James Levi Fitts

21 May 1901–14 October 1954 (Age 53)
Luray, Hampton, South Carolina, United States

The Life of James Levi

When James Levi Fitts was born on 21 May 1901, in Luray, Hampton, South Carolina, United States, his father, Augustus Cincinattus “Gussie” Fitts, was 42 and his mother, Mary Jane Airs, was 24. He married Clara A Rebar on 5 August 1925, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Furman, Hampton, South Carolina, United States in 1910. He died on 14 October 1954, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 53.

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James Levi Fitts
Clara A Rebar
Marriage: 5 August 1925
Clara G Fitts
James W Fitts
Robert C Fitts
Charles G Fitts
Harry H Fitts

Spouse and Children


    Clara A Rebar


5 August 1925
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


    Clara G Fitts


    James W Fitts


    Robert C Fitts


    Charles G Fitts


    Harry H Fitts


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 4

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. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 15

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: most probably a patronymic from Fitt , or perhaps a variant spelling of Fitz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James L Fits in household of Augustus C Fits, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James L Fitts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Levi Fitts, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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