Solomon (Indians?) Hitch
(1793-After 1850)
Nancy Foren (Fore)
Martha Ann Hitch


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1. James L. Howard Sr.

Martha Ann Hitch

  • Born: 17 Oct 1834, IL 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): James L. Howard Sr. on 27 Feb 1851 in Greene Co., IL 1
  • Died: 25 Apr 1906, Near White Hall, Greene Co., IL 4


The following obituary for Mrs. James Howard Sr. was sent to me as an E-Mail attachment on July 11, 1999 from Barbara Hitch of Edwardsville, IL:

The White Hall Register April 27, 1906

Mrs. James Howard, Sr., age 69, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Douglas Rutherford, west of town, Wednesday, April 25. Last fall, Mrs. Howard suffered a paralytic stroke and never fully recovered from effects thereof. Her maiden name was Martha Hitch.

She and James Howard were married in Patterson a little more than 50 years ago. They resided in Walkerville township most of the time. She is survived by her husband and children, all grown. They are William (Bud), A. C. and James Howard, Jr., all of Walkerville, Louise, wife of Douglas Rutherford of Swamp College neighborhood. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. William and Solomon Hitch of Patterson are her surviving brothers. Brief funeral services were held at the cemetery at Walkerville on Thursday, April 26.

Martha married James L. Howard Sr. on 27 Feb 1851 in Greene Co., IL.1 (James L. Howard Sr. was born in 1832 in IL 5 and died on 19 Sep 1919 in Greene Co., IL 5.)


1 Greene Co., IL Marriage Records (DAR).

2 1850 IL Census, Listed as age 16 in the 1850 Greene Co., IL Census, born in IL.

3 1840 IL Census, Listed as age 5-10 in the 1840 Madison Co., IL Census.

4 Obituary of Martha (Howard) Hitch, "White Hall Register," April 27, 1906.

5 E-Mail from Barbara Hitch 7/11/1999 9:12 PM, an MS Word attachment of Solomon Hitch lineage.

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