Alexander Alphons Fischer

1871–1952 (Age 81)
St. Peters, St. Charles, Missouri, United States

The Life of Alexander Alphons

When Alexander Alphons Fischer was born on 21 August 1871, in St. Peters, St. Charles, Missouri, United States, his father, Roman Fischer, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Schmidt, was 31. He married Carolina Johanna Holtfoerster on 22 April 1893, in St. Charles, St. Charles, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in St. Charles, St. Charles, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Caseyville Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 28 November 1952, in O'Fallon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh Valley Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Alphons Fischer
Carolina Johanna Holtfoerster
Marriage: 22 April 1893
Henrietta Fischer
Roman Victor Fisher
Hildegardis Geogiana Wilhelmina Fisher
Mathilda Caroline Fischer

Spouse & Children

22 April 1893
St. Charles, St. Charles, Missouri, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Roman Fischer


  • Elizabeth Schmidt




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 6

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alex Fisher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alexander Fischer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elex Fisher, "United States Census, 1920"

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