Susannah Fish

13 March 1825–6 February 1888 (Age 62)
Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Susannah

When Susannah Fish was born on 13 March 1825, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Fish, was 19 and her mother, Mary Ann Mansfield, was 19. She married John Hoy on 22 December 1844, in Thorpe, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Norwich St Clement, Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 6 February 1888, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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John Hoy
Susannah Fish
Marriage: 22 December 1844
John William Hoy
William Thomas Hoy
John Joseph Hoy
Susannah Hoy
William Hoy Smith
Eliza Fish Hoy

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  • Marriage
    22 December 1844Thorpe, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 18
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English fish, fisch, fisk ‘fish’ (Old English fisc, Old Norse fiskr), a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish.Americanized form of German Fisch , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname. The surname of Jewish and German origin is also found in Britain.Americanized form (translation into English) of French Poisson ‘fish’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Journal of Thomas Price Smith Edited by Robert Smith Melville Great Grandson

    Preface: I am indebted to Thomas Price Smith for his keeping a journal for a significant portion of his life and to those who were guardians of the journal before it reached the Family History Cente …

    Sources (38)

    • Susan Smith in household of P Thomas Smith, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Susanna Fish, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Susian Feath in entry for William H. Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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