Abraham Heefner Fitz

Brief Life History 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 Antrim Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 27 October 1952, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, 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

Sources (5)

  • Abram H Fitz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Abram H. Fitz, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Abe, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

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

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

Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French fi(t)z ‘son’ (from Latin filius), used originally to distinguish a son from a father bearing the same personal name and then conventionalized as a hereditary surname, or short for a surname of which fiz ‘son’ was the first element, for example Fitzhenry and Fitzroy .

Altered form of English Fitch .

German: from a vernacular pet form of the personal name Vinzenz (see Vincent ) or Vitus (see Vito , compare Veit ). Compare also Fietz .

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

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