Maj. John A. Fitten

The Courant American Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
August 4, 1898 Page 1
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Maj. Fitten Dead.

Lived With His Father at Adairsville in His Boyhood Days. [This article has a portion of many words obscured by a fold.]

Maj. John A. Fitten died at Walters Park Sanitarium, near Wernersville., last Thursday night. He was 51 years old, the son of Col. John H. Fitten and spent a number of the years of his boyhood days with his father, who lived at Adairsville, during the war, moving there from Augusta. At the age of 16 he entered the Confederate army while a student at the military academy at Marietta, and saw service with the soldiers who went to the front from that institution. Settling in Atlanta, he entered the hardware business, in which he was very successful, accumulating a considerable fortune and establishing for himself a position of importance in the community. He married Miss Mariana Turner, one of the most beautiful and brilliant girls of Atlanta at that time. They had ?? children, who together with his wife survive him. The children are James Fitten, John Fitten, Jr. and Misses Elizabeth and ??ie Fitten.


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