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John Fitch

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John Fitch

Inventor of 1st U.S. Steamboat


    John Fitch

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 21 Jan 1743 
    • Birth Location:
    • East Windsor (now South Windsor), Hartford, Connecticut 
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    • Death Date:
    • 2 Jul 1798 
    • Death Location:
    • Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Bardstown Courthouse Square, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky 
    • Notes: 
    • John Fitch was an Inventor, clockmaker, engineer who invented the first steamboat in the U.S.

  • Marriages for John Fitch


    • Spouse:
    • Lucy Roberts
    • Marriage Date:
    • 29 Dec 1766
    • Marriage Location:
    • Wintonbury (now Bloomfield), Hartford, Connecticut

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  • Sources for John Fitch

    • 3 Barbour, Lucius Barnes , Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut , Baltimore, Maryland: Reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co. (2001) , 246, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 4 National Navy League of the United States, Admiral Bunce Section , John Fitch: The First in the World's History to Invent and Apply Steam Propulsion of Vessel s Through Water , Hartford, Connecticut: R. S. Peck and Co., Inc. (1912) , Google Books (Digital Library).