Elizabeth Fish

Brief Life History 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
1740–
Elizabeth Fish
1748–1771
Marriage: 12 January 1769
Zadoc Thomson
1769–1815
Elizabeth Thompson
1771–1829

Sources (17)

  • Elisabeth Fish, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Elisabeth Fish, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Elizabeth Thompson, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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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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