James Claude Fitzpatrick

8 October 1893–5 June 1961 (Age 67)
Gillespie, Macoupin, Illinois, United States

The Life of James Claude

When James Claude Fitzpatrick was born on 8 October 1893, in Gillespie, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, his father, James Fitzpatrick, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Jane Taylor, was 36. He married Gertrude Mae Williams on 29 October 1931, in Illinois, United States. He died on 5 June 1961, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Gillespie, Macoupin, Illinois, United States.

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James Claude Fitzpatrick
Gertrude Mae Williams
Marriage: 29 October 1931

Spouse and Children

29 October 1931
Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Fitzpatrick


    Sarah Jane Taylor





    Olive Fitzpatrick


    Grace Fitzpatrick


    Charles Fitzpatrick


    Maude Fitzpatrick


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 4

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • James C in household of Sarah J, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James C Fitzpatrick in household of Sarah Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Fitzpatrick in household of Sarah J Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1910"

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