Helen Mary Fisher

Brief Life History of Helen Mary

When Helen Mary Fisher was born in 1902, in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Allen Fisher, was 27 and her mother, Agnes Augusta Prouty, was 27. She had at least 1 daughter with Ray Newman McIntosh. She lived in Athol, Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 40 years. She died in 1972, in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Ray Newman McIntosh
1899–1959
Helen Mary Fisher
1902–1972
Agnes Virginia McIntosh
1921–2002

Sources (16)

  • Helen McIntosh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fisher, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Helen Fisher Mcintosh in entry for A Virginia Mcintosh Berry Peters, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle English fis(sc)her(e) ‘fisherman’ (Old English fiscere). In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from many other languages, including German Fischer and its Slavic(ized) variant Fišer (see Fiser ), Dutch Visser , Hungarian Halász (see Halasz ), Italian Pescatore , Slovenian Ribič (see Ribic ), and Croatian Ribić or Ribar .

English: in a few cases, possibly a topographic name for someone who lived near a fish weir on a river, from Middle English fis(sc)hwere, fisshyar ‘fish weir’ (Old English fiscwer, fiscgear), or a habitational name from a place so named, such as Fisher in North Mundham, Sussex.

Irish: translation into English of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. See Braden .

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

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