HITT, Howard F.

Male 1825 - 1907  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name HITT, Howard F. 
    • NAME VARIATIONS:
      - Marriage Record (T.W. Temple mission extractions): Howard J. HITT
      - 1870 Census: Harry F. HITT
    Nickname Harry 
    Born Sep 1825  Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 16 Sep 1850  Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1850 CENSUS - Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, 16 Sep 1850
    1850 CENSUS: LN #32 - FAM 62; Howard F. Hitt - Age 24
    w/parents and siblings
    Occupation 16 Sep 1850  Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sailor 
    Census 2 Aug 1860  Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1860 CENSUS - Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California; 2 Aug 1860
    1860 CENSUS: LN #13 - FAM 202; H.F. Hitt - Age 34
    living in M.L. & Sarah J. Grewell's household
    Occupation 2 Aug 1860  Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Laborer 
    Census 21 Jul 1870  El Monte, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1870 CENSUS - El Monte, Los Angeles, California: 21 Jul 1870 Page No. 1 (460)
    1870 CENSUS: LN #36 - FAM 14; Hitt, Harry F. - Age 44
    w/children, wife absent
    Occupation 21 Jul 1870  El Monte, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Census 15 Jun 1880  Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1880 CENSUS - Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts; 15 Jun 1880
    1880 CENSUS: LN #1 - FAM 162; Hitt, Howard F. - Age 54
    w/2nd wife and children
    Occupation 15 Jun 1880  Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fisherman 
    Census 13, 16 Jun 1900  Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1900 CENSUS - District 238, Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, 13, 16 June 1900
    1900 CENSUS: LN #93 - FAM 95; Hitt, Howard F. - Age 74
    w/2nd wife and daughter
    Died 26 Jan 1907  New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Chronic Endocarditis 
    Buried 29 Jan 1907  Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I20425  1. Schwald - WA-NY-OR-TX
    Last Modified 13 May 2015 

    Father HITT, Thomas,   b. Abt. 1795, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother MOSHER, Nancy "Amy",   b. Abt. 1793, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 LUGO, Maria "Rafaela" Francisco,   b. 14 Apr 1851, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 5 Apr 1864  El Monte, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    • MARRIAGE DATE DISCREPANCY:
      - Possibly married twice:
      --- 1864 by a J.P.
      --- 1870 in L.A. Plaza Church
      - vitalsearch-ca.com (Marriage Book image) & familysearch.org: 5 Apr 1864
      - T.W. Temple Mission Extractions, Bk. #9, L.A. Plaza Ch. Marriages: 19 Sep 1870
    Divorced Bef. 1872  California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DIVORCE DATE:
      - Howard Hitt remarried in 1872 (probably in Massachusetts)
      - Rafaela Lugo remarried on 8 Jul 1875 in California
    Children 
    +1. HITT, Nancy Onorinda,   b. Abt. 1866, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1886, Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years)
    +2. HITT, Charles H. F.,   b. Apr 1867, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 28 May 2015 
    Family ID F6627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 MACGREENEY, Mary M.,   b. Sep 1855, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 1872  [9, 10
    Type: cannot locate a marriage record 
    • MARRIAGE YEAR:
      - 1900 Census: listed married 28 years
    Children 
     1. HITT, Lizzie Leonora,   b. 1873, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     2. HITT, Hannah E.,   b. Abt. 1877, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. HITT, William T.,   b. Apr 1880, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. HITT, Helen Cynthia,   b. 16 Feb 1891, Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 May 2015 
    Family ID F6629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Sep 1825 - Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Sep 1850 - Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sailor - 16 Sep 1850 - Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Aug 1860 - Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 2 Aug 1860 - Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Apr 1864 - El Monte, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 Jul 1870 - El Monte, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 21 Jul 1870 - El Monte, Los Angeles, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - Bef. 1872 - California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Jun 1880 - Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Fisherman - 15 Jun 1880 - Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 13, 16 Jun 1900 - Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Chronic Endocarditis - 26 Jan 1907 - New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Jan 1907 - Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S167] CENSUS 1850 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com), 912; [6/67], 16 Sep 1850.

    2. [S169] CENSUS 1860 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com), page 265 (487); [26/64], 2 Aug 1860.

    3. [S308] AVS-Deaths 1841-1915 - Massachusetts, Familysearch.org, (familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NWR2-KLV.
      DEATH - image on web site - 26 Jan 1907 - New Bedford,,Massachusetts
      Howard F. Hitt

    4. [S201] AVS-Death-Burial - findagrave.com, (findagrave.com), http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=76041621.
      DEATH & BURIAL - image of gravestone
      Howard F. Hitt
      Birth: Sep., 1825
      Death: Jan. 26, 1907
      s/o Thomas Hitt and Nancy Mosher
      h/o (1) Rafelia F Lugo
      (2) Mary M MacGreeney
      Family links:
      Children:
      Nancy O Hitt Sisson (1865 - 1886)

      Burial:
      Westport Point Cemetery
      Westport, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA

    5. [S307] AVS-Marriages - 1856-1876 - California, LA Co Brides, Los Angeles County Brides, (vitalsearch-ca.com), page 37.
      MARRIAGE - July 8, 1875 - Los Angeles Co., California
      Woman Married: Lugo, Rafaela
      To Whom Married: Howard F. Hitt
      When Married: April 5, 1864
      By Whom Married: E.M. Jones
      Where Married: El Monte
      When Recorded: April 20, 1864, 1, 150

    6. [S216] AVS-Marriages - 1850-1952 - California Co., Familysearch.org, California County Marriages 1850-1952, (familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XL7L-TJ8.
      MARRIAGE - 5 April 1864 - Los Angeles Co., California
      Howard F Hitt
      Rafaela Lugo

    7. [S022] Alta Cal Msn Bk #09_1849-1884_LA Pl Ch_ Marr, Nuestra Senora Reina de Los Angeles Church, (Thomas Workman Temple III).
      MARRIAGE
      #1095) Sep 19 [1870]- HOWARD J. HITT,
      with RAFAELA LUGO, of Jose Luis y Concepcion Verdugo.
      Pedro Antonio Avila y Maria Avila, wits.

    8. [S170] CENSUS 1870 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com), page 1 (460); [25/32], 21 Jul 1870.
      Husband and children listed. Rafaela is absent

    9. [S171] CENSUS 1880 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com), page 15 C (242); [15/66], 15 Jun 1880.

    10. [S173] CENSUS 1900 - U.S. Federal, (ancestry.com), page 4 B; [8/20], 13, 16 Jun 1900.