Julia Fitch

13 April 1795–24 May 1825 (Age 30)
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Julia

When Julia Fitch was born on 13 April 1795, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Eleazer Fitch, was 51 and her mother, Olive Ripley, was 38. She died on 24 May 1825, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Eleazer Fitch
Olive Ripley
Julia Fitch

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 5
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered
Age 7
"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
Age 9
Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English: of disputed origin. Reaney rejects the traditional explanation that it is a nickname derived from early modern English fitch ‘polecat’, as this word is not recorded in this form until the 16th century, whereas the byname or surname Fitchet is found as early as the 12th century. He proposes instead that the name may be from Old French fiche ‘stake’ (used as a boundary marker), but with the sense ‘iron point’, and so a metonymic occupational name for a workman who used an ironpointed implement.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Julia Fitch, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Julia Fitch, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Julia Fitch, "Find A Grave Index"

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