Amanda Tinker

21 October 1821–1904 (Age 82)
Hinsdale, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Amanda

When Amanda Tinker was born on 21 October 1821, in Hinsdale, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nehemiah Tinker, was 47 and her mother, Martha Caswell, was 51. She married Miles Fisher on 14 December 1842. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1904, in Rochester, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rochester, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Miles Fisher
Amanda Tinker
Marriage: 14 December 1842
Rose Lorinda Fisher
Delia Lydia Fisher
Osceola Eleazor Fisher
Henry Fisher

Spouse and Children

    Miles Fisher



14 December 1842


    Rose Lorinda Fisher


    Delia Lydia Fisher



    Henry Fisher


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 15

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): occupational name for a mender of pots and pans, Middle English tink(l)er (of uncertain etymology).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Fischer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amanda Fisher in household of Miles Fisher, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amanda Fisher in household of Miles Fisher, "United States Census, 1870"

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