Lewis McKinley Fishburn

15 July 1898–21 October 1989 (Age 91)
Macon, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lewis McKinley

When Lewis McKinley Fishburn was born on 15 July 1898, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, his father, Tol Moore Fishburn, was 30 and his mother, Leona Gilla Meador, was 26. He married Lillie Mae Rollins on 4 October 1923, in Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Goldsby Township, McClain, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 21 October 1989, in Purcell, McClain, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Purcell, McClain, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis McKinley Fishburn
Ora Pulliam
Marriage: 17 August 1928
Ronald Moore Fishburn

Spouse and Children

17 August 1928
Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States


    Ronald Moore Fishburn


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Fishbourne in Sussex and the Isle of Wight or Fishburn in Durham, all named from Old English fisc ‘fish’ + burna ‘stream’.2 In some cases, possibly a translation of Fischbach .

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

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Sources (3)

  • L M Fishburn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louis Mc Fishburn in household of Tol M Fishburn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louis M Fishburn, "United States Census, 1930"

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