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Capt. Samuel Hitch
(1740/1741-1825)
Lydia Allen
(1745-1834)
Jethro Delano
Abigail Eldredge
Hardy Elgate Hitch
(1775-1858)
Betsy Delano
(1777-1863)
Frederick Augustus Hitch
(1811-1871)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Caroline Amanda Soule

Frederick Augustus Hitch 3

  • Born: 04 Jan 1811, Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 9
  • Marriage (1): Caroline Amanda Soule on 12 Sep 1833 in Bristol Co., MA 1 2
  • Died: 06 Aug 1871, Bristol Co., MA 1 2
  • Buried: Abt 09 Aug 1871, Woodside Cemetery, Main & Morgan Streets, North Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA 2

  

From "A Hitch Orchard": "Frederick A. Hitch was a sailmaker. He lived in Fairhaven, MA on next street to his brother Hardy. He is buried in the same plot as his son Ebenezer (Eben) Voss Hitch in Fairhaven, MA. The compiler copied these dates of birth and death from the gravestones."

In the Federal Census of 1850, Frederick A. Hitch is indicated in Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts (page 175, household 259) in a household as follows: - Frederick A. Hitch, age 38, sailmaker, $1,500 in real estate, born in MA. - Caroline A. Hitch, age 37, born in MA - Susan H. Hitch, age 14, born in MA - Frederick H. Hitch,age 10, born in MA - Ebenezer V. Hitch, age 8, born in MA - Samuel P. Hitch, age 6, born in MA - Sarah F. Hitch, age 1, born in MA.

In the Massachusetts State Census of 1855, Frederick A. Hitch is listed in household 301 in the South District of Fairhaven as follows: - Frederick A. Hitch, sailmaker,age 44, born in MA - Caroline A. Hitch, age 43, born in MA - Susan H. Hitch, age 19, born in MA - Frederick H. Hitch, age 15, born in MA - Ebenezer Hitch 2nd, age 14, born in MA - Samuel P. Hitch, age 12, born in MA - Sarah F. Hitch, age 6, born in MA.

In the Massachusetts State Census of 1865, Frederic Hitch is listed in household 370 in Fairhaven as follows: - Frederic Hitch, sailmaker, age 52, born in MA - Caroline Hitch, age 52, born in MA - Frederic Hitch, teacher, age 25, born in MA - Eben Hitch, Capt. in the Army, age 23, born in MA - Sarah Hitch, age 16, born in MA - Henry Hitch, age 9, born in MA - Susan Davis, age 29, born in MA - Susan Davis, age 4, born in MA.

His gravestone indicates that he was a member of Company I, 3rd Massachusetts Infantry.


Frederick married Caroline Amanda Soule on 12 Sep 1833 in Bristol Co., MA.1 2 (Caroline Amanda Soule was born on 30 Sep 1812 in Westport, Bristol Co., MA,1 2 11 12 13 14 died on 12 Apr 1888 in Bristol Co., MA 1 2 and was buried about 15 Apr 1888 in Woodside Cemetery, Main & Morgan Streets, North Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA 2.)


Sources


1 "A Hitch Orchard", by Daisy Hitch, 1931.

2 MA Vital Records (Library of Congress).

3 Daisy Hitch Davies tree of 1930.

4 1820 MA Census, Listed as under age 10 in the 1820 Bristol Co., MA Census.

5 1830 MA Census, Listed as age 15-20 in the 1830 Bristol Co., MA Census.

6 1850 MA Census, Listed as a sailmaker, age 38, in the 1850 Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA Census, born in MA.

7 1855 MA State Census, Listed as a sailmaker, age 44, in the 1855 Bristol Co., MA Census, born in MA. He is in the South District of Fairhaven, MA.

8 1860 MA Census, Listed as age 48 in the 1860 Bristol Co., MA Census.

9 1870 MA Census, Listed as Frederick A. Hitch, age 59, in Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA.

10 International Genealogical Index (LDS - FHC).

11 1850 MA Census, Listed as age 37 in the 1850 Bristol Co., MA Census, born in MA.

12 1855 MA State Census, Listed as age 43 in the 1855 Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA Census, born in MA.

13 1860 MA Census, Listed as age 47 in the 1860 Bristol Co., MA Census.

14 1870 MA Census, Listed as Caroline A. Hitch, age 57, in Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA.


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