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Major Isaac Hite, Jr.,

Also Known As: "Heydt"
Birthplace: "Long Meadows House", Middleton, Frederick County, VA
Death: Died in "Belle Grove", Middleton, Frederick County, VA
Place of Burial: Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac Hite and Eleanor Helita Hite (Eltinge)
Husband of Ann Tunstall Hite and Eleanor "Nellie" Conway Hite (Madison)
Father of Isaac Fontaine Hite; Mary Eltinge Davison; Sarah Clark Macon Byrd; Cornelius Baldwin Heydt, Sr.; Ann Maury Hite and 11 others
Brother of Anne Buchanan; Mary McDonald; Eleanor L Williams; Rebecca Boothe; James Madison Hite and 3 others

Occupation: Rev. War Soldier
Managed by: Private User
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About Major Isaac Hite

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT. DAR Ancestor # A055678

Jost Hites grandson Major Isaac Hite, Jr. who attended William and Mary College and served in the continental Army during the Revolutionary War. In 1783, his father gave him and his bride Nelly Conway Madison, sister of a future President of the United States, the 483 acres on which Belle Grove house was later built in 1794.

For a time General Sherman had headquarters here during the Civil War.

James and Dolly Madison spent two weeks at Belle Grove when on their honeymoon.

Rich, Jenna and myself visited the plantation in August of 2003.

It is located one mile south of Middletown, Virginia, on U.S. route 11.

Isaac Jr. member Phi Beta Kappa & 1st man elected thereto by charter members.

He & wife Nellie Madison called their home "BELA GROVE"..Aided in the building by friend THOMAS JEFFERSON & wife's brother JAMES MADISON (resembles Monticelo) James and Dolly Madison spent two weeks of honeymoon there.

Isaac & wife Nellie had 3 children, wife #2 was Ann Tunstall Maury- they had 10 children.

Both wives burried with him -Nelly is on the west, Ann on Right.

Issc Jr (a Major) in Rvolutionary Army was aid to General Muhlenberg at the Siege of Yorktown.

All of Isaacs Jr's sons Grads of Wm & Mary.

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Major Isaac Hite's Timeline

February 7, 1758
"Long Meadows House", Middleton, Frederick County, VA
April 10, 1788
Age 30
Virginia, United States
December 1, 1789
Age 31
Virginia, United States
Age 31
January 29, 1793
Age 34
Virginia, United States
June 17, 1805
Age 47
"Belle Grove", Middleton, Frederick County, VA
May 7, 1807
Age 49
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, USA
October 26, 1808
Age 50
Warren City, Warren, Virginia, USA