William Monroe Fite

7 June 1854–
Princeton, Dallas, Arkansas, United States

The Life of William Monroe

When William Monroe Fite was born on 7 June 1854, in Princeton, Dallas, Arkansas, United States, his father, Thomas B. Fite, was 28 and his mother, Julia Ann Dorris, was 23. He married Lucy Jane Elgar Fite on 3 July 1873, in Hightown, Polk, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1930 and San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1940.

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William Monroe Fite
Lucy Jane Elgar Fite
Marriage: 3 July 1873
Norman Flennoy Edgar Fite
Amanda Ella Fite
Leroy E Fite
William Thomas Fite
Effie Lenora Fite
Charles Lafayette Fite
Arra Burton Fite
Frederick Leroy Fite
Lewis Edward Fite

Spouse and Children

3 July 1873
Hightown, Polk, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 7

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 32

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Veit .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wm M Fite in household of Thos Fite, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William M Fite in household of Lewis Edward Fite, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William M Fite in household of Fredrick L Fite, "United States Census, 1930"

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