George Fisher

MaleJanuary 1892–

Brief Life History of George

When George Fisher was born in January 1892, in Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Marion Fisher, was 33 and his mother, Mary Alice Allred, was 25. He lived in Pleasant Vale Township, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Buffalo Township, Pike, Missouri, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Charles Marion Fisher
1858–1921
Mary Alice Allred
1866–1923
Effie Fisher
1888–1970
George Fisher
1892–

Sources (4)

  • George Fisher in household of Charles W Fisher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dr George C Fisher in entry for Mrs Effie Fusselman, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • George Fisher in household of Charles Fisher, "United States Census, 1910"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 0

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

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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