Nathaniel Bright Fish

Brief Life History of Nathaniel Bright

When Nathaniel Bright Fish was born on 7 May 1879, in Stephens, Callaway, Missouri, United States, his father, William Cunningham Fish, was 32 and his mother, Frances Bright, was 31. He married Alice McCown on 24 June 1903, in Auxvasse, Callaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bourbon Township, Callaway, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Cleveland Township, Callaway, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 14 August 1959, in Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States.

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Nathaniel Bright Fish
1879–1959
Alice McCown
1884–1967
Marriage: 24 June 1903
Ned Roberts Fish
1904–1988

Sources (9)

  • Nat Fish, "United States Census, 1930"
  • N B Fish, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Nathaniel Bright Fish, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English fish, fisch, fisk ‘fish’ (Old English fisc, Old Norse fiskr), a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish.

Americanized form of German Fisch , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname. The surname of Jewish and German origin is also found in Britain.

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Poisson ‘fish’.

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

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