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Doris Ethel (Wines) and Milton Earl Hitchins

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Jennifer Report 2 Feb 2013 20:09

Thank you for all your help. I didn't consider that I might meet relations at the start of this quest. The Wines branch of my tree goes make to the 1700's and in my case the actual name ended with my Grandmother (Doris Wines Auntie). I shall take on your tip and try to contact Milton's family.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 2 Feb 2013 12:05

Contact Karen Olsen Leverette - she might still have contact with the family, or give you some clues as to what happened.

It's difficult to find Sarah as she may have married. No marriage record available = no new surname.

If you know the names of the other children, we may be able to find contact details for them. Sometimes we have to go 'sideways' to get to the person.


Jennifer Report 2 Feb 2013 11:59

Thanks again for your help. It seems everyone but Doris and Susan are recorded. Even Susan is a mystery - she was born in Jan/Feb 1947 but Fred and Annie (Gparents) on Queen Mary give it as November 1948. I have a photo from America with Susan 2 years old on her birthday in 1949. Birthday is therefore 1947? will I ever solve the mystery:-)


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 1 Feb 2013 23:29

Possible link to Susan M Barbosa

However, a search by address comes up with R & O Electrics, and details of a Rayschard Donna Hutyra


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 1 Feb 2013 23:10

Loads of links for a google search for Karen, most appear to want you to sign up to a site

This one gives the option to send an email...once you have created a free account - just close the pop-up window to view.

The one below costs USD1.95 to view

Karen Olsen Leverette 54

Cape Coral, FL
Fort Myers, FL
Tice, FL

Associated names

Paul Leverette (49)
Kevin Hitchins (59) <<< Ex
Adam Hitchins (32)<<< Son?
Milton Hitchins (87) <<< Deceased ex-father in law
Dorothy Olsen (88)


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 1 Feb 2013 23:02

There is a result on for a Karen Olsen Hitchins in Cape Coral FL, and also Karen Olsen Leverette also in Cape Coral, FL.

Whilst not directly related, she might know what happened to Doris, especially if she was the mother of any grandchildren


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 1 Feb 2013 22:52

Following up on Kevin -

He possible married in Florida

Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001
Kevin John Hitchins
County of Marriage: Hendry
Gender: Male
Race: White
Volume: 4671
Certificate: 035996
Source: Florida Department of Health

to Karen Olsen

There is then a divorce
Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001
Kevin J Hitchins
Gender: Male
Spouse's Name: Karen
Divorce Date: (dd/mm) 1989
County: Lee
Certificate Number: 042302

Assuming its the same person, he might have remarried to a Susan

Ohio Marriage Index, 1970, 1972-2007

Kevin J Hitchins
Age: 40
Birth Year: abt 1954
Residence County: Out of State
Times Married: 2
Spouse's Name: Susan M Barbosa (not sure if this is maiden or 1st marriage surname)
Spouse's Age: 38
Spouse's Birth Year: abt 1956
Spouse's Residence County: Out Of State
Spouse - Times Married: 2
Marriage Date: (dd/mm) 1994
Marriage License County: Crawford
Cerificate Number: 16708
Volume Number: 16158

They divorced in Florida

Kevin J Hitchins
Gender: Male
Spouse's Name: Susan
Date: (dd/mm) 1997
County: Lee
Certificate Number: 076617


Jennifer Report 1 Feb 2013 22:29

Thankl you for your help. I had seen something about Kevin before with few details but have no idea who the third child was. Doris still seems to have disappeared from the records after 1948 yet I saw her on one of her brief trips to Britain long after this. :-)

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 1 Feb 2013 20:28

The tree says she had a son called Kevin and that he died in 2005. Must be a bit out because there's this:
first name: Kevin
middle name: J
last name: Hitchins
name suffix:
birth date: 27 July 1953
social security number: 138-48-4225
place of issuance: New jersey
last residence: Florida
zip code of last residence:
death date: 20 May 2004
estimated age at death: 51
Collection: Kevin J Hitchins, "United States Social Security Death Index"


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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 1 Feb 2013 20:25

A tree on Ancestry has her death in 1996. Also has 3 children for her.


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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 1 Feb 2013 20:18

This must be her birth:

Births Mar 1926
Wines Doris E Mourin W.Ham 4a 73



Jennifer Report 1 Feb 2013 19:52

Many thanks for your help. 1948 was the latest I could get but Doris came to Englanbd in the late 60's and I saw Susan in 1955 when her Grandparents brought her to England. After the 1948 records all seems to have gone quiet. it seems in the first years the Grandparents seem to have been in the forem of Susan's life. Its frustrating when my mother (a cousin of Doris was sending birthday cards up to about 1970.
Many thanks - you were a great help :-)


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 1 Feb 2013 13:03

If all else fails, you can order a copy of Sarah's BC, and Milton + Doris' MC (if it occured in NJ) from here

Try the various links from the free site below to see what is available, and what help can be given from those 'on the ground'


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 1 Feb 2013 12:54

Would you know Doris' exact dob? If she were to have divorced, it might be possible to find her on the SSDI by first name and dob.

Mind you, if her yob is similar to Milton's, she may still be living.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 1 Feb 2013 12:32

It's unlikely that you will find marriage or birth records on line - there certainly isn't a national register; they'd be held by the State, or even the County.

Social Security Death Index about Milton Hitchins
Milton Hitchins
SSN: 141-12-9363
Born: 22 Mar 1925
Died: 19 Jan 1992
State (Year) SSN issued: New Jersey (Before 1951)

Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 about Milton Earl Hitchins
Milton Earl Hitchins
Death Date: 19 Jan 1992
County of Death: Lee
State of Death: Florida
Age at Death: 66
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1925

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta) about Milton E Hitchins
Milton E Hitchins
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1948
Street Address: 488 Lafayette av
Residence Place: Passaic, New Jersey
Occupation: Chauf(feur?)
Spouse: Doris E Hitchins
Publication Title: Passaic, New Jersey, City Directory, 1948


Jennifer Report 1 Feb 2013 11:56

I am looking for their marriage in Passaic County, New Jersey around 1947 and the birth of their daughter Susan Ann Hitchins in 1947. I Knew Doris' parents well, met both Doris and Susan on their trips back to England but there are no records of them after 1948.
Can anyone help??