Asa Manning Fisher

Male9 April 1817–24 October 1881

Brief Life History of Asa Manning

When Asa Manning Fisher was born on 9 April 1817, in Francestown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Moses Everett Fisher, was 61 and his mother, Lucy Andrews, was 42. He married Elizabeth Dennis on 21 April 1846. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Denmark Township, Lee, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 24 October 1881, in Denmark, Lee, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Denmark, Lee, Iowa, United States.

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Asa Manning Fisher
1817–1881
Elizabeth Dennis
1819–1883
Marriage: 21 April 1846
Emily Elizabeth Fisher
1849–1907

Sources (10)

  • Asa M Fisher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Asa Manning Fisher, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Asa M. Fisher, "Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990"

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  • Marriage
    21 April 1846
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 2

    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. 

    1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

    Age 16

    In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 19

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle English fis(sc)her(e) ‘fisherman’ (Old English fiscere). In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from many other languages, including German Fischer and its Slavic(ized) variant Fišer (see Fiser ), Dutch Visser , Hungarian Halász (see Halasz ), Italian Pescatore , Slovenian Ribič (see Ribic ), and Croatian Ribić or Ribar .

    English: in a few cases, possibly a topographic name for someone who lived near a fish weir on a river, from Middle English fis(sc)hwere, fisshyar ‘fish weir’ (Old English fiscwer, fiscgear), or a habitational name from a place so named, such as Fisher in North Mundham, Sussex.

    Irish: translation into English of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. See Braden .

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

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