Elmer Rollin Fitz

March 1864–30 March 1951 (Age 87)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Elmer Rollin

When Elmer Rollin Fitz was born in March 1864, in Iowa, United States, his father, John Fitz, was 28 and his mother, Alletta A. Bruner, was 29. He married Clara Lamoree on 26 August 1885, in Kenwood Park, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Murray, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Jackson Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 30 March 1951, in Clarke, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Ottawa Cemetery, Ottawa, Clarke, Iowa, United States.

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Elmer Rollin Fitz
Clara Lamoree
Marriage: 26 August 1885
Verne Avon Fitz

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1885Kenwood Park, Linn, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1877 · Nicodemus is Founded
    Age 13
    The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 26
    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.

    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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    Sources (19)

    • Elmer Rollin Fitz in entry for Verne Avon Fitz, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Elmer Fitz im Haushalt von John Fitz, „United States Census, 1880“
    • Elmer R. Fitz, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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