Elizabeth Fish

16 February 1748–24 July 1771 (Age 23)
Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Fish was born on 16 February 1748, in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Capt Nathaniel Fish, was 24 and her mother, Susanna Keith, was 22. She married Roger Thompson on 12 January 1769, in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 24 July 1771, in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 23.

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Roger Thompson
Elizabeth Fish
Marriage: 12 January 1769
Zadoc Thomson
Elizabeth Thompson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1769Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children


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    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English fish, fisch, fisk ‘fish’ (Old English fisc, Old Norse fiskr), a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish.Americanized form of German Fisch , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname. The surname of Jewish and German origin is also found in Britain.Americanized form (translation into English) of French Poisson ‘fish’.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Elizabeth in entry for Elizabeth Thompson, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Elizabeth Thompson, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
    • Elisabeth Fish, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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