Alvin Wirt Fitzpatrick

29 November 1877–8 April 1958 (Age 80)
Glenville, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Alvin Wirt

When Alvin Wirt Fitzpatrick was born on 29 November 1877, in Glenville, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Fitzpatrick, was 36 and his mother, Martha Ellen Wiant, was 24. He married Mary Elva Isenhart on 19 January 1903, in Gilmer, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in San Benito, Cameron, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Cameron, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 8 April 1958, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Wirt Fitzpatrick
Mary Elva Isenhart
Marriage: 19 January 1903
Harry Wirt Fitzpatrick
Wilbur Alvin Fitzpatrick
Edward Fitzpatrick
Virginia Fitzpatrick
Mildred FitzpatricK

Spouse and Children

19 January 1903
Gilmer, West Virginia, United States



    Wilbur Alvin Fitzpatrick


    Edward Fitzpatrick


    Virginia Fitzpatrick


    Mildred FitzpatricK


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Fitzpatrick


    Martha Ellen Wiant




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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 4

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Irish: occasionally this may be a genuine Anglo-Norman French patronymic ( see Fitzgerald ) from the personal name Patrick , but more often it has been adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Pádraig ( see Kilpatrick ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • A W Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wirt Fitzpatick in household of Joseph Fitzpatick, "United States Census, 1880"
  • A W Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1930"

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