Ancestor 154 William Fitzwater

William Fitzwater Revolutionary War service

When William “Soldier Bill” Fitzwater was born in 1737 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, his father, Thomas, was 36 and his mother, Martha, was 34.

He married Anna McCaslin in 1759 in Virginia. They had six children in 14 years including daughter Judith Fitzwater.

He died in 1824 in Brocks Gap, Rockingham, Virginia, having lived a long life of 87 years, and was buried there.