Joseph Armstrong Fisher

28 July 1841–5 February 1922 (Age 80)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Armstrong

When Joseph Armstrong Fisher was born on 28 July 1841, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Fisher, was 39 and his mother, Evaline McLean, was 35. He married Sarah Lovina Harris on 20 December 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Forest Dale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 5 February 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Armstrong Fisher
1841–1922
Sarah Lovina Harris
1846–1905
Marriage: 20 December 1862
Sarah Elizabeth Fisher
1864–1929
Cora Arvilla Fisher
1865–1951
Geneva Jane Fisher
1868–1946
Edith Evaline Fisher
1871–1873
Joseph Elmer Fisher
1873–1952
Ernest Sumner Fisher
1875–1931
Ella Florence Fisher
1879–1979
Belva Lovina Fisher
1884–1921

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1842 · Relief Society Organized
    Age 1
    The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 7
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1863
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Fischer

    Story Highlight

    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 (80)

    • Jos A Fisher in entry for Abbie Josephine Fisher, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Joseph Armstrong Fisher, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Joseph A Fisher in entry for David Merrill Fisher and Dorothy Gay Hood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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