James Thomas Fisher

2 September 1854–4 March 1940 (Age 85)
Lafayette, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of James Thomas

When James Thomas Fisher was born on 2 September 1854, in Lafayette, Missouri, United States, his father, Martin Fischer, was 27 and his mother, Julia Ann Oster, was 30. He married Mary Katherine Creason in 1879. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Bonsall, San Diego, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 March 1940, in Oceanside, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Oceanview Cemetery, Oceanside, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Fisher
1854–1940
Mary Katherine Creason
1856–1938
Marriage: 1879
Sarah Blanche Fisher
1880–
James Henry "Bud" Fisher
1882–
Myrtle Fisher
1883–1979
Sadie Louise Fisher
1885–1934
Lola May Fisher
1887–1969
Thomas Ray Fisher
1890–1978
William Martian Fisher
1891–
Charles Alfred Fisher
1893–1979
Mary Frances Fisher
1895–1992
Frank Scott Fisher
1898–1978
Dorothy M "Dolly" Fisher
1901–1991

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1879
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864
    Age 10
    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: C. J. Glausen BIRTH 1854 DEATH 1864 (aged 9–10) BURIAL Oceanview Cemetery Oceanside, San Diego County, California, USA MEMORIAL ID 83432261 · View Source
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 27
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Fischer

    Sources (19)

    • James T Fisher in entry for Mary Kathryn Fisher, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • James F Fisher, "United States Census, 1910"
    • James Fisher in entry for Frank S Fisher and Ruby Lera Billingsley, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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