William Fitzhugh

1810–17 April 1887 (Age 77)
Hackleton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Fitzhugh was born in 1810, in Hackleton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Fitzhugh, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Westley, was 33. He married Lucy Bull on 15 July 1834, in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 17 April 1887, in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77, and was buried in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Fitzhugh
1810–1887
Lucy Bull
1813–1884
Marriage: 15 July 1834
Ann Fitzhugh
1835–
Henry Fitzhugh
1837–
George William Fitzhugh
1838–1839
Thomas Fitzhugh
1839–
Lucena Fitzhugh
1841–
Jane Fitzhugh
1843–
Elizabeth Fitzhugh
1845–
Charles Fitzhugh
1848–1926
John Fitzhugh
1849–
Alice Fitzhugh
1853–
George William Fitzhugh
1860–1934

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 July 1834Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1815
    Age 5
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1823
    Age 13
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 23
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Fitz

    Sources (23)

    • William Fitzhugh, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • William Fitzugh, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • William Fitzhugh in entry for Charles Fitzhugh, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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