Anna Maria Fish

14 May 1842–26 April 1905 (Age 62)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Anna Maria

When Anna Maria Fish was born on 14 May 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Horace Fish, was 43 and her mother, Hannah Leavitt, was 36. She married Sidney Rigdon Burton on 22 March 1859, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 26 April 1905, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Parowan City Cemetery, Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Rigdon Burton
Anna Maria Fish
Marriage: 22 March 1859
Julia Maria Burton
Sidney Rigdon Burton Jr
Lydia R. Burton
Horace Nathanial Burton
Hannah Orrilla Burton
Joseph Franklin Burton
Edward Ambrose Burton
William Marian Burton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1859Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 3
    "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 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 19
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    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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    A History of Sidney Rigdon Burton

    Sidney Rigdon Burton was born January 8, 1838 in Clay County, Missouri. He was the son of John Newton Burton and Susan McCord, daughter of James McCord and Elizabeth Barnet. The Burtons were of Eng …

    Sources (17)

    • Anna M Banton in household of Sydney Banton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Hannah Marie Fish in entry for Sidney Rigdon Burton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Annie Barton, "United States Census, 1900"

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