November 11, 1915
OBITUARY - SAMUEL W. FITTRO
Samuel W. FITTRO was born in Licken (sic) County, Ohio, April 3, 1830. He moved with his parents to Louisiana (sic) County,
Iowa, at which
place he was united in marriage to Elizabeth IRELAND in 1851, at which time he moved to Decatur County [Iowa]. To this union were
born eight children, four sons and four daughters, of whom four are now living. They are John, Mrs. Julla A. BRYOR (sic,
should be Julia PRYOR, Mrs. Joseph BRILEY of Skiatook and Mrs. Alice JACKSON. His wife died March 19, 1864.
He was again united in marriage to Mrs. Sarah McCARTNEY of Garden Grove, Iowa, March 25, 1866. To this union six children
were born, four sons and two daughters, of whom four sons still survive him: Chester B. Charles W. and Earnest W. all of
Cedar Vale [Kansas].
He united with the M. E. church in Kellerton, Iowa, in the year 1880. He moved with his family to Kansas in 1909, which
has been his home continuously since. His wife died March 31, 1915, and he soon followed her, passing away November 12. 1915
aged 85 years, 7 months and 9 days.
The funeral services were held at the M. E. church November 13, 1915, Rev. KRAMER officiating, after which the remains were
laid to rest in the Cedar Vale cemetery.
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