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Rachel Elmira Lehew Fitz
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1828
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1912
Coshocton County
Ohio, USA

Death calls Mrs. R. Fitz
Noble woman dies of infirmities Friday morning

Mrs. Rachel Fitz, aged 84 years, died at the home of her daughter Mrs. B. Shaw on 911 South 7th Street Friday morning at 8 o'clock after having been ill over 3 months. Her death was due to infirmities of old age and a heart trouble
Mrs. Fitz, daughter of Spencer and Margaret Lawrence Lehew was born in Muskingum county near Zanesville in 1828 and she spent the greater part of her life there, moving to Coshocton about 4 years ago. She made her home during the last years of her life with her daughter Emma
Mrs. Fitz was a faithful member of the Baptist church and was always an enthusiastic worker. She had acquired a large number of friends through her kindly manner and her excellent character Mrs.Emma Hager Shaw is the only child that survives her. Her son Jared died in 1882.
Rachel is also survived by 3 Grandchildren Her oldest Grandson Marion of Mt Vernon, Ohio was raised by Rachel and her husband John after his Father Jared died. Her other three Grandchildren moved to Iowa with their Mother. Granddaughter Rose Fitz Wilcox and Grandson Thomas John Fitz reside in Boone,Iowa. Her Grandson John Hager died in California in 1908 and her Grandson Ralph Fitz of Boone, Iowa died a month before his Grandmother, December 4, 1911 in a train accident in Pueblo, Colorado
Funeral services will be conducted at the home on South 7th Street Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Rev. Bridge of the Baptist church will have charge of the services. The body will be taken to Adamsville Monday morning for interment
Family links: 
  Spencer Lehew (1786 - 1863)
  Margaret Lawrence Lehew (1785 - 1852)
  John Fitz (1821 - 1898)
  Jared C. Fitz (1849 - 1882)*
  Emma H Fitz (Hager) Shaw (1854 - 1930)*
  Lorenzo LeHew (1814 - 1866)*
  Susannah Lehew Fitz (1823 - 1897)*
  Mary Lehew Fitz (1826 - 1897)*
  Rachel Elmira Lehew Fitz (1828 - 1912)
  Spencer Lehew (1830 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment
Adamsville Baptist Cemetery
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: Valerie
Originally Created by: Bear & Willow
Record added: Sep 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15889602
Rachel Elmira <i>Lehew</i> Fitz
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Rachel Elmira <i>Lehew</i> Fitz
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Rachel Elmira <i>Lehew</i> Fitz
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My 3rd Great Grandmother
- Julie Brogan
 Added: Mar. 4, 2011

- Valerie Fitz Pereszlenyi
 Added: Oct. 22, 2009

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