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 Rachel Elmira <I>Lehew</I> Fitz

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Rachel Elmira Lehew Fitz

  • Birth 2 Dec 1828 Muskingum County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 26 Jan 1912 Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Adamsville, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 15889602

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

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  • Originally Created by: Bear & Willow
  • Added: 25 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15889602
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rachel Elmira Lehew Fitz (2 Dec 1828–26 Jan 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15889602, citing Adamsville Baptist Cemetery, Adamsville, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Valerie (contributor 47194479) .