Is your surname FitzPatrick?

Research the FitzPatrick family

Ann FitzPatrick's Geni Profile

Records for Ann FitzPatrick

1,347,227 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Ann FitzPatrick (Sparks)

Also Known As: "Ann Sparks", "Ann Sparks Witt", "Ann Sparks Fitzpatrick"
Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Amherst, VA, USA
Death: circa 1850 (65-81)
Augusta, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of David Witt, Sr. and Sally Witt
Wife of Samuel FitzPatrick, Sr.
Mother of Jane FitzPatrick; Candice "Dicey" Hupman; Rebecca FitzPatrick; Samuel "Sam" Iota FitzPatrick, Jr.; Burgess "Boggs" Witt FitzPatrick and 6 others
Sister of Cecelia Witt; Dennett Abney Witt; Candice (Dicey) Hamblet (Hamblett,hamlet,hamlett); William Witt; Linnie Wade and 3 others

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Ann FitzPatrick

Her marriage license to Samuel lists her as "Sparks, Ann". Her father is listed as "Witt, David". Why are the surnames different ?

According to a DAR application, Fitzpatrick was her second marriage. She is listed as "Ann Sparks Fitzpatrick wife of Samuel Fitzpatrick" on her father's will. However there is no evidence of a first marriage. So the options are:

1. Adopted by Witt

2. Natural but illegitimate daughter of Witt

3. Previously married to Sparks before the age of 15 when she married Fitzpatrick

4. Incorrect age information on the 1850 census

Per the 1850 census, we can calculate that she was 15 years old when she married Fitzpatrick.

Samuel died in 1825, but the wrapping up of his estate took until 1833.

In 1836 most of her kids and their families packed up and went west to Coles Co., Illinois.

Ann was living with her daughter and son-in-law Rachel and William Merritt, in Virginia in 1850, when they too decided to make the move to Coles Co., and then on to Atwood, in Piatt County.

She may be buried in the Harshbarger Cemetery in Atwood, so she may have gone with them when they moved.

view all 17

Ann FitzPatrick's Timeline

Amherst, VA, USA
April 7, 1795
Age 18
Staunton, Staunton, VA, USA
Age 21
Age 23
Augusta County, Virginia, United States
October 4, 1808
Age 31
Nelson County, Virginia, United States
Age 35
Augusta, VA, USA
June 25, 1814
Age 37
Augusta, VA, USA
Age 39