Susan Fisher

–September 1874
Clinton County, Ohio

The Life of Susan

Susan Fisher was born as the daughter of Hiram Fisher and Rebecca Pierson. She lived in Union Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died in September 1874, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, and was buried in Cherry Grove Cemetery, Ridgeville, Randolph, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Fisher
1788–1871
Rebecca Pierson
1792–
Jane Fisher
1821–
Susannah Fisher
1834–
Susan Fisher
–1874
Mary Fisher
1823–1886
Amos Fisher
1825–1883
Elizabeth Fisher
1827–1875
Jemina Fisher
1829–
Isaac A. Fisher
1831–1912

Parents and Siblings

    Male1788–1871Male

    Rebecca Pierson

    Female1792–Female

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World Events (8)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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.

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Sources (1)

  • Susan Fisher in household of Hiram Fisher, "United States Census, 1860"

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