James Frank Fitzsimmons

6 May 1887–12 September 1949 (Age 62)
Mount Olive, Macoupin, Illinois, United States

The Life of James Frank

When James Frank Fitzsimmons was born on 6 May 1887, in Mount Olive, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, his father, Martin FitzSimmons, was 31 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth McAliney, was 24. He married Anna Elizabeth Evvard on 29 June 1920, in Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 12 September 1949, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62.

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James Frank Fitzsimmons
Anna Elizabeth Evvard
Marriage: 29 June 1920
James Fitzsimmons

Spouse and Children

29 June 1920
Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United States


    James Fitzsimmons


Parents and Siblings

    Martin FitzSimmons


    Mary Elizabeth McAliney




    Mathew J. Fitzsimmons


    Katherine Mabel Fitzsimmons



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 5

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Age 17

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglo-Norman French patronymic ( see Fitzgerald ) from the personal name Simon . The name is also found in the Gaelicized form Mac Síomóin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Fitzsimmons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Fitzsimmon in household of Martin Fitzsimmon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Fitzsimons in household of George Horback, "United States Census, 1910"

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