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Franklin “Frank” Hitchcock

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Lost at sea on the Steamship Varuna
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Mrs. and Mrs. Frank Hitchcock are well known to all our citizens. The husband a valued citizen, the wife a lady of many accomplishments. Both were members of the Episcopal Church. Mr. Hitchcock was the brother of Capt. Munson Hitchcock, recently deceased. He was a native of Maine, and his ? chandler store* has long been the pilot headquarters. As Chief Engineer of the Fire Department, Mr. Hitchcock won much renown for zeal, judgment and administrative talent. Mr. Hitchcock was a Mason. They leave several orphan children. Galveston News, Friday, November 4, 1870 [*a dealer in supplies and equipment for ships and boats]
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Connecticut, Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934
Name: Franklin Hitchcock
Age: 53
Birth Date: 8 Sep 1817
Death Date: 20 Oct 1870
Burial Place: Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Father: Cap. L. M. Hitchcock
Mother: M. N. Hitchcock
Cemetery: MT Grove Cemetery
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  • Created by: BeNotForgot
  • Added: 25 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92556986
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Franklin “Frank” Hitchcock (8 Sep 1817–20 Oct 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92556986, citing Mountain Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) .