Isaac Hite

27 March 1753–22 February 1794 (Age 40)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Hite was born on 27 March 1753, in Virginia, United States, his father, Abraham Hite Sr., was 24 and his mother, Rebecca Van Meter, was 18. He married Harriet Laws Smith about 1776, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 February 1794, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Hite
Harriet Laws Smith
Marriage: about 1776
Thomas D Hite
Rebecca Van Meter Hite
Elizabeth Rigby Hite
Jacob Hite
Isaac Hite

Spouse and Children


    Harriet Laws Smith


about 1776
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States


    Thomas D Hite


    Rebecca Van Meter Hite


    Elizabeth Rigby Hite


    Jacob Hite


    Isaac Hite


Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 5

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 27

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Hight .2 Americanized spelling of German Heit .

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

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Story Highlight

Abraham & Rebecca Hite of Frederick Co., Virginia and Jefferson County, Kentucky

Source: Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia by Cecil O'Dell Published by Walsworth Publishing Company, (1995) Abraham Hite and his wife Rebecca moved to Jefferson County, Kentucky after sellin …

Sources (3)

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  • Nelson. Court Records 1799
  • Isaac Hite - Rebecca Hite and Jacob Hite 1806Nelson, Kentucky, United States, 1793–1815

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