Sarah Fisher

about 1780–
Wedmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Fisher was born about 1780, in Wedmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edmund Fisher, was 30 and her mother, Hannah, was 26. She married James Bunn on 9 June 1809, in Bedminster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

James Bunn
1771–1825
Sarah Fisher
1780–
Marriage: 9 June 1809
Phoebe Bunn
1810–1903
Eliza Bunn
1810–1811
Isaac Bunn
1813–1816
Elizabeth Bunn
1815–1815
James Bunn
1816–1816
Isaac Bunn
1816–
Elizabeth Bunn
1818–1898

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1809Bedminster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
    Age 7
    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
    1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
    Age 9
    "Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
    1815
    Age 35
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    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

    Sources (22)

    • Sarah in entry for John Bunn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Sarah Bunn, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Sarah in entry for Elizabeth Bunn, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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