Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet

NameZachariah FITCH 4
Birth Date22 Sep 1833
Death Date30 Oct 1917
FatherJohn FITCH (1777-1854)
MotherHannah DAVIS (1789-1856)
Misc. Notes
Zachariah Fitch lived in Groton, Massachusetts, on land that included the homesite of William and Deliverance (Crispe) Longley, killed by Indians on 27 July 1694. The site of their house, reported Green5 in 1883, “has recently been marked by a monument bearing the following inscription: -- ‘HERE DWELT | WILLIAM AND DELIVERANCE LONGLEY | WITH THEIR EIGHT CHILDREN | On the 27th of July 1694 | THE INDIANS KILLED THE FATHER AND MOTHER | AND FIVE OF THE CHILDREN | AND CARRIED INTO CAPTIVITY | THE OTHER THREE’

“It was erected in the autumn of 1879, at the expense of the town, on land generously given for the purpose by Mr. Zechariah Fitch, the present owner of the farm.”
Birth Date19 Nov 1838
Birth PlaceChester, Vermont
Death Date7 Oct 1900
FatherJames Ozro PRATT (1812-1841)
MotherAlmira SLEEPER (1813-)
Misc. Notes
NSSAR Application #74744 of Lyndon Buswell Fitch, 14 April 1952, gives her full name as Marcella Clinton Pratt, along with her birth, marriage, and death dates as entered here.

MARCELLA A./C., 19 Nov 1838, Vt., poss. d/o George M. c. 1817 and unk’n 1st wife. In 1850 Bennington (H’boro) NH, age 11, b. Vt., she and presumed bro Lyndon res. w/Emerson and Almira FAVOR. In 1860 age 20, b. NH, domestic, she and bro res. in Groton (M’sex) Ma. w/Dr. Norman SMITH. Only PRATT fam. in town was that of George M. and (2nd w.?) Amarilla (PIERCE). Marcella A.’s d/o/b in Groton VR, par. unnamed, prob. from g. s.”7

Dr. Norman Smith of Groton was her aunt Harriet’s husband.
Marr Date1 Jan 1861
Marr PlaceGroton, Massachusetts
ChildrenHenry J. (1865-1899)
 Edward Pratt (Died as Infant) (1871-1871)
 Alice Morton (1872-)
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