John Fitzwater

about 1815–1854 (Age 39)
Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Fitzwater was born about 1815, in Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, William Fitzwater Jr, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Drais, was 31. He died in 1854, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

William Fitzwater Jr
1779–1863
Elizabeth Drais
1784–1850
Elizabeth Fitzwater
1805–1910
John Fitzwater
1815–1854
Levi Fitzwater
1817–1884
Mary Ann Fitzwater
1825–1894
Catherine Fitzwater
1807–1855
James Washington Fitzwater Sr.
1807–1873
Jesse Fitzwater
1813–1899
Abraham House Fitzwater
1821–1896
Philip Branner Fitzwater
1822–1905
William Harvey Fitzwater
1828–1905

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 9

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

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.

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