Texas Family Group Sheet for the Joseph Harvey Fitzgerald Family


Husband: Joseph Harvey FITZGERALD (1, 6, 12, 13)
Birthdate: 16 NOV 1863 (3, 12)
Birthplace: Bonham, Fannin County, Texas
Death date: 16 MAY 1961 (12)
Place of death: Paris, Lamar County, Texas (12)
Father: William N. (or H.) Fitzgerald (12)
Mother: Flora Margaret Thompson (1, 12)

Marriage date: 31 JAN 1920
Marriage place: Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas

Wife: Era Marie WILLIAMS (2, 4, 5, 6, 14)
Birthdate: 5 NOV 1899 (14)
Birthplace: Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas
Death date: 29 DEC 1972 (14)
Place of death: Lamar County, Texas (14)
Father: Newton Commodore Williams (2, 4, 14)
Mother: Doma Arie Rabe (2, 4, 14)

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Joseph Harvey Fitzgerald, Jr. (6, 15, 16)
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 12 FEB 1921 (16)
Birthplace: Texas
Death date: 17 MAR 1982 (15, 16)
Place of death: Paris, Lamar County, Texas (15, 16)
Marriage date: 30 OCT 1941 (8)
Marriage place: Lamar County, Texas (8)
Spouse's name: Opal Rae Melton (8, 16, 17)

Child No. 2: Billy Wayne Fitzgerald (6, 7, 9, 10, 11)
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 26 MAY 1921 (7, 9)
Birthplace: Brownfield, Terry County, Texas
Death date: 12 JUN 1949 (9, 10, 11)
Place of death: Mountain Creek Lake, Dallas County, Texas (9, 10, 11)
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Helen Ann Smith (17)
 
 
Documentation:
(1) 1900 Federal Census, Township 8, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.
(2) 1900 Federal Census, Justice Precinct 8, Erath County, Texas.
(3) World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 for Joseph Harvey Fitzgerald.
(4) 1910 Federal Census, Justice Precinct 2, Eastland County, Texas.
(5) 1920 Federal Census, Gainesville, Ward 4, Cooke County, Texas.
(6) 1930 Federal Census, Brownfield, Terry County, Texas.
(7) Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 Record for Billy Wayne Fitzgerald.
(8) "Mrs. J.H. Fitzgerald," Society, Clubs, Churches, The Paris News, November 4, 1941.
(9) Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 for Billy Wayne Fitzgerald.
(10) "Dallas Youth Drowns on Lake Outing," The Dallas Morning News, June 13, 1949.
(11) "Body of Youth Found at Lake," The Dallas Morning News, June 15, 1949.
(12) Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 for Joseph H. Fitzgerald.
(13) "A Tribute" (to J.H. Fitzgerald), The Paris News, Paris, Texas, MAY 16, 1961.
(14) Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 for Era Fitzgerald.
(15) Texas Death Index, 1964-1998 for Joseph Harvey Fitzgerald, Jr.
(16) Headstone of Harvey Fitzgerald, Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, Texas.
(17) Testimony of Harvelynn Fitzgerald Cain.

Notes:
* Era Marie Williams was the granddaughter of William Robert Rabe and Lucy Stewart. Her parents were both dead by 1912 leaving six children orphaned. Era Marie Williams lived with her aunt Lutisha Ethel Williams and her husband John Organ Thompson.
* J.O. Thompson was the younger brother of Flora Margaret Thompson Fitzgerald Clarke, who was Joseph Harvey Fitzgerald.
 

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