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Spencer Hitch
(Abt 1750-1797/1797)
Sophia (?)
(Bef 1755-After 1814)
Sovereign Hitch
(1783/1786-After 1840)
Malla Hatfield
(Abt 1790-After 1830)
Robert Hitch
(Abt 1817-1907)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Eleanor Drain

2. Gattie Webb

Robert Hitch

  • Born: Abt 1817, Sussex Co., DE 1 3 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Eleanor Drain on 22 Jun 1849 in Sussex Co., DE 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Gattie Webb in 1881-1899
  • Died: 12 Dec 1907, Wicomico Co., MD 8

  

In the Federal Census of 1850, Robert Hitch is indicated on page 525, Quantico District, Somerset County, Maryland in a household as follows: - Robert Hitch, age 28, laborer, born in DE - Elizabeth E. Hitch, age 19, born in DE - Virginia Hitch, age 5 months, born in MD - Elizabeth Kemp, age 47, born in DE.

In the Federal Census of 1860, Robert Hitch is indicated in the Quantico District, Somerset County, Maryland in a household (household 1638) as follows: - Robert Hitch, age 35 - Elizabeth Hitch, age 27 - Betsy Hitch, age 50 - Sally Hitch, age 14 - Susan Hitch, age 12 - Samuel Hitch, age 5 - George Hitch, age 3 - Ruth Hitch, age 8 - Henry Hitch, age 1 All were born in Maryland.

In the Federal Census of 1870, Robert Hitch is indicated in the Quantico District, Somerset County, Maryland in a household (household 213) as follows: - Robert Hitch, age 58, laborer - Angeline Hitch, age 20, keeps house - Caroline Hitch, age 15 - Octavia Hitch, age 12, at home - Wesley Hitch, age 17, laborer All were born in Maryland.

In the Federal Census of 1880, Robert Hitch is indicated in the Quantico District, Somerset County, Maryland in a household as follows: - Robert Hitch, age 55, born in MD - Gallico Webb (female), age 40, born in MD.

  

Death Certificate states he is age 90 in 1907.

  

From his Death Certificate: Robert Hitch, born in Delaware, died 12/12/1907 at the county Almshouse, age 90. Was a farmer.


Robert married Elizabeth Eleanor Drain, daughter of Sheperd Drain and Sally (?), on 22 Jun 1849 in Sussex Co., DE.1 2 (Elizabeth Eleanor Drain was born in 1831 in Sussex Co., DE 1 9 and died in 1861-1869 in Somerset Co., MD.)


Robert next married Gattie Webb in 1881-1899. (Gattie Webb was born in 1838-1840 in MD and died on 30 Mar 1903 in Wicomico Co., MD 3.)


Sources


1 Genealogy of Mary Smith Simpson.

2 DE Marriage Records.

3 MD Death Certificate.

4 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 28, laborer, in the 1850 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in MD.

5 1870 MD Census, Listed as age 58, laborer, in the 1870 Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

6 1880 MD Census, Listed as age 55 in the 1880 Wicomico Co., MD Census, born in MD.

7 1900 MD Census, Listed as born in January 1828 in MD in the 1900 Wicomico Co., MD Census.

8 MD Death Certificate, Listed as died on 12/12/1907 at the Wicomico County Almshouse, age 90. Wife was Elizabeth Hitch. He was a farmer, born in DE.

9 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 19 in the 1850 Somerset Co., MD Census, born in DE.


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