Charles Peebles Hitch is our great-grandmother, Anna Clara (Hitch) Irwin’s uncle (brother of John Wesley Hitch).
Charles Peebles Hitch age 64 , living in Paris, Edgar County, Illinois in January 1915 applies for membership in Sons of American Revolution. Charles states that he was born in Bantam, Clermont County, Ohio on 16 January 1850.
Charles was the son of Benjamin Franklin Hitch born 1818 and died 1898 and his wife Laura Ann White born 1820 and married 1838 and was living when this application was submitted.
Charles is the grandson of Firman White born 1792 and died 1868 and his wife Mary Ann Rogers died 1899 and they were married 1879.
Charles is the great-grandson of Dr. Levi Rogers died 1814 and his wife Ann George born 1776.
Charles is the great-great-grandson of John George and his wife Sarah Perry (Scerry).
John George the our ancestor who assisted in establishing American Independence, while acting in the capacity of Private and Sergeant.
John George, Private, First Battalion, Second Establishment. John George, Sergeant, First Battalion, Second Establishment, January 1, 1780. Sergeant, Captain Ogden’s Company, First Regiment.
Reference to the information provided above taken from The Official Register of New Jersey in Revolutionary War, page 114.