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Henry Wilson Blitch
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1871
Ellabell
Bryan County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1903
Meggett
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

From the Richland County Public Library:
There was no separate obituary for H. W. Blitch.

THE CONSTITUTION
Atlanta, GA
Sunday, 8 Feb 1903
Page 9A

BLITCH KILLED BY MAGISTRATE

Buckshot Tore Out Heart of South Carolina Farmer
Charleston, SC, February 7 - Henry W. Blitch a truck farmer of Meggetts, Colleton county was shot and instantly killed there yesterday afternoon by Magistrate Behling. There had been some dispute between them about a land transaction. Behling moved toward Blitch with a shotgun. Both men were armed but the magistrate was quicker with his weapon and fired first a load of buckshot ripping out Blitch's heart.
Behling surrendered to the sherrif of Colleton county.

Probably: The State Columbia, Richland County, SC
30 March 1903
Magistrate Behling Acquitted of Killing Henry W. Blitch 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry James Blitch (1826 - 1911)
  Levinah Ellen English Blitch (1835 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Edith Bunch Robertson (1877 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Victor Everett Blitch (1900 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Penelope Blitch (1851 - 1925)*
  George W Blitch (1852 - 1939)*
  John Meyers Blitch (1854 - 1933)*
  Thomas William Blitch (1856 - 1913)*
  James Reuben Blitch (1860 - 1949)**
  Ida Ann Blitch Brewer (1861 - 1921)*
  Norman Horace Blitch (1865 - 1931)*
  Susan Lavinia Blitch Freeman (1866 - 1927)*
  Joseph Jackson Blitch (1868 - 1947)*
  Janie Elizabeth Blitch Commins (1869 - 1950)*
  Henry Wilson Blitch (1871 - 1903)
  Willie Melvin Blitch (1873 - 1904)*
  Mary Ella Blitch Moore (1875 - 1947)*
  Naomi Blitch Gay (1877 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Rehoboth United Methodist Church Cemetery
Macbeth
Berkeley County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Ann Parkinson
Originally Created by: Ann
Record added: Jul 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39439969
Henry Wilson Blitch
Added by: robin pellicci moore
 
Henry Wilson Blitch
Added by: Stephen C. Petit, Sr
 
Henry Wilson Blitch
Added by: Ann Parkinson
 
 
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- DBlitch
 Added: Jul. 16, 2014
This is Henry Wilson Blitch.
- robin pellicci moore
 Added: Feb. 4, 2010
 
 
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