Joseph A. Hitchcock

January 1860–
Wolfe Island, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Joseph A.

When Joseph A. Hitchcock was born in January 1860, in Wolfe Island, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, his father, Oliver Edward Hitchcock, was 28 and his mother, Ellen ODrain, was 27. He married Francisca Nagley on 6 August 1889, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1880.

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Joseph A. Hitchcock
Francisca Nagley
Marriage: 6 August 1889
Susannah Cecelia Hitchcock
Mary Josephine Hitchcock
Edwin Francis Hitchcock

Spouse and Children

6 August 1889
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 7

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southern): from a pet form of Hick , with the Middle English diminutive suffix -cok.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Hotchcotch in household of O Hotchcotch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Hitchcock in household of Oliver Hitchcock, "United States Census, 1880"
  • A Joseph Hitchcock, "United States Census, 1900"

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