Eighth Generation


1014. George Ashmore Fitch was born on 23 January 1883 in Suchow, China. He graduated in 1906 in Wooster College, Wooster, OH. He lived in Nanking, China in 1937. George lived in Mt. San Antonio Gardens, Claremont, CA in 1973. He died on 20 January 1979 in Claremont, Los Angeles Co., CA. Secretary of the Chinese YMCA and active in YMCA circles. Director of aid to Refugee Chinese Intellectuals, Inc., Taipei.
Wrote series of "Letters from China" published in the Fremont Daily News, Jan. 10, 11, 12, 1938.
Article in the Wooster Alumni Magazine, Dec.

George Ashmore Fitch and Alberta Casterlin Kempton were married on 3 August 1910 in Bristol, England. Alberta Casterlin Kempton was born on 14 November 1886 in Bristol, England. She graduated in 1909 in Vassar College. She died in February 1919 in Shanghai, China.

George Ashmore Fitch and Alberta Casterlin Kempton had the following children:

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Marion Kathleen Fitch.

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George Kempton Fitch was born on 29 July 1913 in Peitaihu, China. He lived in Bolivia in 1960. He died of cancer on 15 July 1972 in New York, New York Co., NY. Deputy Industry Office with FOA. Six years in Formosa.

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Albert Castelin Fitch.

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Edith Chubbuck Fitch.

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John Fitch (private).

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Robert Fitch (private).

Geraldine Townsend (private).

George Ashmore Fitch and Geraldine Townsend had the following children:

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John Townsend Fitch.

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Robert McLellan Fitch.