Silas Fitzpatrick

31 May 1856–4 July 1931 (Age 75)
Hutton, Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life of Silas

When Silas Fitzpatrick was born on 31 May 1856, in Hutton, Coles, Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Iota Fitzpatrick, was 47 and his mother, Deborah Ann Bodkin, was 42. He married Nancy Ellen Davis on 13 October 1878, in Coles, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Westfield, Clark, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Charleston, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 4 July 1931, in Hutton, Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Kansas Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States.

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Silas Fitzpatrick
Nancy Ellen Davis
Marriage: 13 October 1878
Harlend O. Fitzpatrick
William Ivory Fitzpatrick
Ira “Sanford” Fitzpatrick
Lillie May Fitzpatrick
Raymond Ray Fitzpatrick
Hurschel Fitzpatrick
Cecil Chloe Fitzpatrick

Spouse and Children

13 October 1878
Coles, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Irish: occasionally this may be a genuine Anglo-Norman French patronymic ( see Fitzgerald ) from the personal name Patrick , but more often it has been adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Pádraig ( see Kilpatrick ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Silas Fitzpatrick in household of Deby Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1870"
  • S Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Silas Fitzpatrick in household of Hershel Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1930"

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