The Ancestors of Karen Denise Chappell  


Tracing the Fildes family back to Tennessee through the HOFFEE, HUBBELL, FITCH, and FILDES, SHERWOOD AND WHEELER lines. The ancestors go back to Wayne Co., IL, Fairfield Co., CT, and Essex Co., England

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Follow the travels of the adventurous Fildes/Fitch/Hubble family from a
long line of noblemen in Essex Co., England to their emigration to the US in Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Then watch as various families made their
trips to discover the west. Many of the family settled in Wayne County, IL and some lines went to Tennessee.


 WAYNE CO., IL - research family roots in Wayne County, Illinois

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    John Fitch - Inventor of the Steamship, Surveyor

    Carl Hubbell - Baseball Player-

    Edwin Hubble - Astronomer - Hubble Telescope named after him.
  SEE Hubbell Historical Society Web Site for more information on Hubbell (Hubble).   Click on Historical Hubbell's

    Gov. Thomas Fitch (1700-1774) Governor of Connecticut.

Read more about Early Colonial Fitch families in a monograph by noted Fitch Genealogist and author John T. Fitch