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Edward Fitzgerald
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1853
Rockville
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1931


Father of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Edward was born in "Glenmary" farm. He attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., for a while before moving west. He was a cousin by marriage to Mary Surratt, who was hanged for complicity in the Lincoln assassination. On February 12, 1890, he married Mollie McQuillan in Washington, D.C. The reception took place at a townhome in the nation's capital kept by Mollie's mother, Louisa McQuillan. Governor William Merriam of Minnesota was in attendance.

When his furniture manufacturing business failed in 1898, the family moved to Buffalo, New York, where he worked as a salesman for Procter & Gamble. The family initially lived in the Lenox, one of the last hotels still remaining in Buffalo, which was considered a very fashionable place to live at the time. The following April, the family moved to a flat in a house at Summer and Elmwood Streets. Ten months later, Edward was transferred to Syracuse, New York, but was back in Buffalo in September 1903, living at 29 Irving Place.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael T Fitzgerald (____ - 1855)
  Cecilia Aston Scott Fitzgerald (1832 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary McQuillan Fitzgerald (1859 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Key Fitzgerald Delihant (1851 - 1940)*
  Edward Fitzgerald (1853 - 1931)
  John H Fitzgerald (1856 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Saint Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery
Rockville
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Star Kline
Record added: Feb 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24531571
Edward Fitzgerald
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