Listed below are three
generations of Hitchcocks including Edward and Orra's
eight children, twenty grandchildren, and ten
great-grandchildren. Obituaries and other related
documents may be seen by clicking on highlighted
See also The Hitchcock
Progeny: Three Generations and The Hitchcock Legacy
CHILDREN OF EDWARD AND ORRA WHITE
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),
(11), and Richard (12).
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),
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 children.
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),
(27). In 1894, after the death of his first
wife, Charles married her sister, Charlotte
Barrows (b 1840, d 1922). The 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 life.
Photograph courtesy of Amherst College Archives and
GRANDCHILDREN OF EDWARD AND ORRA
STORRS (b 1857, d 1857)
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 legislature. He 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 work.
SALTER STORRS (b 1865, d 1939): Richard attended
Yale, then worked as an investment broker and banker.
He married Anna Kingsbury Simpson (b 1869, d 1921) in
1907 and lived in Orange, New Jersey. They had one
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 married journalist Sarah D.
Fuertes (b 1868, d 1961) in 1888. They had one child,
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
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,
16. LUCY 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
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).
21. LEWIS 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
(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 Frederick
J. Allen (b 1864, d 1927) in 1893. They had two
(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
WHITE HITCHCOCK (b 1870, d 1876): Edward died of
scarlet fever at the age of 5 years 10 months.
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 Honolulu. Photograph courtesy of
Dartmouth College Library.
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 Palm Springs. Photograph courtesy of Archives and
Special Collections, Phillips
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.
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN 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 son,
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 children.
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
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 Henry Seelye Emerson (b 1907, d 1946) in
1941. They had one adopted child, John H. Emerson.
HITCHCOCK (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 1934. 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.
36. PAULINE B.
HITCHCOCK (b 1904, d 1981): Pauline grew up 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
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
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
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