James Warford Fisher

1804–21 March 1847 (Age 43)
Wilsonville, Boyle, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Warford

When James Warford Fisher was born in 1804, in Wilsonville, Boyle, Kentucky, United States, his father, Heinrich Peter Fisher, was 43 and his mother, Deborah Warford, was 34. He married Levisa Booth on 13 July 1828, in Washington, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 21 March 1847, in Prairie Creek, Prairie Creek Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

James Warford Fisher
1804–1847
Levisa Booth
1810–1848
Marriage: 13 July 1828
Eliza Jane Fisher
1833–1921
Luisa Fischer
1837–
Peter Fisher
1839–
Margaret Ann Fisher
1842–
John Wesley Fisher
1845–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 July 1828
Washington, Indiana, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1804

Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 8

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1816

Age 12

Indiana is the 19th state.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a fisherman, Middle English fischer. The name has also been used in Ireland as a loose equivalent of Braden . As an American family name, this has absorbed cognates and names of similar meaning from many other European languages, including German Fischer, Dutch Visser, Hungarian Halász, Italian Pescatore, Polish Rybarz, etc.2 In a few cases, the English name may in fact be a topographic name for someone who lived near a fish weir on a river, from the Old English term fisc-gear ‘fish weir’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, Yiddish fisher, German Fischer.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Warford Fisher, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Warford Fisher, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Warford Fisher, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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