - Nora Hitch, age 10, born in MD - Walter Hitch, age 8, born in MD - William Hitch, age 5, born in MD - Thomas Hitch, age 1, born in MD

In the Federal Census of 1880, Ezra Hitch is listed in a household in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania as follows: - Ezra Hitch, age 53, born in MD - Mary E. Hitch, age 48, born in MD - Charles Hitch, age 21, born in MD - Alice G. Hitch, age 19, born in MD - Onora Hitch, age 17, born in MD - Walter T. Hitch, age 15, born in MD - William Hitch, age 12, born in MD - Thomas E. Hitch, age 9, born in MD - Leon M. Lecture, age 2, born in PA.

In the Federal Census of 1900, Ezra Hitch is listed in a household in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania with the Herbert R. Trego (his son-in-law) family in Philadelphia as: - Ezra, born 1/1827 in MD.


Ezra married Mary Elizabeth Wheeler, daughter of Capt. Thomas Wheeler and Ann Clark, on 16 Mar 1853 in Caroline Co., MD.1 (Mary Elizabeth Wheeler was born on 12 Aug 1832 in MD,2 8 9 died on 11 Aug 1893 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA 2 7 and was buried on 14 Aug 1893 in Mechanics Cemetery.)


Sources


1 Caroline Co., MD Marriage Records.

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

3 1900 PA Census, Listed as born in January 1827 in MD in the 1900 Philadelphia Co., PA Census. He is in the household of his son-in-law Herbert R. Trego.

4 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 32, a farmer, in the 1860 Denton, Caroline Co., MD Census, born in MD.

5 1880 PA Census, Listed as age 53 in the 1880 Philadelphia Co., PA Census, born in MD.

6 1850 MD Census, Listed as Isra E. Hitch, a laborer, age 23, in the 1850 Caroline Co., MD Census, born in MD.

7 Philadelphia, PA Death Records.

8 1880 PA Census, Listed as age 48 in the 1880 Philadelphia Co., PA Census, born in MD.

9 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 24 in the 1860 MD Census.


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