Abraham Heefner Fitz

1890–27 October 1952 (Age 62)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Abraham Heefner

When Abraham Heefner Fitz was born in 1890, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jerome Cornelius Fitz, was 41 and his mother, Ann Law, was 40. He married Lulu May Oberholtzer Weisner on 16 December 1909, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Washington Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 27 October 1952, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Heefner Fitz
1890–1952
Lulu May Oberholtzer Weisner
1887–1917
Marriage: 16 December 1909
Eva Grace Fitz
1911–1977
Joseph Harold Fitz
1912–1914

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 December 1909
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(2)

    Eva Grace Fitz

    Female1911–1977Female

    Joseph Harold Fitz

    Male1912–1914Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 0

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English: generally said to be from Anglo-Norman French fi(t)z ‘son’, used originally to distinguish a son from a father bearing the same personal name.2 It could also be a habitational name from a place in Shropshire called Fitz, recorded in 1194 as Fittesho, from an Old English personal name, Fitt, + hōh ‘hill spur’.3 In one family at least, it is an altered form of English Fitch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abraham H Fitz in household of Jerome C Fitz, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Abram H. Fitz, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Abe, "Find A Grave Index"

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