FISHER, Wilbur Roy

Male 1895 - 1958  (63 years)


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  • Name FISHER, Wilbur Roy 
    Born 13 Oct 1895  Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    CENSUS 18 Jun 1900  Macomb, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Wilbur living with father Josiah Fisher and mother Catherine in the home of his sister Cora and her husband Calvin Inman
      Address: 720 W. Carroll St., Macomb
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Macomb, McDonough Co., IL Roll: 320; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0060; FHL microfilm: 1240320
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Macomb, McDonough Co., IL Roll: 320; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0060; FHL microfilm: 1240320
    CENSUS 4 May 1910  Tennessee Township, Hancock Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Living with the family of his uncle William George.
      Wilbur may be orphaned at this time. Mother Catherine died in 1906. Father Josiah died sometime between 1900 and 1914.
    Census: 1910 U.S. - Tennessee Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: T624_305; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0063; Image: 664; FHL microfilm: 1374318
    Census: 1910 U.S. - Tennessee Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: T624_305; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0063; Image: 664; FHL microfilm: 1374318
    MILI 5 Jun 1917  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW 1 Draft Registration 
    • Address: RR #2, Blandinsville, IL
      Occupation: Farmer
      Martial status: Single
      Appearance: Tall, medium build, light brown eyes, light hair
    WW I Draft Registration - Fisher, Wilbur Roy - McDonough Co., IL; Roll: 1614209; Registrar's Report 12-5-11-A, Card No. 18
    WW I Draft Registration - Fisher, Wilbur Roy - McDonough Co., IL; Roll: 1614209; Registrar's Report 12-5-11-A, Card No. 18
    MILI 26 Jun 1918 to 15 May 1919  [6
    WW 1 Military Service 
    • Private, 112th Infantry, 28th Division, Co. A
      Enlisted: 26 Jun 1918
      Honorable discharge: 15 May 1919
    CENSUS 16 Jan 1920  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Living with family of Charles and Dora Riser; Wilbur listed as a nephew
      Occupation: Farm Laborer, working out
      Can read and write
    Census: 1920 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: T625_385; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 52; Image: 804
    Census: 1920 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: T625_385; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 52; Image: 804
    CENSUS 10 Apr 1930  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Married at age 27
      Can read and write
      Occupation: Farmer, Grain
      Wilbur's farm listed as rented
      Veteran: Yes
      Listed as living with Wilbur and wife Bessie, a boarder Wendell Simmons, age 11
    Census: 1930 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: 533; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 164.0; FHL microfilm: 2340268
    Census: 1930 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: 533; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 164.0; FHL microfilm: 2340268
    CENSUS 23 Apr 1940  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Owns home; value: $300
      Education: 8th grade
      Living in same house as in 1935
      Occupation: Farm operator
    Census: 1940 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: T627_839; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 55-13
    Census: 1940 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: T627_839; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 55-13
    MILI 27 Apr 1942  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW 2 Draft Registration 
    • Address: RR #2, Blandinsville, IL
      Appearance: 6 ft tall, 180 lbs, blue eyes, bald, light complexion
      Interesting that the Registrar who signed Wilbur's registration is Erma Farris, a cousin to Wilbur's father's first wife Nancy E. Farris, and to his aunt Mary Ann (Farris) Fisher
    WW II Draft Registration - Fisher, Wilbur Roy - McDonough Co., IL; Microfilm Series: M2097; Microfilm Roll: 85; Serial No. U2875
    WW II Draft Registration - Fisher, Wilbur Roy - McDonough Co., IL; Microfilm Series: M2097; Microfilm Roll: 85; Serial No. U2875
    SSN 347-16-0798 
    Died 22 Dec 1958  Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Died of heart attack (coronary thrombosis) at 10 pm
      Location: Working at home, RR #2, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL
      Occupation: Farmer
      Informant: Wife, Bessie
      Father listed as Si (short for Josiah) Fisher
      Mother: Catherine Geroge
      Veteran: WW I
    Death Certificate: Fisher, Wilbur Roy - 1958
    Death Certificate: Fisher, Wilbur Roy - 1958
    Buried 26 Dec 1958  Friendship Cemetery, Tennessee Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    U.S. Military Headstone Application: Fisher, Wilbur Roy; Serial No. I 372305
    U.S. Military Headstone Application: Fisher, Wilbur Roy; Serial No. I 372305
    Person ID I1144  Main
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2012 

    Father FISHER Josiah,   b. 3 Jun 1848, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1914  (Age < 65 years) 
    Mother GEORGE, Catherine,   b. 17 Sept 1864, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1906, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married Abt 1892  [10
    Family ID F372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bessie 
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2012 19:51:40 
    Family ID F461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Oct 1895 - Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 18 Jun 1900 - Macomb, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 4 May 1910 - Tennessee Township, Hancock Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMILI - WW 1 Draft Registration - 5 Jun 1917 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 16 Jan 1920 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 10 Apr 1930 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 23 Apr 1940 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMILI - WW 2 Draft Registration - 27 Apr 1942 - McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Dec 1958 - Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Dec 1958 - Friendship Cemetery, Tennessee Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S328] Death Certificate: Fisher, Wilbur Roy - 1958, (Division Of Vital Records), State File No. 58169., State File No. 58169 (Reliability: 3), 24 Dec 1958.

    2. [S174] WW I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918, (Ancestry,com), Roll: 1614209; Registrar's Report 12-5-11-A, Card No. 18 (Reliability: 3), 5 Jun 1917.

    3. [S246] WW II Draft Registration Cards 1942, (Ancestry.com), Microfilm Series: M2097; Microfilm Roll: 85; Serial No. U2875 (Reliability: 3), 27 Apr 1942.

    4. [S115] Census: 1900 U.S. - Macomb, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll: 320; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0060; FHL microfilm: 1240320 (Reliability: 2), 18 Jun 1900.

    5. [S333] Census: 1910 U.S. - Tennessee Township, McDonough Co., IL, (Ancestry.com), Roll: T624_305; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0063; Image: 664; FHL microfilm: 1374318 (Reliability: 2), 4 May 1910.

    6. [S331] Military Headstone Applications 1925-1963, (Ancestry.com), Serial No. I372305 (Reliability: 3), 29 Dec 1958.

    7. [S332] Census: 1920 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll: T625_385; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 52; Image: 804 (Reliability: 2), 16 Jan 1920.

    8. [S329] Census: 1930 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll: 533; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 164.0; FHL microfilm: 2340268 (Reliability: 2), 10 Apr 1930.

    9. [S330] Census: 1940 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll: T627_839; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 55-13 (Reliability: 2), 23 Apr 1940.

    10. [S115] Census: 1900 U.S. - Macomb, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll: T623_320 Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 60 (Reliability: 3), 18 Jun 1900.