Thalia Bell Fisher

December 1875–6 February 1936 (Age 60)
Rochester, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Thalia Bell

When Thalia Bell Fisher was born in December 1875, in Rochester, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Martin W Fisher, was 44 and her mother, Theresa Gill Owen, was 36. She married Henry Hiram Wagoner in 1926, in Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in North Sewickley, Franklin Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 6 February 1936, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Allegheny County Memorial Park, McCandless, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Henry Hiram Wagoner
Thalia Bell Fisher
Marriage: 1926

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  • Marriage
    1926Pennsylvania, United States
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    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 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
    Age 2
    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
    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

    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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    Sources (11)

    • Thalia A Wagoner in household of Harry H Wagoner, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Thalia Fisher in household of Martin Fisher, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963

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