Fitzwilliam Sargent
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Fitz William Sargent (1820 - 1899)

Fitz William (Fitzwilliam) Sargent
Born in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Died at about age 78 [location unknown]
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Fitz William Sargent was born on 17 January 1820 in Newbury, Massachusetts. His parents were Winthrop and Emily Sargent[1]

His parents, Winthrop Sargent and Emily Haskell, were married in Newton, Massachusetts, on 1 May 1814[2].

Fitzwilliam Sargent was an eye surgeon[3] and worked in Philadelphia in the 1850s[4].


  1. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Fitz William Sargent, 17 Jan 1820; citing NEWBURY,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 886,202, 886,203.
  2. Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850. Database online. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0745868. From Operations Inc, 2005.
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "John Singer Sargent," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed September 6, 2017).
  4. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Fitz William Sargent in household of John Singer, Philadelphia, Lombard ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 710, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 April 2015), Fitzwilliam Sargent, 1880; citing NARA microfilm publication M237 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm .
  • John Singer Sargent, timeline at the Metropolitan Museum.

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Winthrop Sargent in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 VIEW Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 Name: Winthrop Sargent Event Type: Birth Birth Date: 20 Jan 1792 Birth Place: Gloucester, Massachusetts Father Name: Fitz Wm Sargent Mother Name: Anna Source Information Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).

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