Henry Doctor Lish

2 October 1837–19 July 1906 (Age 68)
Greenwood, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Doctor

When Henry Doctor Lish was born on 2 October 1837, in Greenwood, Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Lyons Lish, was 34 and his mother, Harriet Ann Tripp, was 30. He married Emily Ellen Allen on 11 April 1861, in Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Deer Lodge, Powell, Montana, United States in 1880. He died on 19 July 1906, in Rockland, Power, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Valley View Cemetery, Rockland, Power, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Doctor Lish
Emily Ellen Allen
Marriage: 11 April 1861
Emily Mariah Lish
Mary Ann Lish
Joseph Henri Lish
Jude Allen Lish
Adah Eleanor Lish
Eddy Lish
Charles Allen Lish
Doctor Alva Lish
Emoretta Lish
Peter Lyons Lish
Bessie Lish
Estella May Lish
Sarah Jane Lish
Andrew Allen Lish

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1861Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 25
    Historical Boundarie 1862: Missoula, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Missoula, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Deer Lodge, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Deer Lodge, Montana Territory, United States 1889: Deer Lodge, Montana, United States 1901: Powell, Montana, United States
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: shortened form of McLeish . Alternatively, perhaps a nickname from the Scots and northern English adjective leish, lish ‘active, nimble, strong, supple’, although the word is not recorded before the late 18th century. The surname is first noted in 1566 in Edinburgh.Americanized form of German Liesch 1.Probably also an Americanized form of Sorbian Liš or of its Germanized form Liesch 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Joseph Lyons Lish

    Lish, Joseph Lions Note Mormon Pioneer of 1850. Born April 8, 1803, Orange, New York. Came to Utah 1850. Married: Harriet Ann Trlpp October 14, 1823, New York (daughter of Blaksley Tripp of New Y …

    Sources (47)

    • H D Lish, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Doc. Lish in entry for Mary Ann Adams, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Henry Lish in household of Timothy Lish, "United States Census, 1850"

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