James Levi Fitts

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

The Life Summary 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, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 August 1925Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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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.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 2
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    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 avariant of Fitz .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • James L Fits in household of Augustus C Fits, "United States Census, 1910"
    • James L Fitts in entry for Stanley Eugene Hughes and Clara Anita Fitts, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • James L Fitts, "United States Census, 1940"

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