FISHER Josiah

Male 1848 - Bef 1914  (< 65 years)


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  • Name FISHER Josiah 
    Born 3 Jun 1848  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    CENSUS 01 Oct 1850  Township 8 N 6 W, Henderson Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • A few errors by census-taker: John and Margaret were born in Pennsylvania to Thomas and his first wife Mary Kells Fisher. Cyrus should read Matthias. Have seen no other reference to Matthias' first or middle name being Cyrus.
    Census: 1850 U.S. - Township 8 N 6 W, Henderson  Co., IL Roll  M432_109; Page: 84B; Image: 530
    Census: 1850 U.S. - Township 8 N 6 W, Henderson Co., IL Roll M432_109; Page: 84B; Image: 530
    CENSUS 22 Aug 1860  LaHarpe Township, Hancock Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census: 1860 U.S. - LaHarpe Township, Hancock Co., IL; Roll: M653_184; Page: 983; Image: 729; Family History Library Film: 803184
    Census: 1860 U.S. - LaHarpe Township, Hancock Co., IL; Roll: M653_184; Page: 983; Image: 729; Family History Library Film: 803184
    CENSUS 28 Jun 1870  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Occupation: Laborer.
      Josiah living with his future brother-in-law in the census: William J. brother of future wife Nancy E. Farris
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Roll: M593_256; Page: 458B; Image: 246; Family History Library Film: 545755
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Roll: M593_256; Page: 458B; Image: 246; Family History Library Film: 545755
    CENSUS 02 Jun 1880  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Occupation: Works on farm.
      Josiah shown living with step-brother John Fisher. Josiah's daughter Cora is listed twice in the census, first living with Josiah in John Fisher's family, also living next door with the the family of her uncle William Farris.
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, Roll: 227; Family History Film: 1254227; Page: 393C; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 0789
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, Roll: 227; Family History Film: 1254227; Page: 393C; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 0789
    OCCU 15 SEPT 1881  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    RESI 15 SEPT 1881  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    CENSUS 18 Jun 1900  Macomb, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Josiah, wife Catherine and son Wilbur living with daughter Cora and her husband Calvin Inman
      Address: 720 W. Carroll St., Macomb
      Occupation: Day laborer
      Can read and write
    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
    Died Bef 1914 
    Person ID I186  Main
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2012 

    Father FISHER Thomas,   b. 11 Mar 1791, Ligonier, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1879, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother BROWN Elizabeth,   b. 23 Aug 1806, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1900, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 22 Feb 1838 
    Notes 
    • Thomas Fisher was born in Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania, March 11, 1791, and died at his home in Blandinsville, in 1868. He settled in McDonough county in 1844, coming from Hancock county, Illinois, where he had settled in 1840. His first wife died, and he was again married to Elizabeth Brown, by whom there were four children. [9]
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 FARRIS Nancy E.,   b. Abt 1854, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1878, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1871  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. FISHER Cora,   b. Apr 1873, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2009 17:50:29 
    Family ID F337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 GILMOUR or GILMOURE Elizabeth S. C.,   b. Abt 1863, Monroe Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 15 Sep 1881  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Address:
    Residence of William J. Ferris 
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2009 20:28:44 
    Family ID F63  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 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  [13
    Children 
     1. FISHER, Wilbur Roy,   b. 13 Oct 1895, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1958, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2009 22:03:26 
    Family ID F372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 01 Oct 1850 - Township 8 N 6 W, Henderson Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 22 Aug 1860 - LaHarpe Township, Hancock Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 28 Jun 1870 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Oct 1871 - McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 02 Jun 1880 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOCCU - Farmer - 15 SEPT 1881 - McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRESI - 15 SEPT 1881 - McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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    Residence of William J. Ferris - 15 Sep 1881 - McDonough Co., IL
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    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 18 Jun 1900 - Macomb, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [SR47] Marriage Return: Fisher, Josiah and Elizabeth S. C. Gilmour/Gilmoure, (Illinois State Board of Health), License No. 1098. (Reliability: 3), 15 Sep 1881.
      5. Place of Birth, McDonough Co Illinois
      6. Father's Name, Thomas Fisher
      7. Mother's Maiden Name, Elizabeth Brown

    2. [S102] Census: 1850 U.S. - Township 8 N 6 W, Henderson Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll M432_109; Page: 84B; Image: 530 (Reliability: 2), 01 Oct 1850.

    3. [S83] Census: 1860 U.S. - LaHarpe Township, Hancock Co., IL, (Ancestry,com), Roll: M653_184; Page: 983; Image: 730. (Reliability: 3), 22 Aug 1860.

    4. [S84] Census: 1870 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, (Ancestry,com), Roll: M593_256; Page: 458B; Image: 246; Family History Library Film: 545755. (Reliability: 3), 28 Jun 1870.

    5. [S86] Census: 1880 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll: 227; Family History Film: 1254227; Page: 393C; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 0789 (Reliability: 3), 02 Jun 1880.

    6. [SR47] Marriage Return: Fisher, Josiah and Elizabeth S. C. Gilmour/Gilmoure, (Illinois State Board of Health), License No. 1098. (Reliability: 3), 15 Sep 1881.
      3. Occupation, Farmer

    7. [SR47] Marriage Return: Fisher, Josiah and Elizabeth S. C. Gilmour/Gilmoure, (Illinois State Board of Health), License No. 1098. (Reliability: 3), 15 Sep 1881.
      2. Place of Residence, McDonough Co Illinois

    8. [S115] Census: 1900 U.S. - Macomb, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll: 320; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0060; FHL microfilm: 1240320 (Reliability: 3), 18 Jun 1900.

    9. [S67] History of McDonough County, Illinois - 1885, ((Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Co., 1885)), 977.342 H2., p. 644 (Reliability: 2), 1885.

    10. [SR46] Marriage License: Fisher, Josiah and Nancy E. Farris, (Illinois State Board of Health), License No. 4324. (Reliability: 3), 15 Sep 1881.
      I hereby Certify that I joined in the HOLY STATE OF MATRIMONY, Mr. Josiah Fisher and Miss Nancy E Farris on the Fifteenth day of October in the Year of our Lord, One Thousand, Eight Hundred and Seventy one.

    11. [SR47] Marriage Return: Fisher, Josiah and Elizabeth S. C. Gilmour/Gilmoure, (Illinois State Board of Health), License No. 1098. (Reliability: 3), 15 Sep 1881.
      16. Married at Residence W J Farris in the County of McDonough, and State of Illinois, the 15th day of September 1881

    12. [SR48] Marriage License: Fisher, Josiah and Elizabeth S. C. Gilmour/Gilmoure, (Illinois State Board of Health), License No. 1098. (Reliability: 3), 15 Sep 1881.
      I J W B Hamilton a Justice of the Peace hereby certify that Mr. Josiah Fisher and Miss Elizabeth S. C. Gilmoure were united in Marriage by me at Residence of W. J. Farris in the County of McDonough, and State of Illinois on the 15th day of September A.D. 1881

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