William Hodges Kitchin, 1837 – 1901, NC

Hillard editor

December 7, 1882 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page, 1st column)

Two of the three new buildings are reaching completion under the management of Capt. Kitchin. No man in town has more enterprise than the Captain.

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May 10, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page)

–The infant child of Hon. W.H. Kitchin died on last Saturday night and intered [sic] the day following. The family have the sympathy of the community.

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[William Hodges Kitchin was born in Alabama, but census records indicate that his parents were born in North Carolina. He was born in 1837 and died in 1901. He had been a captain for the confederacy during the Civil War, a lawyer, and a congressman. The Find a Grave web site has a photo of him. His familysearch.org ID# is LHXF-VKS.

Regarding the second story, I believe it is the same family. “[L]ast Saturday night” would have been May 5, 1883. Familysearch.org shows an infant born to the family April 9, 1883, and died May 3, 1883. The ID# is MCRX-S68. A photo of the gravestone on ancestry.com also shows the death date as May 3, 1883, for Infant Son.]

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One Response to William Hodges Kitchin, 1837 – 1901, NC

  1. Pingback: Sam Kitchin Injured When Wagon Wheel Breaks, NC, 1882 | Finding Their Stories

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