Some other early New Brunswick Fisher Families


1783-1900



Robert C. Fisher



These are my research notes on some other Fisher families of New Brunswick, kept mainly to help me sort them out from my line of Fishers. As such, the research is not very thorough. Consider these notes starting points for your own research and not the last word on these families. Verify the information with other sources where possible.



York County

Charles Cox and Sarah (Pond) Fisher of St. Mary's

Aaron and Lilly (McLean) Fisher of St. Mary's

James and Bridget Fisher of St. Mary's

William and Amelia Fisher of Fredericton

John and Catherine (Gallagher) Fisher of Prince William


Carleton County

Hugh G. and Sarah (Johnston) Fisher of Brighton

Charles Edward and Phoebe Ann (Boomer) Fisher of Brighton

John and Mary Fisher of Woodstock


Saint John County

John and Eliza Ann (Everitt) Fisher of Saint John

Samuel and Eliza Fisher of Saint John

George Starboard and Deborah (Thrasher) Fisher of Saint John

William and Mary (Swain) Fisher of Saint John and England

James and Ellen Fisher of Loch Lomond (Simonds)


Charlotte County

Turner and Esther (Foster) Fisher of Grand Manan Island

George and Martha Fisher of Oven Head, St. Patrick


Northumberland County

Angus and Elizabeth (Forsyth) Fisher of Northumberland County


Queens County

Peter and Hannah (Noddin) Fisher of Queens County


Kent County

James R. and Charity (Sherwood) Fisher of Kent County


Stray Individuals

Vital Statistics from Miscellaneous New Brunswick Fishers







The Family of Charles Cox and Sarah (Pond) Fisher of St. Mary's



            1. Charles Cox Fisher was born in Nova Scotia about 1814 of Scottish ancestry and first came to New Brunswick in 1836. Footnote He was part of the large Fisher family in the Truro area of Nova Scotia, descended from William Fisher (1716-1777) who emigrated from Londonderry, Ireland to New Hampshire but later settled in Truro in 1762. Footnote Charles Cox Fisher married Sarah E. Pond 14 December 1843, in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church at Fredericton. Footnote She was born 1 December 1823, and died 7 January 1904. Charles Fisher died 20 June 1879, in Marysville, York County. They were buried in the Methodist Cemetery on Canada Street in Marysville, now part of Fredericton. Footnote

            Charles Cox Fisher was a farmer in St. Mary's Parish. Later, his farm became part of the town of Marysville when it was created. He was a Presbyterian but the rest of the family was Methodist. Footnote Disease must have struck the family in 1854 and 1859, in both years two family members died within a few days of one another. One of these deaths was Johanna Fisher, who died 17 September 1854, age 19 or 21. She was too old to have been a daughter of Sarah (Pond) Fisher but was buried in the family plot. She may have been a younger sister of Charles Cox Fisher or a child from a previous marriage.


            Children of Charles Cox and Sarah (Pond) Fisher Footnote :

 

2                 i   Charles Frederick, b. 15 Sep 1845; d. 12 May 1922; m. Elizabeth Augusta Magee, 1 Jul 1874.

                  ii   George L., b. 1847; m. Jane Mosher, 21 Apr 1868 at Fredericton. She was born about 1841 in Nova Scotia. The 1889 and 1903 York Co. directories list a George Fisher who worked at the Empire Cotton Mill in Marysville but the 1901 census data does not match up.

3              iii   Mary Agnes, b. 1849; m. Edward Cadwallader, Esq., BA, 10 Sep 1873

                  iv   Hannah E., b. 1851; d. 17 or 18 Sep 1854

                   v   John R., b. 1853; He may have died 24 June 1872. On that day a “young man named Fisher” drowned near the mill at Nashwaak (Marysville), York County, while trying to save a boy named Charles Murray from drowning. It could also have been his brother George, neither was in the 1881 census.

                vi   Charlotte E., b. 1855; d. 8 Sep 1859.

                 vii   Martha A., b. May 1857; d. 15 Sep 1859.

               viii   Andrew, b. 1859, d. 1861.

                  ix   Andrew William, b. Nov 1861

                   x   Celia Ann, b. 23 May 1863; m. Alexander G. Robinson, 16 Sep 1885. She was a teacher before her marriage. They had children: Helen Maude (b. 6 Nov 1891), Florence Caroline (b. 19 Sep 1894) and Dorothy Fisher (b. 15 Oct 1903).

                 xi   Nella Maud, b. 6 Nov 1866; unmar.




