When Charles Fitzhugh was born in 1848, in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Fitzhugh, was 38 and his mother, Lucy Bull, was 35. He had at least 9 sons and 3 daughters with Michal Chaplin. He lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Preston Deanery, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 29 July 1926, in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.
English (Northamptonshire): from Anglo-Norman French fi(t)z ‘son’ (see Fitz ) + the personal name Hugh (see Hugh ), ‘son of Hugh’.
History: William Fitzhugh (1651–1701), from Bedford, England, emigrated to VA c. 1670 and established himself on the Potomac River in what was then Stafford County, VA, as a planter and exporter. He also practiced law, was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, and served in 1687 as lieutenant colonel of the county militia.