The Hitts of Mississippi and related families

James HittAge: 7918101889

Name
James Hitt
Birth January 23, 1810 29

Death of a paternal grandfatherLazarus Hitt
August 2, 1823 (Age 13)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAgnes Martin
1823 (Age 12)

MarriageMartha ParkerView this family
July 27, 1837 (Age 27)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Priscilla Alice Hitt
September 21, 1838 (Age 28)

Marriage of a childDavid Llewellyn MalonePriscilla Alice HittView this family
about 1838 (Age 27)
Birth of a son
#2
Reuben Hitt
May 28, 1840 (Age 30)

Birth of a son
#3
Richard Hitt
September 11, 1842 (Age 32)

Birth of a half-sisterSarah (Sally) Hitt
February 22, 1844 (Age 34)
Birth of a son
#4
John Hitt
April 20, 1844 (Age 34)

Birth of a half-brotherHenry Hitt
June 3, 1847 (Age 37)

Birth of a half-brotherReuben Martin Hitt
April 16, 1849 (Age 39)
Residence 1850 (Age 39)
Birth of a half-sisterNancy Ann Hitt
February 9, 1851 (Age 41)
Death of a sonRichard Hitt
October 28, 1852 (Age 42)

Birth of a half-brotherGeorge Washington Hitt
December 16, 1853 (Age 43)
Death of a fatherReuben Hitt
1855 (Age 44)
Death of a brotherLazarus Hitt
October 20, 1859 (Age 49)
Residence 1860 (Age 49)
Death of a sonJohn Hitt
November 30, 1864 (Age 54)
Cause: wounds suffered in the Battle of Franklin
Death of a sonReuben Hitt
August 18, 1874 (Age 64)

Death of a wifeMartha Parker
April 7, 1884 (Age 74)

Death of a daughterPriscilla Alice Hitt
1888 (Age 77)

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The 1840 census shows just three Hitt families living in Mississippi - all in Choctaw County. Other than James, there was the Lazarus Hitt/Edna Fache family and the Whitfield Hitt family.

James owned a store at Bellefontaine, MS, and was sheriff of Choctaw County, MS in 1852.

Death August 12, 1889 (Age 79)

Burial
Cemetery: Mulberry Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder brother
sister
himself
brother
Father’s family with Nancy Hitt - View this family
father
step-mother
half-sister
3 years
half-brother
22 months
half-brother
22 months
half-sister
3 years
half-brother
Family with Martha Parker - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 27, 1837
14 months
daughter
20 months
son
2 years
son
19 months
son
John Hitt
Birth: April 20, 1844 34 24
Death: November 30, 1864Franklin, Williamson County, TN, USA

Note

Census data:

1840 1 male under 5 1 male 40-49 1 female under 5 1 female 20-29

1850 James Hitt age 38 farmer born SC Martha Hitt age 30 born AL Persilla Hitt age 12 born MS Rubin Hitt age 10 Richard age 8 John age 6 James age 4 Robert age 1

1860 township 19, choctaw county, greensboro post office James Hitt age 50 farmer born SC Martha Hitt age 40 housekeeper born AL Reubin Hitt age 20 student born MS John Hitt age 16 student born MS James H Hitt age 14 born MS Robert M Hitt age 10 born MS

1870 township 19 range 8 James Hitt 60 farmer born SC Martha Hitt age 50 born AL Rubin Hitt are 32 born MS Robert Hitt age 20 born MS

BurialJames HITT grave markerJames HITT grave marker
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