            2. Charles Frederick Fisher was born 15 September 1845, the son of Charles Cox and Sarah (Pond) Fisher. He died 12 May 1922 (the on-line index to death certificates says 1921). He married Elizabeth Augusta Magee, 1 July 1874. Footnote She was born 26 June 1850, the daughter of Rev. John Magee, a baptist minister, and his wife Elizabeth Wilmot Peters. Elizabeth Augusta (Magee) Fisher died 21 November 1928. They were buried in the Methodist Cemetery in Marysville with their infant daughter. Footnote

            Charles Frederick Fisher was a farmer in Marysville. He was a Methodist but the family was Baptist. In 1901 his mother and his mother-in-law both lived with the family. Footnote Before his marriage he was involved in a fatal accident. While skating on the Nashwaak River near Gibson's mill dam on 8 December 1873, he and Henrietta Clayton “skated into an open air hole”. She drowned but he was saved. Footnote


            Children of Charles Frederick and Elizabeth (Magee) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Grace E., b. 22 Aug 1875; m. Horace B. Sloat and was living in Hartford, Connecticut in 1928.

                   ii   Harold F., b. 15 Mar 1877, d. 1943; m. Annetta K. Smith, 13 Apr 1904; She was born in 1882 and died in 1974. The 1903 and 1910 directories list Harold Fisher as a farmer at Marysville. He and his wife were buried in the United Baptist Cemetery at Marysville.

                iii   Charles Robert, b. 1879; m. Jessie M. Schleyer, 8 Dec 1898; He was known by his second name and a baptism record at Fredericton Methodist Church shows that Robert and Jessie Fisher of Fredericton had a son, George Harold, born 18 Apr 1899. Robert was not listed with his parents' family in the 1901 census. His mother’s obituary states that he resided in Boston, Massachusetts.

                 iv   (daughter), b. ?, d. young.

                   v   John Edward, b. 30 Nov 1885; m. Eva May Drillen, 7 Apr 1920, in Fredericton. He was living at Devon in 1928.

                 vi   Herbert Magee, b. 23 Oct 1887; m. Daisie Maclean, 24 Jun 1913. The 1910 directory lists Herbert Fisher as a farmer at Marysville.

               vii   George Andrew, b. 22 Nov 1890; d. 15 Sep 1916 at the Battle of Courcellette in France.




            3. Mary Agnes Fisher was born 1849, the daughter of Charles Cox and Sarah (Pond) Fisher. She married Edward Cadwallader, Esq., B.A., on 10 September 1873 in Christ Church Cathedral at Fredericton. He was born in 1846, the son of William and Mary (Speed) Cadwallader, and died in 1925. His first wife, Henrietta Howell, had died 8 Sep 1871, age 25, and was buried in the Old Burying Ground with Edward’s parents and their infant son William Arthur. Mary Agnes (Fisher) Cadwallader died in 1885. Edward and Mary Agnes are buried in the Marysville Methodist (United Church) cemtery with her parents. Edward Cadwallader was a church organist at the Church of England Cathedral and Marysville Methodist Church, and taught music privately.


            Children of Edward and Mary Agnes (Fisher) Cadwallader Footnote :

 

                   i   William Edward, b. 28 Jul 1874, d. 31 Dec 1924

                  ii   Maud Mary, b. 14 Jan 1876, d. 18 Sep 1963

                iii   Arthur Alexander, b. 26 Nov 1877, d. 18 Oct 1963

                iv   Clara Henrietta, b. 25 Apr 1880, d. 19 Feb 1972

                  v   John Fisher, b. 25 April 1880, d. 26 Apr 1880; bur. in the Old Burying Ground in Fredericton.

                vi   Charles Medley, b. 16 Jun 1882, d. 20 Jul 1974

               vii   Roy Andrew, b. 15 Mar 1884, d. 16 Dec 1886

               vii   Sarah Miriam, b. 6 Jul 1888, d. 12 Aug 1988; mar. John Andrew Young in 1917; he was from Perth, Scotland

                 ix   Donald Parkinson, b. 6 Oct 1891, d. 4 Jun 1951






The Family of Aaron and Lilly (McLean) Fisher of St. Mary's



            1. Aaron Fisher was born in Ireland about 1801, and died 24 September 1865, aged 65, in St. Mary's. His wife, Lilias McLean, was born in Donegal, Ireland about 1803. She died 19 March 1883 at residence of William Blaney in Lower St. Mary's. They are buried together with four of their children in the Old Burying Ground in Fredericton.

