Augusta Christina Melching (1870-1949)

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Augusta Christina Melching Hitchings
Augusta Melching.jpg
Born: 20 Apr 1870 Steubenville Ohio
Died: 19 Jul 1949 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: August Frank Melching
Mother: Augusta Phenora Melching
Siblings: Augusta Christina Melching
Henry William Melching
Elizabeth Melching
Emma Wilhelmine Melching
August Carl Melching
Lena F. Melching
Lillian Helen Melching
Elsie Susan Melching
Julia Anna Melching
Matilda Catherine Melching
Frederick Melching
Baby Melching
Spouse: James Jackson Hitchings
Married: 30 Sep 1894 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Children: Frances M. Hitchings
James H. Hitchings
Charles Jackson Hitchings
Mildred Lucile Hitchings
Glen Elon Hitchings
Ruth Elsie Hitchings
Katie Doris Hitchings

Augusta Christina Melching was born 20 April 1870 at Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio.

Her parents are August Frank Melching and Augusta Phenora Melching.

Her siblings are Henry William, Elizabeth, Emma Wilhelmine, August Carl, Lena F., Lillian Helen, Elsie Susan, Julia Anna, Matilda Catherine, Frederick and Baby Melching.

She married James Jackson Hitchings on 30 September 1894 at Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan.

Their children are Frances M. Hitchings, James H. Hitchings, Charles Jackson Hitchings, Mildred Lucile Hitchings, Glen Elon Hitchings, Ruth Elsie Hitchings and Katie Doris Hitchings.

Augusta died 19 July 1949 at Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan. She is buried at the Lakeview Cemetery, Harbor Springs.


  • 1880 Federal Census, Little Traverse Twp, Emmet, Michigan
Melching, Augustin F.
, Augusta, daughter, single, female, white, 10, OH, At School, HANOVER, HANOVER
  • 1920 Federal Census, Emmet Co., Michigan
Hitchings, James J.
, Augusta, wife, white, female, abt 1871
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Date: 9/30/1894
Liber: 2
Folio: 44
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Date of Death: 7/19/1949
Liber: 5
Folio: 497
Place of Death: Petoskey, Michigan
Hitchings, Augusta
Died: Jul 19, 1949
Sec: G
Lot: 21
  • Family Bible: Copy of Melching Family Bible given to Arnold Howse.