Henry Doctor Lish

10 March 1849–28 September 1919 (Age 70)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Doctor

When Henry Doctor Lish was born on 10 March 1849, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, William Seely Lish, was 24 and his mother, Fairzina Christina Cornwell, was 22. He married Luella Abigail Norton on 11 April 1877, in Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1850 and Portneuf, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 28 September 1919, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Norton Cemetery, McCammon, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Doctor Lish
Luella Abigail Norton
Marriage: 11 April 1877
Alanson Norton Lish
Fairzina Lish
Henry Earl Lish
William Albert Lish
Jessie Allen Lish
Eleanor May Lish
Edith Luella Lish
Andrew Franklin Lish
Julia Norton Lish
Charles Seeley Lish
Golden Howard Lish

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1877Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 19
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: shortened form of McLeish . Alternatively, perhaps a nickname from the Scots and northern English adjective leish, lish ‘active, nimble, strong, supple’, although the word is not recorded before the late 18th century. The surname is first noted in 1566 in Edinburgh.Americanized form of German Liesch 1.Probably also an Americanized form of Sorbian Liš or of its Germanized form Liesch 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    William Seely Lish Sr.

    Lish, William Seely Note Mormon Pioneer of 1850. (son of Joseph Lions Lish and Harriet Ann Tripp). He was born November 9, 1824, Minisink, Orange county, New York. Came to Utah 1850. Married: Fai …

    Sources (52)

    • Henry Lish in household of William L Lish, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Henry Lish in entry for Jesse Duncan and Eleanor Norton, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Henry Lish, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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