Josephine O. Waggoner

5 February 1860–18 March 1961 (Age 101)
Liberty Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States

The Life of Josephine O.

When Josephine O. Waggoner was born on 5 February 1860, in Liberty Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States, her father, Samuel Waggoner, was 34 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Spradling, was 26. She married Nathan A. Fisher on 1 March 1879, in Wabash, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Wayne Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 18 March 1961, in Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Mount Etna, Jefferson Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan A. Fisher
Josephine O. Waggoner
Marriage: 1 March 1879
Marvin F Fisher
Charles W Fisher
Walter S Fisher
Homer Glenn Fisher
Oliver L Fisher
Walter Fisher

Spouse and Children

1 March 1879
Wabash, Indiana, United States


    Marvin F Fisher


    Charles W Fisher


    Walter S Fisher


    Homer Glenn Fisher


    Oliver L Fisher


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Elizabeth Spradling




World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 30

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Wagoner .2 Americanized form of German Wagner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Fisher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Josephine Fisher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josephine Wagoner in household of Saml Wagoner, "United States Census, 1860"

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