John Adam Fiscus Sr

15 November 1775–8 November 1864 (Age 89)
Bethania, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Adam

When John Adam Fiscus Sr was born on 15 November 1775, in Bethania, Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob Frederick Fiscus, was 27 and his mother, Magdalena Schmidt, was 29. He married Anna Catharina Arney in 1801, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 8 November 1864, in Owen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Jefferson Township, Owen, Indiana, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Adam Fiscus Sr
Anna Catharina Arney
Marriage: 1801
Anna Magdalena Fiscus
Henry Fiscus
Jacob Fiscus
Rebeckah Fiscus
Johannes Fiscus
Abraham Fiscus
Daniel Fiscus
Anna Elisabeth Fiscus
John Adam Fiscus Jr
Anne Catherine Fiscus

Spouse and Children

Stokes, North Carolina, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 1

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 24

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

German: from Latin fiscus ‘basket’, a humanistic Latinization of the German name Korb . This is a metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker or a peddler, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a basket.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John A Fiscus in entry for John A Fiscus and Nancy Girdley, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • John A Fiscus, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Adam Fiscus - Individual or family possessions: birth: 15 November 1775; Surry, North Carolina, United States

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.