            Aaron Fisher was a native of Donegal, Ireland, who arrived in New Brunswick in 1837 with his family and settled in St. Mary's Parish, York County about 1842. His family was Presbyterian. When he died in 1865 he left a widow and four children. His widow Lilly was living with her son-in-law William Blaney in St. Mary's in 1881. If only four children survived Aaron Fisher, one of the two oldest daughters must have predeceased him. Footnote


            Children of Aaron and Lilly (McLean) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Jane, b. 1828; m. William Blaney of Prince William, 18 Aug 1853, in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church at Fredericton. They lived in Prince William in 1861 and had children: Catharine, George, Lilly Ann, Aaron, and John.

                   ii   Martha, b. 1831; m. George Jarvis, 23 Jul 1850 at Maugerville [Entered in the register for St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Fredericton]. They lived in Stanley in 1861 and had children: Aaron Fisher, Elizabeth, Lilly Jane, George Atwood, and Mary Ann. She is buried in the Old Burying Ground in Fredericton.

                iii   Eliza, b. 1833; d. 28 Dec 1868 of consumption at St. Mary's, age 32 (third dau. of Aaron Fisher). She is buried in the Old Burying Ground in Fredericton. [There was an Elizabeth Fisher of St. Mary's who married Joseph Peterson, 11 Oct 1851, at the Baptist Church. However, Eliza appears with her parents in the 1861 census and did not have the surname Peterson there or in her obituary. The other Elizabeth Fisher has not been identified; she was not listed in the 1851 census for St. Mary's].

                iv   John, b. 1838; d. 2 Jul 1873. He was living in 1871 with his widowed mother in St. Mary's. There is a probate record for a John Fisher of St. Mary’s , registered 8 Jul 1873. He was buried in the Old Burying Ground in Fredericton.

                   v   Catharine, b. 1839; d. 11 Jun 1866 at St. Mary's, aged 26 (fourth dau. of Aaron Fisher). She is buried in the Old Burying Ground in Fredericton.

                 vi   Mary Ann, b. 1 Mar 1842; d. 19 Jan 1864, aged 21 (youngest dau. of Aaron Fisher).






The Family of James and Bridget Fisher of St. Mary's



            1. James Fisher was born in Ireland about 1822, and died sometime between 1861 and 1871. His wife Bridget was born in Ireland about 1821, and died sometime after 1871.

            James Fisher came to New Brunswick in 1849, probably from Ireland. However, their eldest son was born in the United States about 1850 (the younger children were all born in New Brunswick). James Fisher worked as a farm labourer in St. Mary's and his family was Roman Catholic. By 1871 Bridget Fisher was widowed with four sons living with her (William was no longer with them). The provincial directory for that years shows the family lived on McLaughlin Road. The family had left St. Mary's by the time of the 1881 census.


            Children of James and Bridget Fisher Footnote :


                   i   Michael, b. 1850 in the United States.

                   ii   William, b. 1851

                 iii   James, b. 1854

                  iv   John, b. 1855. He may have married Hannah Higgins of St. Mary's, 20 October 1879, in a Roman Catholic ceremony. The marriage record shows Charles Fisher and Hannah Higgins at the top but the signatures of John Fisher and Annie Higgins appear below where those of the bride and groom should be found. The couple resided in St. Mary's at the time of the marriage and there was no eligible Charles Fishers at that time. They had left St. Mary's by 1881 but James and Sarah Higgins appear in the census for that year and may have been the bride's parents.

                  v   Hugh, b. 1860






The Family of William and Amelia Fisher of Fredericton



            1. William Fisher and his wife Amelia lived in Fredericton in the 1830s and early 1840s where he was a butcher. Sometime before 1847 they removed to “Misquedon” [Musquash?] or “Nisquedon” Parish and settled on a farm.

            The first two baptisms were in Christ Church Anglican in Fredericton. The second of these shows the father's occupation as a butcher. The rest of the baptisms were in Fredericton Methodist Church. The fifth simply states that the parents' surname was Fisher and the father was a butcher. The remainder clearly show William and Amelia Fisher as the parents. The last baptism shows William Fisher as a farmer in Misquedon [spelling uncertain] Parish.


