1LT Louis Fitzsimmons

1LT Louis Fitzsimmons

Birth
New York, USA
Death 8 Jun 1923 (aged 81–82)
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
Burial Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
Memorial ID 179693112 · View Source
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First Lieutenant Louis Fitzsimmons served during the Civil War in Company L, 1st Minnesota Infantry.

Published obituary
Santa Cruz Sentinel newspaper
9 Jun 1923

Passing of Veteran of the Civil War

Louis Fitzsimmons, who has been ill for some time, passed away last night at his residence at 14 Campbell St. where he made his home with his children.

Mr. Fitzsimmons had reached the age of 82 years, and was born in New York, but his home has been in Santa Cruz since the fall of 1889, the greater part of the time on Campbell St.

Mr. Fitzsimmons was a carpenter and cabinetmaker by trade, and was known for his good workmanship. He was in religious faith an Adventist, a member of the First Advent Christian church of this city, where in years past he had been most active and an office bearer.

He was a deep Bible student, and was a firm believer in the doctrines of his church.

He served his country during the Civil War and was a member of the Wallace-Reynolds post, G.A.R. Mr. Fitzsimmons will be remembered as a good citizen, as devoted to his family, loyal to his flag and kind friend and neighbor.

His wife preceded him in death a number of years ago, and he is survived by children as follows; Mrs. Bertha Dunning, Berkeley; Archer L Fitzsimmons, Mrs. Addie M. Barnet, Martin J. Fitzsimmons of Palenta and Mrs. Hattie Johnson.

The funeral will be held Monday morning from Chase undertaking parlors.


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  • Added: 25 May 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 179693112
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Louis Fitzsimmons (1841–8 Jun 1923), Find a Grave Memorial no. 179693112, citing Oakwood Memorial Park, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA ; Maintained by Grand Army of the Republic (contributor 47370485) .