Frank Frederick Fisher

10 May 1875–1 January 1947 (Age 71)
Chicago, Putnam, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank Frederick

Frank Frederick Fisher was born on 10 May 1875, in Chicago, Putnam, Illinois, United States as the son of Linart Fisher and Mary L Eckardt. He married Emma Pearl Hepner on 2 May 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ely Township, White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1940. He died on 1 January 1947, in Ruth, White Pine, Nevada, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ely Cemetery, Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States.

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Frank Frederick Fisher
Emma Pearl Hepner
Marriage: 2 May 1905
Pearl Ione Fisher
Howard Fredrick Fisher
Virginia Elizabeth Fisher
James Chester Fisher
Alice Irene Fisher
Frank Eugene Fisher
Hazel May Fisher

Spouse and Children

2 May 1905
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Linart Fisher


    Mary L Eckardt




World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a fisherman, Middle English fischer. The name has also been used in Ireland as a loose equivalent of Braden . As an American family name, this has absorbed cognates and names of similar meaning from many other European languages, including German Fischer, Dutch Visser, Hungarian Halász, Italian Pescatore, Polish Rybarz, etc.2 In a few cases, the English name may in fact be a topographic name for someone who lived near a fish weir on a river, from the Old English term fisc-gear ‘fish weir’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, Yiddish fisher, German Fischer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank T Fisher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank F Fisher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Fisher, "United States Census, 1940"

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