Mary Zulima Fisher

January 1867–20 February 1964 (Age 97)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary Zulima

When Mary Zulima Fisher was born in January 1867, in Alabama, United States, her father, James Lafayette Fisher, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Cornelia Kennedy, was 28. She married Pelham Portas Aldridge on 26 January 1893, in Wilcox, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Clifton, Wilcox, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 9, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 20 February 1964, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Pelham Portas Aldridge
1869–1948
Mary Zulima Fisher
1867–1964
Marriage: 26 January 1893
James Luther Aldridge
1894–1956
Louise Aldridge
1899–
James McLellan Aldridge
1903–1973
Maggie Aldridge
1903–
Mac L Aldridge
1904–
Clifford F Aldridge
1904–1988

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 January 1893
Wilcox, Alabama, United States
children

(6)

    James Luther Aldridge

    Male1894–1956Male

    Louise Aldridge

    Female1899–Female

    James McLellan Aldridge

    Male1903–1973Male

    Maggie Aldridge

    Female1903–Female

    Mac L Aldridge

    Male1904–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Lafayette Fisher

    Male1838–1907Male

    Sarah Cornelia Kennedy

    Female1838–1909Female

siblings

(4)

    Leila Rebecca Fisher

    Female1864–1937Female

    Female1867–1964Female

    Jane Elizabeth Fisher

    Female1870–1929Female

    James Russell Fisher

    Male1884–1929Male

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1871 · ""

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1871: Jefferson, Alabama, United States
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 28

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a fisherman, Middle English fischer. The name has also been used in Ireland as a loose equivalent of Braden . As an American family name, this has absorbed cognates and names of similar meaning from many other European languages, including German Fischer, Dutch Visser, Hungarian Halász, Italian Pescatore, Polish Rybarz, etc.2 In a few cases, the English name may in fact be a topographic name for someone who lived near a fish weir on a river, from the Old English term fisc-gear ‘fish weir’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, Yiddish fisher, German Fischer.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Z Aldridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Aldridge in household of P P Aldridge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Zuleam Fisher in household of James L Fisher, "United States Census, 1870"

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