Biography of S. A. Fitch
Madison County, NY Biographies





Fitch, S. A., p. o. Hamilton. was born in Broookfield, Madison county, N. Y., and after receiving a good public school education embarked in the mercantile business at North Brookfield, which he carried on from 1868 to 1888. He had been in the quartermaster's department at Washington three years. from 1863 to 1866. He came to Hamilton in 1886 and established his present business, including real estate, insurance, and investments. Mr. Fitch was deputy county clerk of Madison county from July, 1866, to January, 1868, and was justice of the peace in Brookfield twelve years; also supervisor of the town two years. He has always been a staunch Republican and has served as a delegate to county and State Conventions. In 1866 Mr. Fitch married Sarah M. Van Wagner of Kingston, N. Y. Mr. Fitch's parents were Elliot G. and Sabrina (Brown) Fitch. His grandfather, Patten Fitch, was a native of Connecticut, and his great grandfather, Dr. Lemuel Fitch, was a prominent physician in that State. The first member of the Fitch family in America was Rev. James Fitch, who came over from England and settled in Massachusetts in 1620.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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