Augustus Henry Fiske

19 September 1805–27 March 1865 (Age 59)
Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Augustus Henry

When Augustus Henry Fiske was born on 19 September 1805, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Isaac Fiske, was 26 and his mother, Susan Hobbs, was 22. He married Hannah Rogers Bradford on 22 May 1830, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 27 March 1865, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Augustus Henry Fiske
1805–1865
Hannah Rogers Bradford
1810–1880
Marriage: 22 May 1830
Susan Ann Fiske
1831–1838
Edward Fiske
1832–1870
Margaret Fiske
1834–1837
Margaret Fiske
1837–1885
Sarah Ripley Fiske
1839–1905
Charles Henry Fiske
1840–1921
Lucy Ann Fisk
1843–1866
Mary Elizabeth Fiske
1846–1920
George W Fiske
1850–1902
Andrew Fiske
1854–1930

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (8)

1808
Age 3
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812
Age 7
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
Age 16
A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in western Norway, named from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ + vin ‘meadow’.2 Danish: metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’.3 English: variant of Fisk .

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

Possible Related Names

Fisk

Sources (57)

  • Henry A Fiske, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Augustus H Fiske, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Augustus H Fiske, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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