Edward Franklin Fish

18 January 1874–20 July 1953 (Age 79)
Vinton, Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life of Edward Franklin

When Edward Franklin Fish was born on 18 January 1874, in Vinton, Benton, Iowa, United States, his father, Henry Fish, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Miller, was 33. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Eva Mae Colvin. He lived in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Franklin Township, Allamakee, Iowa, United States for about 40 years. He died on 20 July 1953, in Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Waukon Junction, Allamakee, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Franklin Fish
1874–1953
Eva Mae Colvin
1904–1975
Elizabeth Leona Fish
1928–1996
Arthur Edward Fish
1929–1981
Anna May Fish
1931–1958
John Henry Fish
1932–2002
Deve Jane Fish
1935–2002
Thomas Franklin Fish
1938–1976

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Elizabeth Leona Fish

    Female1928–1996Female

    Male1929–1981Male

    Female1931–1958Female

    John Henry Fish

    Male1932–2002Male

    Deve Jane Fish

    Female1935–2002Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Thomas Jefferson Fish

    Male1857–1928Male

    William Henry Fish

    Male1859–1860Male

    John Fish

    Male1861–1861Male

    Isaac Jacob Fish

    Male1862–1942Male

    Female1865–1950Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878

Age 4

USGS Database describes Waukon Junction as a Post Office, Locale, Populated Place Place, Railroad Station. Post Office dates Adams Junction 1878-1880, Waukon Junction 1880-1954.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English fische, fish ‘fish’, a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish.2 Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Fisch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward G Fish, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Fish, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward H Fish in household of Louis E Fish, "United States Census, 1910"

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