Hiram Washington DeWitt , Jr.

Brief Life History of Hiram Washington

When Hiram Washington DeWitt , Jr. was born on 25 August 1843, in Gallia, Ohio, United States, his father, Hiram Washington DeWitt, was 38 and his mother, Malinda Haskins, was 34. He married Mary Catherine Gudgeon on 23 October 1862, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in South Solon, Stokes Township, Madison, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Symmes Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 14 June 1914, in Lawrence, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Waterloo, Symmes Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States.

Photos and Memories (1)

Do you know Hiram Washington? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Hiram Washington DeWitt , Jr.
1843–1914
Mary Catherine Gudgeon
1845–1936
Marriage: 23 October 1862
Ella Florence DeWitt
1867–1936
Mary Etta DeWitt
1869–1953
Arclisse Bell DeWitt
1870–
Mary C. DeWitt
1871–
William Stephen DeWitt
1873–1930
Calvin Charles Dewitt
1875–1906
James B. Dewitt
1877–

Sources (26)

  • Hiram W Dewit, "United States Census, 1870"
  • H W Devitt, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Hiram W Dewitt, "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1863

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

Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname denoting someone with white or very fair hair, or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Middle Dutch witte + the definite article de.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.