Reuhannah Fisher

27 February 1847–4 June 1875 (Age 28)
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Reuhannah

When Reuhannah Fisher was born on 27 February 1847, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, Joseph Fisher, was 45 and her mother, Evaline McLean, was 41. She married Joseph Henry Brim on 10 February 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 4 June 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Henry Brim
1840–1939
Reuhannah Fisher
1847–1875
Marriage: 10 February 1861
Joseph Alexander Brim
1865–1935
Alfred Brim
Joseph Brim
Nora Brim Pope
Nona Alfretta Brim
1866–1961
Ella Jane Amelia Brim
1868–1956
Sarah Evelyn Brim
1870–1962
Anna Cicley Brim
1872–1960

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1848
    Age 1
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1854
    Age 7
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    1863
    Age 16
    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 (17)

    • Hannah Bruier in household of Joseph Bruier, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rhumaha Fisher in entry for Carl Johnson and Eva Brimm, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Rushama Fisher in entry for Joseph Alexander Brimn, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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