Jessie Jane Fisher

Female27 August 1895–28 May 1985

Brief Life History of Jessie Jane

When Jessie Jane Fisher was born on 27 August 1895, in Martinsville, Washington Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States, her mother, Amanda M Kays, was 45 and her father, James Lewis Fisher, was 44. She married Hubert Mac McGinnis on 1 September 1932, in Clark, Indiana, United States. She lived in Indianapolis, Custer, Oklahoma, United States in 1938. She died on 28 May 1985, in Princeton, Patoka Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mayo Cemetery, Patoka Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States.

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Hubert Mac McGinnis
Jessie Jane Fisher
Marriage: 1 September 1932

Sources (2)

  • Jessie Fisher, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Mrs Jessie Mcginis in entry for Mrs Amanda Fisher, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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  • Marriage
    1 September 1932Clark, Indiana, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    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.


    Age 12

    Oklahoma is the 46th state.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 24

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    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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