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OF EDWARD AND ORRA WHITE HITCHCOCK
HITCHCOCK (b 1822, d 1824): Edward, the
Hitchcock's first child, lived all his short life
in Conway, Massachusetts. He died on March 15,
1824, at 22 months of age.
HITCHCOCK (b 1824, d 1899): Mary attended
Mount Holyoke Female Seminary for two years. Some
time after the deaths of her parents, she moved to
Hanover, New Hampshire, and lived the remainder of
her life with her brother Charles and family.
HITCHCOCK (b 1826, d 1895): After attending
Mount Holyoke Female Seminary for two years,
Catherine married Rev. Henry M. Storrs (b 1827, d
1894) in 1852. The couple lived for a time in
Cincinnati, Ohio, then in Brooklyn, New York, then
in Orange, New Jersey. They had four children, Mary (9), Charles
(10), Katharine (11), and Richard
EDWARD HITCHCOCK, JR. (b 1828, d 1911): Upon
graduation from Amherst College, Edward, Jr.,
attended Harvard Medical School. He married Mary L.
Judson (b 1831, d 1918) in 1853. The
couple lived at Williston Seminary in Easthampton
where Edward taught until he was appointed professor
of Hygiene and Physical Education at Amherst College
in 1862. He was a pioneer in the field of college
physical education. The couple lived in Amherst for
the remainder of their lives and had ten children, Edward (13), Caroline
(14), Charles (15), Lucy (16), Jane
(17), Henry (18), Ruth (19), John
(20), Lewis (21), and Albert (22).
5. Unnamed child (b 1832, d 1832)
ELIZABETH HITCHCOCK (b 1833, d 1894): After
completing two years at Mount Holyoke Female
Seminary, Jane married educator Granville
Putnam (b 1835, d 1900)
in 1864. The couple lived in the Boston area for
the remainder of their lives. They had no
CHARLES HENRY HITCHCOCK (b 1836, d 1919):
Charles graduated from Amherst College in 1856,
earned an M.A. there in 1858, and married Martha
Barrows (b 1837, d 1892)
in 1862. The couple lived in Andover,
Massachusetts, for several years, then moved to
Hanover, New Hampshire, where Charles was
professor of geology until his retirement in 1908.
He was a pioneer in
the fields of New England regional and glacial
geology. The couple had five
children: Arthur (23), Maria (24), Edward
(25), Martha (26), and Alleine (27). In 1894, after the death of his first
wife, Charles married her sister, Charlotte
Barrows (b 1840, d
couple moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1908 and
lived there for the remainder of their
HITCHCOCK (b 1838, d 1921): Emily attended
Mount Holyoke Female Seminary for three years.
After the deaths of her parents, she attended
Cooper Union in New York City. She married Rev.
Cassius M. Terry (b 1845, d 1881) in 1870.
The couple moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where
their one child, Edward (28),
was born in 1872 and died a few months later.
Cassius died in 1881, after which Emily moved back
to Massachusetts. She was an accomplished
botanical artist and illustrator and worked at
Smith College for the last thirty years of her
Photograph courtesy of Amherst College
Archives and Special Collections.
GRANDCHILDREN OF EDWARD AND
ORRA WHITE HITCHCOCK
9. MARY STORRS (b 1857, d
BIGELOW STORRS (b 1859, d 1931):
Charles attended Yale,
studied law at Columbia, then worked as an
attorney, a judge, and for a number of
years as a member of the New Jersey
married Gertrude Maria Cleveland (b
1864, d 1940) in 1897. The couple lived most of
their married life in Orange, New Jersey.
They had one child, Cleveland
STORRS (b 1862, d 1934): Katharine lived
most of her adult life in Orange, New Jersey,
where she was active in church and charitable
SALTER STORRS (b 1865, d 1939):
Richard attended Yale, then worked as
an investment broker and banker.
married Anna Kingsbury Simpson (b
1869, d 1921) in 1907 and
lived in Orange, New Jersey.
