Ida Amarintha Fisher

30 September 1898–3 November 1979 (Age 81)
Franklinton, Washington, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Ida Amarintha

When Ida Amarintha Fisher was born on 30 September 1898, in Franklinton, Washington, Louisiana, United States, her father, Eugene Merida Fisher, was 25 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Walters, was 24. She married John Will Williams on 10 January 1924, in Smith, Texas, United States. She lived in Ward Four, Washington, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Anderson, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 3 November 1979, in Palestine, Anderson, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Montalba, Anderson, Texas, United States.

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John Will Williams
Ida Amarintha Fisher
Marriage: 10 January 1924

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  • Marriage
    10 January 1924Smith, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
    Age 3
    "Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
    Age 22
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    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.

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    Sources (9)

    • Ida Fisher in household of Eugene Fisher, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Ida Fisher, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Ida Williams, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"

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