Henry Charles Fisher

1 June 1844–20 October 1929 (Age 85)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Charles

When Henry Charles Fisher was born on 1 June 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Fisher, was 42 and his mother, Evaline McLean, was 38. He married Mary Trek before 1875. He lived in Albion, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 20 October 1929, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Declo Cemetery, Declo, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Henry Charles Fisher
Mary Jane Kingsford
Marriage: 15 October 1875
Charles Alvin Fisher
Frank Madison Fisher
Jane Elizabeth Fisher
Mabel Elgena Fisher
Martin Ray Fisher
Ralph Henry Fisher
Mary Ellen Fisher
Myrtle Elena Fisher
Lucy Maud Fisher
Lucy Ann Fisher
Hazel Irene Fisher
Josephine Gertrude Fisher
Olive May Fisher
Stillborn Fisher

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    15 October 1875Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 23
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Autobiography of James Madison Fisher, Sr.

    The following autobiography was written by James Madison Fisher, Sr. in the year 1906, a year before his death, concerning his father's family. His parents, who were the first Fisher family to join t …

    Sources (30)

    • Henry Chas Fisher in entry for Frank Madison Fisher, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Henry C Fisher, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • H C Fisher in entry for Franklin Fisher and Teresa Matt, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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