Biography of John Fitzsimons

Fitzsimons, John, was born in County Westmeath, Ireland, in 1848, a son of John and Ann (Evers) Fitzsimons. His father was a lifelong farmer and emigrated to the United States in 1863. coming direct to the town of Sweden, Monroe county, N. Y., where he resided five years. He then moved with his family to Bergen, where he bought a farm on which he and his wife spent their remaining days. John Fitzsimons attended school in Ireland and came to America with his parents, remaining with them and assisting on the farm until nearly the time of their death. In 1883 he purchased his present farm of 110 acres, to which he moved in 1886. Mr. Fitzsimons is a consistent believer in the principles of Democracy and is a respected citizen. In February, 1886, he married Margaret McCormick; they have three children: Bessie, born in 1888; Marie, born in 1890, and Helena, born in 1891. Mr. and Mrs. Fitzsimons are members of St. Peter's Church of Le Roy.

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A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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