Elmira E. Fisk

7 May 1838–1902 (Age 63)
Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States

The Life of Elmira E.

When Elmira E. Fisk was born on 7 May 1838, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States, her father, James William Fisk, was 49 and her mother, Eleanor Ransom, was 41. She married Isaac Miles Cravath on 26 December 1860. She died in 1902, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 64.

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Isaac Miles Cravath
Elmira E. Fisk
Marriage: 26 December 1860

Spouse and Children

26 December 1860

Parents and Siblings




    Luther R Fisk


    Phebe Maria Fisk




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 9

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a fish in some way, from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ (cognate with Old English fisc).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmira E Cravath in household of Isaac M Cravath, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elmira E Fisk in household of Ives G Miles, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elmira Fisk in household of James Fisk, "United States Census, 1850"

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