Ella ELiza Fisher

Brief Life History of Ella ELiza

When Ella ELiza Fisher was born on 23 February 1861, in Pleasant Vale Township, Pike, Illinois, United States, her father, John Parley Fisher, was 23 and her mother, Mary Jane Emerson, was 21. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. She died in 1879, in New Canton, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Stoney Point Cemetery, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Parley Fisher
1837–1865
Mary Jane Emerson
1839–1873
William Edward Fisher
1859–1940
Ella ELiza Fisher
1861–1879
John Fisher
1862–1864
Albert E. Fisher
1864–

Sources (1)

  • Eliza Fisher in household of Jackson Fisher, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

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.

Irish: translation into English of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. See Braden .

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

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