David Fisk

about 1796–19 April 1885 (Age 89)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of David

David Fisk was born about 1796, in South Carolina, United States. He had at least 1 daughter with Nancy. He died on 19 April 1885, in Cassville, Bartow, Georgia, United States, at the age of 89.

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David Fisk
1796–1885
Nancy
1795–1883
Elizabeth C. Fisk
1827–1902

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 7

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 26

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a fish in some way, from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ (cognate with Old English fisc).

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

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