            Children of William and Amelia Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   George, b. 13 Nov 1832

                   ii   William, b. 6 Oct 1834

                 iii   Bessy, b. 9 Jul 1837

                  iv   Alfred, b. 10 Aug 1838

                  v   (No name given), bap. 6 Oct 1840; [Parents christian names not given, but father's surname was Fisher and his occupation was butcher].

                  vi   Mary Ann, b. 20 Jan 184[7]






The Family of John and Catherine (Gallagher) Fisher of Prince William



            1. John Fisher was a resident of Prince William Parish in York County who was born in Ireland in 1811. He was a farmer of Presbyterian faith. John Fisher married Catherine Gallagher of Douglas, 7 August 1842. She probably died before 1861 because she does not show up in the census of that year. Footnote

            Probate court files exist for a John Fisher from York County who died in 1873. This was probably a different John Fisher. Footnote Upper Magaguadavic was in the Parish of Prince William.


            Children of John and Catherine (Gallagher) Fisher Footnote :


                   i   Mary A., b. 1844, d. 6 December 1865, aged 21.

                   ii   Catherine, b. 4 Aug 1847; d. aft 1925; m. John McMullin, 20 Mar 1872 in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Fredericton. He was probably the son of Robert and Ann McMullin of Prince William, born in 1846. John and Catherine had children: Eva, Florence, Roy, Earl, and William Reginald Rupert (b. 9 Dec 1882 in Magaguadavic).

                 iii   George, b. 24 May 1849 or 1851; d. 1918. He lodged with his sister and her husband, John and Catherine McMullin, in Prince William in 1891 and 1901 and was a Presbyterian. The 1889 York County directory lists George Fisher as a farmer at Upper Magaguadavic. Cemetery records from Magaguadavic show George Fisher (1851-1918).

                  iv   Martha [Matilda?], b. 4 May 1852, d. 20 Oct 1925. She was also living in her sister's household in 1901. She died at the home of her nephew Rupert where she had moved in to help with the children after his wife died. She was survived by her sister Catherine McMullin, three nephews in Upper Magaguadavic, and one niece in Lacombe, Alberta. Martha Fisher was buried in “Pine Hill” or “Pine Grove” cemetery. Cemetery records from Magaguadavic list her as Matilda Fisher (1852-1925) in the same plot with her brother George.






The Family of Hugh G. Fisher and Sarah Johnston of Brighton



            1. Hugh G. Fisher was born about 10 December 1829 in Nova Scotia. He came to the Parish of St. Mary’s, York County, in 1851 to live with his brother Charles Cox Fisher (listed with the York County Fisher families) and was listed in the census of that year as a labourer. Hugh G. Fisher married Sarah Johnston of St. Mary's, 25 September 1856. Footnote She was born 12 August 1835 in England. They had left St. Mary’s by the year of the next census, 1861. The censuses of 1881 and 1901, however, show them living in the Parish of Brighton, Carleton County. Footnote


            Children of Hugh G. and Sarah (Johnston) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   George R., b. 24 Jan 1861, m. Mary E. Hallett, 30 Sep 1890. She was b. 8 Jan 1864. They had a son Edgar W., b. 6 Dec 1885.

                  ii   Annie, b. 1862, m. John W. Crawford, 28 Feb 1882

                iii   Martha Jane, b. 1865, m. Chalmers Richardson, 3 Apr 1883; m. (2) William Flowers, 14 Oct 1890. She had daughters Lena and Laura.

                iv   James Humphrey, b. 1868, m. Hattie E. Goodwin, 27 Jun 1892

                  v   William Judson, b. 1870

                vi   Sarah, b. 1871

               vii   Charles, b. 1873

              viii   John, b. 6 Jun 1880






The Family of Charles Edward Fisher and Phoebe Ann Boomer of Brighton



            1. Charles Edward Fisher was born 22 May 1829 in Nova Scotia. He married Phoebe Ann Boomer. She was born about 1835. They settled near Carlisle in the Parish of Brighton sometime before 1871. Phoebe Ann (Boomer) Fisher died between 1873 and 1881. Footnote

            Edward Fisher married Sarah E. Durrah 19 October 1882. Footnote She was born about 1852 and died between 1891 and 1901. They were living in the Parish of Peel, Carleton County, in 1891.


            Children of Edward and Phoebe Ann (Boomer) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Elizabeth, b. 1855 [?of Wilmot, m. John F. Boyd of Simonds, 20 Sep 1875]

                  ii   Christiana, b. 19 Jun 1856; m. John H. Adams of Brighton, 27 Dec 1874. They had children George, Annie, Elizabeth, Leoria or Bessie, Stanley, Jarvis, Amos, Dora, and Lucintia. She m. (2) Arthur Kinney, 26 Jan 1901 in Carleton Co. They lived in Brighton in 1901.

