George Washington Hitt

Male 1851 - 1931  (80 years)


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  • Name George Washington Hitt  [1, 2
    Born 8 Mar 1851  Gordonville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Sep 1931  Welch, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Buried 3 Sep 1931  Arbor, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Fairview Cemetery
    Person ID I10164  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Family 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) 
    Married 2 Jun 1872  Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Robert Lafayette Hitt,   b. 16 Sep 1873, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1950, St Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Jane Hitt,   b. Between 1874 and 1878, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1939  (Age ~ 65 years)  [natural]
     3. Joel Levi Hitt,   b. 7 Sep 1884, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1943, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     4. Rosa B. Hitt,   b. 28 Feb 1887, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
     5. Malinda Adaline Hitt,   b. 18 Mar 1880, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1965, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1851 - Gordonville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1872 - Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Sep 1931 - Welch, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - According to the 1870 Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Federal census, George could not write.

      - According to the 1876 Cape Girardeau County, Missouri State census, George had livestock and produce: 2 horses, 5 cattle, 3 sheep, 6 hogs, 65 bushels of corn, 10 lbs tobacco, and 16 lbs wool.

      - Listed within the George W. Hitt household for the 1900 Cape Girardeau County Federal census was a boarder, Lousa N. Delap (b. Feb 1882, MO). Related to wife Rachel?

      - According to the 1930 Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Federal Census, George owns his home and a radio. His parents were both born in Missouri.

      - George spent his entire life in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. He died of old age. According to his death certificate, the immediate cause of death was listed as "nephritis." He was also listed as a widower. His wife Rachel had died 15 years earlier. George's son R. L. was the informant for the certificate.

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

    2. [S1305] Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1968, Image of death certificate for Joel Levi Hitt, d. 9 July 1943 at Cape Girardeau County.

    3. [S63] 1910 Cape Girardeau County, Missouri census.

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

    5. [S325] FindAGrave.com.

    6. [S1312] 1930 Census of United States, Missouri, Cape Girardeau, Welch Township, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 16-34; sheet no. 8B; dwellings 148, 149, 151, 153, & 154; families 151, 152, 154, 156, & 157; Elmer Sullenger, Levi Hitt, Robert L. Hitt, Charles L. Bowers, & George W. Hitt households, accessed 18 February 2019.

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