Nehemiah H. Losey


Knox College Directory, 1863

Nehemiah Homand Losey, the husband of Lucretia Hitchcock, was a teacher at the Oneida Institute, the first professor of mathematics and a trustee at Knox College. He also served as the official surveyor of the village and the first postmaster.

Nehemiah married Lucretia Hitchcock on 15 August 1831 in Vergennes, Vermont. Lucretia was the daughter of Alured Hitchcock and Sarah Warner Stevens. Over a span of nineteen years, Nehemiah and Lucretia had nine children.

On 1 June 1875, Nehemiah passed away at the age of 71 in Galesburg, Illinois.


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Henry Ethan Hitchcock



Henry Ethan Hitchcock



Henry Ethan Hitchcock was born 1823 in Vermont. He is the son of Alured Hitchcock and Sarah Warner Stevens.

On 2 July 1851 in Galesburg, Illinois, Henry married Margaret Gale. Together they had eight children: Henry Seldon, Margaret, Sarah, George, Louise, Mary, and Martha.

Henry E. Hitchcock passed away on 21 Jan 1907 in Galesburg, Illinois. He grave is at Hope Cemetery in Galesburg.


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