John Franklin Ryland Hitchcock

8 December 1828–11 July 1890 (Age 61)
Lafayette, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of John Franklin Ryland

When John Franklin Ryland Hitchcock was born on 8 December 1828, in Lafayette, Missouri, United States, his father, Joshua Hitchcock, was 29 and his mother, Keziah Hopper, was 22. He married Mary Elizabeth Beebe on 2 December 1866, in Mendocino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in California, United States in 1870 and Arena Judicial Township, Mendocino, California, United States in 1880. He died on 11 July 1890, in Guerneville, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Guerneville, Sonoma, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Franklin Ryland Hitchcock
Mary Elizabeth Beebe
Marriage: 2 December 1866
David J Hitchcock
Renee Hitchcock
Mary E Hitchcock
about 1878–
John Riland Hitchcock
Robert Hitchcock
Lottie Belle Hitchcock
Cynthia Elizabeth Hitchcock
Abner Franklin Hitchcock
Maude Emma Hitchcock
Frances Abby Hitchcock
Isaac Newton Hitchcock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1866Mendocino, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Missouri State Library
    Age 1
    The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Hitch , a pet form of Richard , with the Middle English diminutive suffix -cok. Compare Heacock .

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Sonoma Democrat, Santa Rosa CA March 22, 1890 edition

    John Hitchcock fell in the creek from the bulkhead, west of the Main Street bridge, Wednesday evening and but for the timely assistance of Constable Chambers, J.H. Anderson and John Scoggan, would hav …

    Sources (17)

    • Jno F R Hitchcock in household of Jno J Hitchcock, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John in entry for Isaac Hitchock and Ethel M. Stevens, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
    • J F Hitchcock, "United States Census, 1870"

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