Mary Lydia Fisk

Female2 April 1847–24 November 1913

Brief Life History of Mary Lydia

When Mary Lydia Fisk was born on 2 April 1847, in Ellicottville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, her father, John Seymour Fisk, was 27 and her mother, Lydia Lucinda Dalby, was 36. She married Charles Wilcox Jr on 2 July 1863, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Ashford, Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1860 and Sunrise Township, Chisago, Minnesota, United States for about 25 years. She died on 24 November 1913, in Harris, Chisago, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sunrise Township, Chisago, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wilcox Jr
Mary Lydia Fisk
Marriage: 2 July 1863
Edwin S Wilcox
Bert Oliver Wilcox
George Tilden Wilcox
Charles John Wilcox
John Cleveland Wilcox
Alice Irene Wilcox

Sources (19)

  • Mary Wilcox in household of P W Davis, "Minnesota State Census, 1875"
  • Mary Fisk in entry for George Tilden Wilcox, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955"
  • Mary Fisk in household of John S Fisk, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 July 1863New York, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 11

    Minnesota is the 32nd state.


    Age 16

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


    Age 18

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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). See Fish 1.

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

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