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Rev Orrin Hix

Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Death 5 Mar 1880 (aged 72)
Benton, Ringgold County, Iowa, USA
Burial Hedrick, Keokuk County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 102011257 · View Source
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Age 72.
DOB: Sept. 11, 1807, Montpelier, Vermont
DOD: March 05, 1880, Benton, IA


"Rev. Orrin Hix, was born in Montpelier, VT. Sept 11, 1807, and died in Benton, IA, March 5, 1880. He went to Ohio in youth, married Sally Gregory in 1831, and commenced ministerial work in 1840, receiving ordination five years later.
He continued to labor in Ohio until 1854, and then took up the work in the Van Buren Quarterly Meeting, Iowa. He had a social and kind dispsosition, a charitable spirit, winning a large circle of friends and holding the confidence of the good."

--from "Cyclopedia of Free Baptists," pub. 1889, by Burgess and Ward.

Censuses show they had at least two sons, Alfred B, and William H., both b. OH.

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Gravesite Details From 1930s WPA Graves Registration Survey




  • Created by: K L Bonnett
  • Added: 11 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102011257
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Orrin Hix (11 Sep 1807–5 Mar 1880), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102011257, citing Brooks Cemetery, Hedrick, Keokuk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by K L Bonnett (contributor 46868590) .