Peter Fish Reverend

1751–1810 (Age 59)
Newtown, Queens, New York, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Fish Reverend was born on 23 November 1751, in Newtown, Queens, New York, United States, his father, Nathaniel Rufus Fish, was 50 and his mother, Jannnetie Berrien, was 35. He married Hannah Hankinson on 30 June 1785, in Middlesex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in New Jersey, United States in 1788. In 1785, at the age of 37, his occupation is listed as minister of first presbyterian church of newtown in New York, United States. He died on 12 November 1810, in Newtown, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Elmhurst, Queens, New York Colony, British Colonial America.

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Peter Fish Reverend
Hannah Hankinson
Marriage: 30 June 1785
Elizabeth Fish
Thomas Fletcher Fish
Gilbert Woodward Fish
Kenneth Hankinson Fish
Nancy Fish
John Berrien Fish Rev.
Nathaniel Fish
Jane Eleanor Fish
Ann Fish
Susan Marie Fish
William Fish

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30 June 1785
Middlesex, New Jersey, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 24

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 25

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 32

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English fische, fish ‘fish’, a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish.2 Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Fisch .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Peter Fish, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Peter Fish, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Peter Fish in entry for Susan M. Fish Van Doren, "Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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