Alexander Hitch 2878
- Born: 27 May 1798, Warrenton, Fauquier Co., VA 2928
- Marriage (1): Rebecca Harriet Smoot on 15 Nov 1827 in Fauquier Co., VA 2895
- Died: Oct 1849, Marion Co., MO 2929
Fauquier County Deed Book 29-21 states: "This debenture made the 13th day of June, 1826, between Samuel Grant of the County of Fauquier and State of Virginia, of the one part, and Alexander Hitch of the County and State aforesaid of the other part. Withnesseth, that the said Samuel Grant for and in consideration of the sum of $1.00 current money of the United States to him in hand paid by the said Alexander Hitch, at and before the sealing and delivery hereof receipt, whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, doth release, acquit and discharge the said Samuel Grant, his heirs, executors and administrators, by these presents the said Samuel Grant hath bargained, sold and confirmed, and by these presents doth bargain, sell and confirm unto the said Alexander Hitch, his heirs and assigns, all the following mentioned property, viz: one hundred acres of land adjoining the land of Captain Keyes, Mary Brown and Dr. D. W. Stribling; one black mare ten years of age and one gray mare four years of age, one bay colt, one cow and calf, one oxen, one walnut bureau, one walnut chest, one leaf table, one pine table, one walnut cupboard, seven chairs, two feather beds, one bed, six sheets, ten coverlets, six pillows, four bed stands, one saddle, one bar shire plow, two shovel ploughs, two pear of gears, three axes, three hoes, one saw, two augers, one drawing knife, 3 chisels, 2 pots, 2 ovens, one skillet, one griddle, one kettle, one flax wheel, one cotton wheel, two sets of knives and forks, a variety of earthenware, also including the Library or collection of books, being the same property the said Samuel Grant is now in possession, also the estate, right and title interest, use, claims and demands whatsoever of heirs, the said Samuel Grant in law and equity of and in the premises aforesaid and every part thereof."
1830 Census: 0000100000000-2000100000000 in Fauquier Co., VA.
Alexander married Rebecca Harriet Smoot, daughter of Edward Smoot Sr. and Susanna Hitch, on 15 Nov 1827 in Fauquier Co., VA.2895 (Rebecca Harriet Smoot was born on 24 Jun 1801 in Fauquier Co., VA 2930 and died in Jan 1855 in Marion Co., MO 2931.)