Matthew Hithe

1875–14 April 1931 (Age 56)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Matthew

When Matthew Hithe was born in 1875, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Henry Hithe, was 34 and his mother, Marcella Bowie Lincecum, was 27. He married Modjeska McLaughlin on 17 December 1902, in Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He died on 14 April 1931, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Hithe
1875–1931
Modjeska McLaughlin
1882–1966
Marriage: 17 December 1902
Houston Hithe
1905–
Randolph Joseph Hithe
1907–
Elwell Joseph Hithe
1908–1992
Matthew Hithe
1913–
Purnell Vincent Hithe
1918–
Derene Ignatius Hithe
1922–

Spouse and Children

    Male1875–1931Male

    Modjeska McLaughlin

    Female1882–1966Female

MARRIAGE
17 December 1902
Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
children

(6)

    Houston Hithe

    Male1905–Male

    Randolph Joseph Hithe

    Male1907–Male

    Elwell Joseph Hithe

    Male1908–1992Male

    Matthew Hithe

    Male1913–Male

    Purnell Vincent Hithe

    Male1918–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1841–1925Male

    Marcella Bowie Lincecum

    Female1848–1926Female

siblings

(16)

    Mary Ann Hyth

    Female1874–1938Female

    Joseph Hithe

    Male1874–1956Male

    Male1875–1931Male

    Matt Hite

    Male1876–Male

    Hyghts

    Female1878–Female

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 0

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 15

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Matt Hite, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mat Hite, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Death Records and Certificates, 1835-1954"
  • Mat Hithe, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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