Surname: FITCH
Given Name: Asa
Birth Date: 10 Nov 1765
Birth Place: Groton, New London Co., CT
Marriage Date: 27 Jan 1791
Marriage Place: Salem, Washington Co., NY
Spouse: Abigail Martin
Death Date: 24 Aug 1843
Death Place: Fitch's Point,(Salem)Wash.,NY
Parents: Pelatiah & Elizabeth (Burrows) Fitch
Children: Martin Asa Fitch; Mary Fitch; Almira Fitch; Barbara J. Fitch; Barbara Jarvis Fitch; Asa Fitch, M.D.; Abigail Martin Fitch & James Harvey Fitch.
Other Info: Rev. War, age 16, in Capt. Livingston's Co., Pension #S15121, Medical (M.D.) granted by Washington County Court 1797, Honorary M.D.-Regents of the University of NY., Pres.-Washington Co. Medical Society 1806-1826, elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth Congress in 1811-1813, Justice of the Peace 1799 & he advanced to County Judge 1810-1821. Vice-Pres. of the NY State Temperance Society, Freemason & succeeded Ezra Ames & DeWitt Clinton as Grand High Priest of the Royal Arch Chapter of the State of NY, Elder of the Presbyterian Church. Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Salem, Washington Co., NY.
Sources: History of Washington County, NY by Crisfield Johnson, The Salem Book, History of the Fitch Family by Roscoe Conkling Fitch 1930, Biographical Directory of the American Congress 1774-1949, Pension records, will & probate, and burial/cemetery records.

Submitter: Judith (Wittman) Evenson
Submitter Email: Ljevenson@aol.com