Mary A. Hittel


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John Rutter Hiester

Mary A. Hittel 1

  • Born: 1823, , , PA 2
  • Marriage: John Rutter Hiester
  • Died: 1903, , , PA at age 80 2
  • Buried: Pottstown: Edgewood Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 2

   Another name for Mary was Margaret A. Hittell.3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1850 in East Coventry Twp., Chester, PA. 4 The 1850 census recorded John R. Heister, miller, 34, living with wife Mary A., 27; Caroline, 6; Samuel P., 4; Mary A., 2; Margaret, 0. Also in the home: Samuel Heister, 63; Isaac Rhoads, 24; Rudolph Srager, 19; Lydia Larken, 21; and John Reese, 10. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Mary married John Rutter Hiester, son of Dr. Samuel Hiester and Margaretta Potts Rutter. (John Rutter Hiester was born in 1816 in East Coventry Twp., Chester, PA,5 died on 26 Mar 1890 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 5 and was buried in Pottstown: Edgewood Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 5.)


1 James, Isabella; Potts, Thomas, Memorial of Thomas Potts, junior, who settled in Pennsylvania (Cambridge Mass., University Press, 1874. Online free on Google Books, Page 350.

2 Find A Grave,

3, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 107594. Caroline H. Beecher. Father John R. Hiester. Mother Mary A. Hittell.

4 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: East Coventry, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_765; Page: 157B; Image: 320.

5 Find A Grave,

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