The Hitts of Mississippi and related families

Carrie Fletcher HittAge: 85 years18921977

Name
Carrie Fletcher Hitt

Carrie Hitt

Name
Carrie Hitt
Birth May 16, 1892 43 36
Birth about 1893 43 37
Death of a paternal grandmotherNancy Hitt
1895 (Age 2 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Ann Gary
September 28, 1897 (Age 5 years)
Occupation
school teacher

Residence
Age: 7Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter
1900 (Age 7 years)
Death of a motherMary Emma Hughes
February 3, 1901 (Age 8 years)
Death of a motherMary Emma Hughes
February 3, 1901 (Age 8 years)
Burial of a motherMary Emma Hughes
February 4, 1901 (Age 8 years)
Residence
Age: 17Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter
1910 (Age 17 years)
Residence
Age: 17Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter
1910 (Age 17 years)
MarriageHollis Irl EllzeyView this family
November 1, 1914 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Marion Lynn Ellzey
September 5, 1915 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Hollis Irl Ellzey
September 19, 1917 (Age 25 years)
Residence
Age: 28Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Daughter
1920 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Grady Ford Ellzey
August 26, 1921 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Carol Elizabeth Ellzey
January 1, 1924 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Jack Douglas Ellzey
February 14, 1927 (Age 34 years)
Residence
Age: 37Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife
1930 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Robert Martin Ellzey
February 15, 1932 (Age 39 years)
Death of a fatherReuben Martin Hitt
September 13, 1932 (Age 40 years)
Death of a sonRobert Martin Ellzey
September 17, 1932 (Age 40 years)

Death of a fatherReuben Martin Hitt
1932 (Age 39 years)

Death of a fatherReuben Martin Hitt
1932 (Age 39 years)

Residence 1935 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sisterEdgeworth Shyves Hitt
October 27, 1936 (Age 44 years)

Death of a sonGrady Ford Ellzey
October 11, 1939 (Age 47 years)
Residence
Age: 47Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife
April 1, 1940 (Age 47 years)
Occupation
school teacher
1946 (Age 53 years)
Occupation
school teacher
1946 (Age 53 years)
Death of a sisterAlice Irene Hitt
April 30, 1951 (Age 58 years)

Death of a sisterElizabeth Jane Hitt
October 14, 1956 (Age 64 years)

Death of a brotherJames Washington Hitt
December 17, 1962 (Age 70 years)

Death of a brotherMartin Hughes Hitt
1966 (Age 73 years)

Death of a brotherMartin Hughes Hitt
1966 (Age 73 years)

Death of a brotherJoel Reuben Hitt
July 22, 1967 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterWinna Folsie Hitt
June 1972 (Age 80 years)

Death of a sisterWinna Folsie Hitt
June 1972 (Age 80 years)

Death of a husbandHollis Irl Ellzey
September 25, 1975 (Age 83 years)
Race
White

Civil
Death December 5, 1977 (Age 85 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1872
3 years
elder brother
16 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
18 months
elder sister
Elizabeth Jane Hitt
Birth: November 30, 1885 36 30Bellefontaine, Webster, Mississippi, USA
Death: October 14, 1956
3 years
elder sister
5 years
herself
Family with Hollis Irl Ellzey - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 1, 1914
10 months
daughter
Marion Lynn Ellzey
Birth: September 5, 1915 27 23Goss, Marion County, MS, USA
Death: November 2, 1982New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, USA
2 years
son
Hollis Irl Ellzey
Birth: September 19, 1917 29 25Goss, Marion County, MS, USA
Death: July 4, 1996Columbia, Marion, Mississippi, USA
4 years
son
Grady Ford Ellzey
Birth: August 26, 1921 33 29Goss, Marion County, MS, USA
Death: Columbia, Marion, Mississippi, USA
2 years
daughter
Carol Elizabeth Ellzey
Birth: January 1, 1924 35 31Goss, Marion County, MS, USA
Death: September 29, 1997Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, USA
3 years
son
5 years
son

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Residence
Occupation

After the Goss School burned down, Carrie taught at the Cedar Grove School, probably until she retired.

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Obituary for Carrie Fletcher Hitt from the Hattiesburg American, 6 Dec 1977

Mrs. H.I. Ellzey

Rites Wednesday at Columbia for last wagon train survivor

Columbia--Services for the last surviving person on the wagon train from Marcun, Texas, [probably means San Marcos, TX] in 1900 will be held Wednesday at Colonial Funderal [Funeral] home chapel.

Mrs. H.I. Ellzey, 85, of New Orleans, formerly of Columbia, died at 6 p.m. Monday at the Hotel Dieu, New Orleans. Burial will be in in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Ellzey was seven years old and the youngest in the caravan, made up of several families equipped with five covered wagons and 32 horses. It arrived in what in now known as the Bunker Hill Commun ity at Christmas time.

H.I. Ellzey Jr., one of two sons of Mrs. Ellzey, now living on Broadmoor St., Columbia, said his mother's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Hitt, had only 50 cents upon their arrival in Bunker Hill but tha t the little band of travelers sold some of their horses and divided the money.

Mrs. Ellzey retired at age 60 after spending most of her life teaching in various Marion County schools. She was a member of Goss Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, H.I. of Columbia and Jack Ellzey of New Orleans; two daughters, Mrs. Charles Fortenberry and Mrs. Bob Ulmer, both of New Orleans; eight grandchildren and six great-grandch ildren.

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