Hellen Maria Fisher

20 September 1835–3 September 1907 (Age 71)
Fallston, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Hellen Maria

When Hellen Maria Fisher was born on 20 September 1835, in Fallston, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Fisher, was 33 and her mother, Evaline McLean, was 29. She married John Smith on 25 December 1853, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 3 September 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Smith
1832–1911
Hellen Maria Fisher
1835–1907
Marriage: 25 December 1853
Elizabeth Maria Smith
1853–1891
Hyrum Fisher Smith
1856–1923
Lucy Smith
1858–1938
Don Carlos Smith
1861–1937
Joseph Smith
1865–1912
Evaline Smith
1867–1878
Alvin Fisher Smith
1867–1955
John David Smith
1870–1881
Hellen Jerusha Smith
1872–1881

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1853Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1846
    Age 11
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 28
    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 (62)

    • Hellin Smith in household of John Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Helen M. Fisher in entry for Don C. Smith and Lillie Perkins, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Ellen Maria Smith in entry for Elizabeth M S Evans, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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