Catherine Fisher

24 March 1813–30 December 1896 (Age 83)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Fisher was born on 24 March 1813, in Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Fisher Sr., was 39 and her mother, Barbara Ann Coile, was 35. She married Abiah Wright on 4 March 1833, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pike, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Barry Township, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 30 December 1896, in Barry, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Barry, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abiah Wright
1809–1884
Catherine Fisher
1813–1896
Marriage: 4 March 1833
Eliza Jane Wright
1833–1901
Amy Wright
1852–
Edwin Wright
1853–1859
Joseph Wright
1836–1863
Robert Newton Wright
1838–1897
Barbara Ann Wright
1840–1923
James Finlay Wright
1844–1909
Bela Smith Wright
1847–1913
John Fulton Wright
1850–1943
Alexander McLean Wright
1852–1915
Mary Rebecca Wright
1856–1899

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1833Ross, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
    Age 11
    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Fischer

    Sources (19)

    • Kate Fisher in entry for John Fulton Wright, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Catherine Wright in household of Abiah Wright, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Catherine Fisher, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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