When John Graham Fitzpatrick was born on 11 May 1891, in Montalbion, Queensland, Australia, his father, John Charles Fitzpatrick, was 21 and his mother, Ellen Theresa Graham, was 19. He married Margaret Davey in August 1924, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 26 May 1944, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 53.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Kieran, Declan, Ronan, Liam, Seamus, Sinead, Siobhan, Aileen, Bridie, Brigid, Conan.
Irish: occasionally this may be a genuine Anglo-Norman French patronymic meaning ‘son of Patrick ’, but more often it has been adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Pádraig, ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) Patrick’ (see Kilpatrick ).