John Adam Fiscus Sr

Male15 November 1775–8 November 1864

Brief Life History 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, Maria Magdalena SCHMIDT, was 25. 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 Dutch Bethel Cemetery, Freedom, Franklin Township, Owen, Indiana, United States.

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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

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

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  • Marriage
    1801Stokes, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (7)

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    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: humanistic surname, a translation into Latin of Korb , from Latin fiscus ‘basket’.

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

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