Thalia Bell Fisher

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Henry Hiram Wagoner
1870–1957
Thalia Bell Fisher
1875–1936
Marriage: 1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1926
Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Female1857–1915Female

    Ida Amelia Fisher

    Female1860–1924Female

    William Martin Fisher

    Male1861–1940Male

    Thomas Jackson Fisher

    Male1863–1934Male

    James Jackson Fisher

    Male1863–Male

+7 More Children

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

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)

  • Thalia A Wagoner in household of Harry H Wagoner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thalia Fisher in household of Martin Fisher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Miss Thale Fisher in household of Mr. M W Fisher, "United States Census, 1900"

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