Marjorie Adelaide Pitkin

16 March 1911–20 April 1999 (Age 88)
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Marjorie Adelaide

When Marjorie Adelaide Pitkin was born on 16 March 1911, in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Robert William Pitkin, was 31 and her mother, Minnie Mabel Chamberlin, was 28. She married Wolcott Thomas Hitchcock on 12 January 1935, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 20 April 1999, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wolcott Thomas Hitchcock
Marjorie Adelaide Pitkin
Marriage: 12 January 1935
Clement Wolcott Hitchcock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1935Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 1
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies
    Age 15
    During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 24
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English (Buckinghamshire): variant of Pipkin .History: The Pitkin name was introduced by William Pitkin, a leading lawyer and judge in CT, who migrated from Marylebone, London, to Hartford, CT, in 1660. William was probably the largest landowner on the east side of the Connecticut River, where he owned part of a saw and grist mill.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Part 1-APS Early Childhood Memories

    A compilation of MINI LIFE HISTORIES BY MY MOM ANN P SCHOONMAKER As an introduction and after reading through several starts to her life history, we have decided to present this first part as her yo …

    Sources (11)

    • Marjorie Hitchcock in household of Burrett Hitchcock, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Marjorie Adelaide Hitchcock in entry for Wolcott Thomas Hitchcock, "Connecticut, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
    • Majorie A Pitkin in household of Sarah L Pitkin, "United States Census, 1930"

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