They had one child, Richard,
EDWARD HITCHCOCK (b 1854, d 1925): Edward
earned both B.A. and M.A. degrees from Amherst
College, then went on to study medicine at
Dartmouth College. He practiced in Amherst, then
taught at Amherst College, Massachusetts
Agricultural College, and Cornell
University. He married
Ida Isabelle Bering (b 1857,
d 1884) in 1882.
They had one child, Edward
B. (31). After Ida's death, Edward
Sarah D. Fuertes (b 1868, d
1961) in 1888. They had one child, Katharine (32).
JUDSON HITCHCOCK (b 1857, d 1944):
Caroline graduated from Mount Holyoke Female
Seminary in 1880, and taught chemistry, biology,
and physics for forty years, first in Amherst,
Massachusetts, then in Meriden, Connecticut. She
published many articles in scientific journals.
15. CHARLES NICHOLS
HITCHCOCK (b 1859, d 1938):
Charles worked as a
clerk, bookkeeper, and tool shop mechanic.
He married Carrie Malvina Goodnow
(b 1861, d 1904) in 1887. After the death
of his wife, Charles lived for a time with
his parents in Amherst, then in Athol,
CLARK HITCHCOCK( b 1861, d 1940): Lucy
studied art at Cooper Union in New York City in
1883, then taught in New York, Amherst, and in
the art department at Smith College.
17. JJANE ELIZABETH HITCHCOCK
(b 1863, d 1939): Jane attended Mount Holyoke
Female Seminary and Cornell University before
enrolling at the New York Hospital Training
School for Nurses where she completed her
studies in 1891. For more than thirty years she
was employed as a public health nurse and nurse
supervisor at the New York Nurses' Settlement.
She became a nationally-known leader in the
field of public health nurse education,
taught in nurse
training programs, and
wrote many articles on nursing education for
JUDSON HITCHCOCK (b 1865, d 1867)
SHERMAN HITCHCOCK (b 1868, d 1868)
JOHN SAWYER HITCHCOCK (b 1869, d 1928):
John was a medical doctor who at one time was
Calvin Coolidge's personal physician.
He served in the
medical corps during the Spanish-American
War and was head of
the Massachusetts State Board of Health Division
of Communicable Diseases during the influenza
pandemic of 1918-1919. He married
Mary Waters Bryan (b 1870, d
1934) in 1898. The couple lived in Northampton,
Massachusetts, where they raised two children, Margaret R. (33) and John (34).
HENRY HITCHCOCK (b 1871, d 1873)
WHITE HITCHCOCK (b 1874, d 1942): An 1898
graduate of MIT, Albert served in Cuba during
the Spanish American War, then worked as an
engineer for Western Electric. He married
Charlotte Frelinghuysen Emerson
(b 1874, d 1957) in 1903. They lived for a time in
Holland, Massachusetts. They adopted two children, Harold (35) and Pauline
CHARLES HITCHCOCK (b 1863, d 1864)
PORTER HITCHCOCK (b 1867, d 1895): Maria
attended Oberlin College preparatory school in
1883-4 and graduated from Abbot Academy in
Andover, Mass., in 1886. She married
J. Allen (b 1864, d 1927) in 1893. They
had two children, Maria
(37), and Charles (38).
After Maria's death in 1895, Frederick married
Wilhelmina Pingree (b 1870, d 1944). The couple
had three children, Wilhelmina
F. , Frederick
C. , and Theodora B.
Photograph courtesy of Dartmouth College
WHITE HITCHCOCK (b 1870, d 1876): Edward
died of scarlet fever at the age of 5 years 10
BARROWS HITCHCOCK (b 1871, d 1928): Martha
graduated from Miss Wheelock's School in Boston
in 1898. She taught for a time in
Hanover, New Hampshire, and San Juan,
Puerto Rico. She
moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, in about 1900,
studied at the College of Hawaii, and taught in
Photograph courtesy of Dartmouth
LEE HITCHCOCK (b 1873, d 1924): Alleine
graduated from Abbot Academy in Andover in 1893
and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York,
in 1903. She taught kindergarten in
Brooklyn, Hanover, New Hampshire, and
Honolulu, Hawaii. In about
1920 she and her sister Martha moved to Palm
Springs, California. After Alleine's death,
Martha endowed a library to be known as
Alleine's Library, the first public library in
Photograph courtesy of Archives and Special
Collections, Phillips Academy.
