- Born: 23 Jun 1888, Greene Co., IL 5601
- Marriage (1): Maude B. (Maudie) Hudson on 11 Aug 1917 in Bowling Green, MO 5600
- Died: 19 Apr 1987, White Hall, Greene Co., IL 5602
- BuriedMale: 22 Apr 1987, White Hall Cemetery, White Hall, Greene Co., IL 5603
In the Federal Census of 1910, Harley Hitch is listed in a household in Greene County, Illinois as follows: - Harley Hitch, age 21, born in IL.
In the Federal Census of 1920, Harley Hitch is listed in a household in Greene County, Illinois as follows: - Harley Hitch, age 31, born in IL - Maudie Hitch, age 29, born in IL.
The following obituary for Harley Hitch was sent to me as an E-Mail attachment on July 11, 1999 from Barbara Hitch of Edwardsville, IL:
Greene County, IL newspaper
Harley Hitch, 98, of White Hall died Sunday, April 19, 1987, 12:40 p.m. at White Hall Hospital.
He was born June 23, 1888 in Greene County, the son of Peter and Sarah Ann (Cooksey) Hitch. He married Maudie Hudson, Aug 11, 1917, in Bowling Green, MO and she preceded him in death on March 31, 1957.
He is survived by one daughter, Ruth Hitch of White Hall. He was preceded in death by one son and one daughter, one sister, and three brothers. He attended Wilmington Baptist Church, was an army veteran of Word War I, and was a member of the White Hall American Legion Post No. 70.
He taught school in Scott and Greene County for many years and currently was serving as Democratic precinct committeeman in White Hall Precinct One. Harley Hitch
Funeral services for Harley Hitch of White Hall were held at 10 am, Wednesday, April 22, 1987 at Airsman-Hires Funeral Hall in White Hall. Rev. Ralph Helenthal officiated, and the organist was Bonnie Strowmatt. Pallbearers were: Bill Taylor, Sam Taylor, Hal Montgomery, Norb Goetten, Ben Goode, and K. E. Jackson. Burial was in White Hall cemetery.
Harley married Maude B. (Maudie) Hudson, daughter of David Hudson and Unknown, on 11 Aug 1917 in Bowling Green, MO.5600 (Maude B. (Maudie) Hudson was born on 29 Oct 1889 in Greene Co., IL,5604 died on 31 Mar 1957 in Greene Co., IL 5603 and was buried about 02 Apr 1957 in White Hall Cemetery, White Hall, Greene Co., IL 5605.)