Alfred Edward Fisher

about 1903–10 August 1974 (Age 71)
Parkville, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Alfred Edward

When Alfred Edward Fisher was born about 1903, his father, John Joseph Fisher, was 44 and his mother, Kate Elizabeth Wilson, was 45. He married Isabella McKenzie in 1930, in Victoria, Australia. He died on 10 August 1974, in Parkville, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 71.

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Alfred Edward Fisher
Isabella McKenzie
Marriage: 1930

Spouse and Children

Victoria, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    John Joseph Fisher


    Kate Elizabeth Wilson




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World Events (7)


Age 8

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 11

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 36

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a fisherman, Middle English fischer. The name has also been used in Ireland as a loose equivalent of Braden . As an American family name, this has absorbed cognates and names of similar meaning from many other European languages, including German Fischer, Dutch Visser, Hungarian Halász, Italian Pescatore, Polish Rybarz, etc.2 In a few cases, the English name may in fact be a topographic name for someone who lived near a fish weir on a river, from the Old English term fisc-gear ‘fish weir’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, Yiddish fisher, German Fischer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred Edward Fisher, "Australia, Victoria, Index to Probate Registers, 1841-1989"
  • Alfred Edward Fisher Australia Death record
  • Alfred Edward Fisher Australia Death record

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