John Calvin Fite

16 October 1845–12 December 1929 (Age 84)
Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Calvin

When John Calvin Fite was born on 16 October 1845, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, his father, Peter Terrell Fite, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Matthews, was 36. He married Isabella Jane Bufford on 28 March 1867, in Henderson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1880 and Gaither, Boone, Arkansas, United States in 1900. He died on 12 December 1929, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States.

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John Calvin Fite
Ester Lovisa Allinder
Marriage: 20 September 1888
Hampton Isaac Fite
John Franklin Harrison Fite
Walter Lyrkus Fite
Esther Lucille Fite
Willie Fite
Rufas Fite
George Calvin Fite
Kirby Vivian Fite

Spouse and Children

20 September 1888
Faulkner, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 1

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 22

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Veit .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John C Fite, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Fite, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John C Fits, "United States Census, 1920"

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