John Bowers Fiske

31 August 1804–6 June 1852 (Age 47)
Pepperell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John Bowers

When John Bowers Fiske was born on 31 August 1804, in Pepperell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Micah Fiske, was 29 and his mother, Lydia Bowers, was 28. He married Mary Ireland on 6 November 1831, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 June 1852, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

John Bowers Fiske
1804–1852
Mary Ireland
1815–1853
Marriage: 6 November 1831
John S Fiske
1833–
George Bowers Fiske
1834–1880
Charles Henry Fiske
1836–1918
Anson H Fiske
1839–1839
Mary Abigail Fiske
1844–1899
William Addison Fiske
1846–1921
Emeline Fiske
1848–1852

Spouse and Children

    Male1804–1852Male

    Mary Ireland

    Female1815–1853Female

MARRIAGE
6 November 1831
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(7)

    John S Fiske

    Male1833–Male

    George Bowers Fiske

    Male1834–1880Male

    Charles Henry Fiske

    Male1836–1918Male

    Anson H Fiske

    Male1839–1839Male

    Female1844–1899Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1775–1817Male

    Lydia Bowers

    Female1776–Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1800–1829Male

    Emma Edgarton Fiske

    Female1802–Female

    Male1804–1852Male

    Charles Varnum Fiske

    Male1806–1808Male

    Sarah Woods Fisk

    Female1809–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 15

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in western Norway, named from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ + vin ‘meadow’.2 Danish: metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’.3 English: variant of Fisk .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Fiske in entry for Charles H. Fiske, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • John B. Fisk in entry for William Anson Fisk, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John B. Fisk in entry for William Anson Fisk, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

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