Walter Nelson Fitzwater

1 January 1882–
Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Nelson

When Walter Nelson Fitzwater was born on 1 January 1882, in Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Clay Fitzwater, was 27 and his mother, Anzina Frances Daniels, was 23. He married Blanche Humphrey on 24 April 1906, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Beverly, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Leadsville, Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1910.

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Walter Nelson Fitzwater
Blanche Humphrey
Marriage: 24 April 1906
William Randolph Fitzwater
Mary Elizabeth Fitzwater
Howard C. Fitzwater
Richard C. Fitzwater
Thomas H. Fitzwater

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1906Randolph, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 0
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 31
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: altered form of Fitzwalter, a patronymic from Anglo-Norman French fi(t)z ‘son’ (see Fitz ) + the personal name Walter , meaning ‘son of Walter’.History: This is the name of a family of Norman origin, descended from Godfrey, Count of Brionne (died c. 1010). Godfrey's grandson, Richard FitzGilbert, accompanied William the Conqueror and was made Lord of Clare. His great-grandson was Robert FitzWalter, one of the barons who guaranteed the Magna Carta in 1215.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (2)

    • Walter Fitzwater, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Walter Fitzwater in household of Clem Fitzwater, "United States Census, 1900"

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