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.

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Family Time Line

John Adam Fiscus Sr
1775–1864
Anna Catharina Arney
1779–1865
Marriage: 1801
Anna Magdalena Fiscus
1802–1885
Henry Fiscus
1803–1891
Jacob Fiscus
1805–1895
Rebeckah Fiscus
1806–1876
Johannes Fiscus
1808–1892
Abraham Fiscus
1810–1885
Daniel Fiscus
1812–1876
Anna Elisabeth Fiscus
1813–1878
John Adam Fiscus Jr
1816–1904
Anne Catherine Fiscus
1818–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1801
Stokes, North Carolina, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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.

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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

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