John Bowers Fiske

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

The Life Summary 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 Stevens Fiske
1833–1863
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

  • Marriage
    6 November 1831Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +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

    Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in western Norway, named from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ + -e from vin ‘meadow’.English (East Anglia): variant of Fisk .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Fisk

    Sources (17)

    • John Fiske in entry for Charles H. Fiske, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John B. in entry for George B. Fiske and Vesta A. Barnes, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • John B. Fisk in entry for William Anson Fisk, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

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