Andreas Andrew Hitchner

Male26 March 1762–21 September 1812

Brief Life History of Andreas Andrew

When Andreas Andrew Hitchner was born on 26 March 1762, in Salem, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Hans Jacob Hitchner, was 39 and his mother, Mary Magdalena Lottholz, was 38. He married Margareta about 1778, in Salem, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 21 September 1812, in Salem, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 50.

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Andreas Andrew Hitchner
Anna Sarah Carman
Marriage: about 1784
Elizabeth Hitchner
Christina Hitchner
Hannah Hitchner
Mathias Hitchner
John Phillip Hitchner
Margaret Hitchner
Christina Hitchner

Sources (14)

  • Andrew Hichner, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Andreas Hitschner in entry for Christina Hitschner, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Andrew Hichnor, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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  • Marriage
    about 1784Salem, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (18)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 13

    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


    Age 14

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 14

    New Jersey is the 3rd state.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): possibly an occupational name from an altered form of Middle English hicheler ‘a flax or hemp dresser’, an agent derivative of Middle English hechelen, hichelen) ‘to split and straighten out flax or hemp fibers with a hatchel’. Substitution of n for l is found in other English surnames (such as Cinnamon ) and in this case may have been encouraged by familiarity with the river name Itchen in Warwickshire, the county where the surname is earliest recorded. Alternatively, a habitational name from the Sussex placename Itchenor is formally possible, but no evidence for a derived surname has been found in Sussex or neighboring counties. Hitchner is probably a monogenetic surname, recorded as Ichener (1437) in Packwood (Warwickshire), Hychener (1500) in Stratford upon Avon (Warwickshire), Hitchener (1635) in London, and Hichiner (1665) in Colwich (Staffordshire).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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