America Fisher

about 1844–1899 (Age 55)
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of America

When America Fisher was born about 1844, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, her father, David Tush Fisher, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Barbour, was 33. She married Fry about 1872, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Harrisonville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died in 1899, in Walton, Boone, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Fry
1842–1880
America Fisher
1844–1899
Marriage: about 1872
Lucie A Fry
1873–
Nettie C. Fry
1874–
Ella M. Fry
1876–
William Fry
1879–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1872Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 6
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
    1861
    Age 17
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 78653;2007: 157474; 2010: 214703)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.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Fischer

    Story Highlight

    America Fisher Fry (Burial info)

    Birth: 1841 Death: 1899 Burial: Richwood Presbyterian Cemetery Walton Boone County Kentucky, USA Plot: D - 2 Created by: RWCB Record added: Jun 19, 2014 Find A Grave Memorial# 131576827

    Sources (4)

    • Legacy NFS Source: America Fisher - birth-name: America Fisher
    • America Fry, "United States Census, 1880"
    • America Fisher in household of Edward Barbour, "United States Census, 1850"

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