George Kitch

Brief Life History of George

When George Kitch was born on 29 January 1826, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Kitch, was 31 and his mother, Mary Winnings, was 29. He married Mary Elizabeth Younker on 22 February 1852. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Marion Township, Henry, Iowa, United States for about 30 years. He died on 14 January 1903, in Henry, Iowa, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Henry, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Kitch
Mary Elizabeth Younker
Marriage: 22 February 1852
William Wenings Kitch
William Kitch
Joel Kitch
Charles Kitch
Minnie J. Kitch
Elnora Kitch
Mary Flora Kitch
Joel Benjamin Kitch
Charlotte Ann Kitch
Mina Jane Kitch
Ellenora Kitch
Andrew Edwin Kitch
Clara Belle Kitch

Sources (16)

  • George Kitch in household of A E Kitch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Kitch, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • George Kitch, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Historical Boundaries: 1836: Henry, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Henry, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Henry, Iowa, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (Somerset): variant of Keech .

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

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