28. EDWARD SWEET TERRY (b
1872, d 1872): Edward was born in St. Paul,
Minnesota, in February, 1872, and died there
at the age of five months.
OF EDWARD AND ORRA WHITE HITCHCOCK
HITCHCOCK STORRS (b 1900, d 1950):
Cleveland graduated from Yale in 1923. He served
in the U. S. Army in both World Wars, then
worked as an investment broker and corporate
executive. He married Mildred McKinley (b 1903,
d 1974) in 1923. The couple had one child,
Katharine Hitchcock Storrs (b 1921, d 2009)
before they divorced. He later married Ruth
Mattison (b 1920, d 1964) and the couple had one
SALTER STORRS, JR. (b 1911, d 1994):
Richard graduated from Yale in 1932, earned a
law degree from Harvard in 1935, and worked as
an attorney for the firm of Sullivan and
Cromwell for over 40 years. He married Frances
Rousmaniere (b 1912, d 1997); the couple had six
BERING HITCHCOCK (b 1884, d 1966): Edward
was an author, journalist, and foreign
correspondent for the Chicago Daily News
and the Christian Science Monitor.
He married opera singer Myrna D. Sharlow
(b 1893, d 1952) in 1921. They had one child,
Edward B., Jr. , (b 1924, d 2016) who graduated
from Amherst College in 1949.
HITCHCOCK (b 1890, d 1983): Katharine
graduated from Pratt Insitute in New York in
1911, then married Paul W. Cloud (b 1895, d
1969). The couple lived in Minneapolis,
Minnesota, then in Newton, Massachusetts. They
had three children. In 1944, Katharine married
Raymond D. Thompson (b 1916, d 1957).
RANDOLPH HITCHCOCK (b 1899, d
1985): Margaret graduated from Smith
College in 1922, earned an MA in geology
from Columbia in 1925, then taught
geology and chemistry for many years.
Later in life she worked as a reference
librarian at Amherst College and curator
of the collections of her grandfather,
Dr. Edward Hitchcock. She married
Seelye Emerson (b 1907, d
1946) in 1941. They had one adopted
child, John H. Emerson.
(b 1904, d 1949): John attended Amherst
College for several years, earned a
degree in engineering from the
University of Virginia in 1931, then
worked as a civil engineer with the
National Park Service. He married Rose
Tarner King (b 1910, d 1971) in
The couple lived in
Virginia for a while before moving to New
Mexico in the 1940s.
FAULKNER HITCHCOCK (b 1913, d 1989):
Harold grew up in Hartford, Connecticut, and
worked at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in East
Hartford. He married Seville J. Miller (b
1915, d 2001) in 1938. The couple lived in
Holland, Massachusetts, and had four children.
B. HITCHCOCK (b 1904, d 1981): Pauline
in Hartford, Connecticut.
and attended Smith College before
pursuing a career as a social worker.
She married Emil Klauss (b 1902, d
1993) in 1934 and the couple lived for
a time in Ohio. They had three
37. MARIA C.
ALLEN (b 1894, d 1973): Maria's birth
name was Charlotte Lee; her name was changed
in 1899 to Maria in honor of her mother. She
graduated from Boston University in 1917, then
taught school. She was married twice, first to
Herbert M. Purinton in about 1927, then to
Clarence A. Storer (b 1887, d 1953), in 1937.
The Storers lived in Melrose, Massachusetts,
and in Cornish, Maine.
CHARLES HITCHCOCK ALLEN
(b 1895, d 1979): Charles graduated from
Boston University in 1919 and
received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1924. He
was a well known and highly respected chemist
who published many scientific papers in his
lifetime, taught at B.U., Tufts, and McGill
University, and worked for Eastman Kodak in
Rochester, New York. He married Alberta Currie
(b 1895, d 1893) in 1949. The couple had two