Robert Lafayette Hitt

Male 1873 - 1950  (77 years)


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  • Name Robert Lafayette Hitt  [1, 2
    Born 16 Sep 1873  Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Nov 1950  St Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Buried 5 Nov 1950  Arbor, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Fairview Cemetery
    Person ID I10163  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father George Washington Hitt,   b. 8 Mar 1851, Gordonville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1931, Welch, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rachel Matilda Delap,   b. 4 Sep 1848, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1916, Welch, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 2 Jun 1872  Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F3608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Altha Wiseman,   b. 24 Nov 1880, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1977, Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1904  Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Children 
     1. Myrtle M. Hitt,   b. 2 Jun 1906, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1996  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
     2. Mandy B. Hitt,   b. Abt Jun 1909, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Martha Viola Hitt
     4. Clara Irene Hitt,   b. 21 Jan 1916, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1997  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     5. Dora Lucile Hitt
     6. Thomas W. Hitt
     7. Alva Lee Hitt  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Sep 1873 - Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1904 - Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Nov 1950 - St Louis, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Robert L. Hitt
      Sept 16, 1873
      Nov 4, 1950
      Gone But Not Forgotten

      - According to the 1930 Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Federal Census, Robert was renting his home, and he had a radio.

      - According to his 1950 death certificate, Robert died at Missouri Baptist Hospital of coronary thrombosis. Contributing factors were hypertension & coronary artery disease. He was the son of Geo. W. Hitt and Rachael Lincoln. Informant was Viola Hahas.

  • Sources 
    1. [S171] David Tidwell.
      Fellow Researcher

    2. [S584] Missouri, State Board of Health: Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death, File No. 30728, 2 September 1931, George Washington Hitt.

    3. [S34] 1880 Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Census.

    4. [S107] 1930 Missouri Federal Census.
      Cape Girardeau County. District 34: Welch Twp. Pg 8B

    5. [S82] 1920 Missouri Federal Census.
      Welch Township, Cape Girardeau County; pg. 12A

    6. [S1301] Fairview Cemetery (Arbor, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri), Grave Markers, Image of tombstone by SR Smith (2011) via FindAGrave memorial #37902020 - Robert L. Hitt.

    7. [S1305] Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1968, Image of death certificate for Robert L. Hitt, d. 4 November 1950 at St. Louis.

    8. [S962] Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920, George W. Hill m. Rachel M. Delapp 2 June 1872 at Cape Girardeau County.

    9. [S1306] 1910 Census of United States, Missouri, Cape Girardeau, Welch Township, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 32, sheet no. 6A, dwellings 97 & 98, families 97 & 98, Dennis L. Bowers & Robert L. Hitt households, accessed 15 February 2019.

    10. [S957] Missouri County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991, Images. Robert L. Hitt m. Altha Wiseman 24 March 1904 at Cape Girardeau County.