William Fitzgerald

1778–22 August 1823 (Age 45)
Orange, New York, United States

The Life of William

When William Fitzgerald was born in 1778, in Orange, New York, United States, his father, Jeremiah Fitzgerald, was 27 and his mother, Anna Margaret Mingus, was 28. He had at least 1 son with Catherine Crawley. He died on 22 August 1823, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 45.

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William Fitzgerald
1778–1823
Catherine Crawley
1778–1834
James Alfred Fitzgerald
1824–1902

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World Events (8)

1780

Age 2

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1791

Age 13

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglo-Norman French patronymic from the personal name Gerald ( see Garrett ). The name was formed by the addition of the Anglo-Norman French prefix fi(t)z ‘son of’ (Latin filius) to the personal name. The Gaelicized form Mac Gearailt is common in the Gaelic-speaking areas of West Kerry.

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

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  • William Fitzgerald, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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