George Howard Fisher

Brief Life History of George Howard

When George Howard Fisher was born on 5 December 1872, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, William Frederick Fisher, was 33 and his mother, Millennium Andrus, was 27. He married Amanda Laura Lewis on 20 September 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Oxford, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1900 and World for about 26 years. He died on 29 December 1946, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Howard Fisher
1872–1946
Amanda Laura Lewis
1870–1942
Marriage: 20 September 1893
Henrietta Johnson
1890–1974

Sources (31)

  • George Howard Fisher, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Howard Fisher - birth: 5 December 1872; Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States
  • George H. Fisher, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1890

Idaho is the 43rd state.

1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.

The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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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