Simon J. Fisne

15 October 1896–25 December 1964 (Age 68)
Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Simon J.

When Simon J. Fisne was born on 15 October 1896, in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Michael Fisne, was 27 and his mother, margaret Fersing, was 29. He died on 25 December 1964, at the age of 68.

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Michael Fisne
margaret Fersing
Simon J. Fisne

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    Michael Fisne


    margaret Fersing




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Finn 1, 2, and 4.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named, from finn ‘matgrass (Nardus stricta)’ or finn ‘Lapp’ + vin ‘meadow’.3 Danish: habitational name from various fields or places so named in Germany.

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

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