about January 1819–31 May 1845 (Age 26)
Ohio, United States

The Life of George

When George FITZWATER was born about January 1819, in Ohio, United States, his father, William Fitzwater, was 29 and his mother, Elinor, was 24. He married Catherine Chesser about 1840. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 31 May 1845, in Clermont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Batavia Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States.

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Catherine Chesser
Marriage: about 1840
William Fitzwater

Spouse and Children

about 1840


    William Fitzwater


Parents and Siblings

    William Fitzwater








    Henry Sargeant Fitzwater


    Miss Fitzwater


    Sarah Fitzwater


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World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 11

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Irish: altered spelling of the Anglo-Norman French patronymic Fitzwalter ‘son of Walter’ ( see Walter ). Compare Fitzgerald .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Schaega Fitzwater in entry for William Fitzwater, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • George Fitzwater, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George FITZWATER - Published information: birth-name: George FITZWATER

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