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Joseph Fitch

Male - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Joseph Fitch  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 3B1E55CF13EC49DD8D2F68885E5EAFBB74B6 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I274  Bradley - Post
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2013 

    Father Thomas Fitch,   d. 20 Jan 1686 
    Family ID F67  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Stone,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1668  Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He went to Hartford from Norwalk in 1660. After marriage, he moved to Windsor.
      His great grandson, John Fitch, invented the steamboat in 1785. John, who was born in South Windsor 21 January 1743, never fully commercialized his invention. See Burpee's Connecticut or other historical texts for details of Fitch's invention and the involvement of Robert Fulton.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Story of Connecticut, 974.6., , Vol. II, p. 533.