Maria Ewing Fitch

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Maria Ewing Fitch (Sherman)

Also Known As: "Minnie"
Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Lancaster, Fairfield Co., OH
Death: November 22, 1913 (62)
Gulfport, Harrison Co., MS
Place of Burial: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman (USA) and Eleanor Boyle Sherman
Wife of Lt. Thomas William Fitch, USN and Gene Reynolds Turner
Ex-wife of Joseph Blumenthal
Mother of Mary Sherman Armistead; William Sherman Fitch; Eleanor Sherman Fitch; Capt. Thomas William Fitch, Jr./USA; Catherine Fitch and 4 others
Sister of Rev. Thomas Ewing Sherman; Rachel Ewing Thorndike; Robert Otho Sherman; Eleanor Mary Thackara; Mary A. Pickering and 3 others

Managed by: Danielle Darling
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About Maria Ewing Fitch

Eldest child of Gen. William T. Sherman & Eleanor Ewing Sherman. Married Thomas William Fitch, 1874, Wash. DC

Though her father was not Catholic her mother raised her in that faith.

She married Thomas Fitch at St. Aloysus Church in Washington D.C. on 1 October 1874. It was a very gala wedding with some 2,000 people in attendance, including President Grant and many of her father's old military comrades.

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Maria Ewing Fitch's Timeline

January 28, 1851
Lancaster, Fairfield Co., OH
June 24, 1875
Age 24
Saint Louis, Saint Louis Co., MO
November 13, 1876
Age 25
Saint Louis, Saint Louis Co., MO
June 24, 1878
Age 27
Lancaster, Fairfield Co., OH
December 25, 1879
Age 28
Saint Louis, Saint Louis Co., MO
September 30, 1881
Age 30
Saint Louis, Saint Louis Co., MO
May 28, 1883
Age 32
Saint Louis, Saint Louis Co., MO
Age 37
Hokah, Houston, Minnesota, United States
November 22, 1913
Age 62
Gulfport, Harrison Co., MS