2.             iii   John Harvey, b. 1863, m. Barbara L. Milton

                iv   Susan Linda, b. 13 Mar 1867; m. Franklin A. Pelky, 17 or 28 Apr 1884 at Mount Pleasant, Carleton Co. Frank Pelky was b. 21 Dec 1863 in New Brunswick. They had children: Mary, Charles, Emerson, Benjamin, Janie, Adolphus, Sylvia Beatrice, and Garfield. They were living in the Gordonsville area of the Parish of Peel in 1891 and 1901.

                  v   Robert, b. 11 Jan 1869, m. Gladys M. Dickinson, 21 Nov 1903

                vi   Phillip, b. 1873


            Children of Edward and Sarah (Durrah) Fisher:

 

                   i   John, b. 1884

                  ii   Archibald, b. 1885

                iii   Layton, b. 1886

                iv   Harry, b. 8 Apr 1887 [m. Etta Lindsay, 24 Nov 1915 or Alice E. Greene, 25 Dec 1918].

                  v   Stanley, b. 1891




            2. John Harvey Fisher was born about 1863, the son of Charles Edward and Phoebe Ann (Boomer) Fisher of Brighton. He married Barbara L. Milton on 17 October 1889 in West Glassville, Parish of Kent, Carleton County. She was the daughter of Thomas Milton. Footnote

            They lived at Glassville or West Glassville, Carleton County. Census returns show them in the Parish of Aberdeen in 1891.


            Children of Harvey and Barbara (Milton) Fisher:

 

                   i   James, b. 1887

                  ii   Kenneth, b. 1891

                iii   Bessie Louisa, b. 2 Apr 1895

                iv   William Allan, b. 21 Apr 1896, m. Phoebe Ann Hovey, 10 Sep 1919, in Carleton Co.






The Family of John and Mary Fisher of Woodstock



            1. John Fisher was born in Cumberland County, England about 1809. His wife Mary was born about 1810 probably in Cockermouth, England. She died 9 January 1863, aged 53. Footnote John Fisher married again to Margaret Wilson who is shown as his wife in the 1871 census. She was born on 10 April 1818 in Scotland and came to Canada in 1850. He died 7 April 1885 at his residence in Woodstock. Margaret Fisher was shown in the 1901 census and died about 6 May 1907 in Woodstock. Footnote John and Mary Fisher are buried in the Methodist Cemetery in Woodstock. Footnote

            The family came to Upper Woodstock from England in 1859. The Woodstock Parish census of 1861 shows John Fisher as a farmer and a Methodist of English ancestry. The obituary for his first wife Mary states that she had lived in Upper Woodstock for three years but had come from Cockermouth, England. She was a Wesleyan Methodist. The 1901 census states that Williamson Fisher came to New Brunswick in 1859. John Fisher Jr is not listed with the family in the census but is shown as “Jr.” in the 1871 census and in newspaper notices. The family home was called “Woodbank” or “Woodstock Bank” Footnote .

            The obituary of John Fisher Sr. in the Carleton Sentinel stated that he had “devoted his energies to agricultural pursuit. Declining years forced him to retire from active life and a few years ago he became a resident of this town [Woodstock]. For over 40 years he was a member of the Methodist Church, under whose rites he was buried”. Footnote


            Children of John and Mary Fisher Footnote :

 

2                 i   John, b. 1840, m. Sarah W. Brown

                   ii   Mary Louisa, b. 12 Jun? 1842; m. Rev. Frederick W. Harrison, 20 July 1865 at Woodstock. The witnesses were John Fisher and George Harrison.

3            iii   James, b. 1845, m. Louisa Cadman, 13 Jan 1869 

4            iv   Williamson, b. 1848, m. Margaret Anna Emery, 22 December 1880

                  v   Sarah Jane, b. 19 Jan? 1853. She married Robert Blair Porter, 16 Mar 1881, at her father's residence in Upper Woodstock. They had children: Jessie Edith (b. 13 May 1882) and Mary Kathleen (b. 20 Nov 1890). She was a widow by 1901 and was head of a household that included her step-mother Margaret (age 83) and sister Mary L. Harrison.




            2. John Fisher was born in 1840 in England, the son of John and Mary Fisher. He married Sarah W. Brown, the daughter of John A. and Johanna Brown of Addison, Maine (John Brown died at his son-in-law's residence in Woodstock, 19 February 1883, age 73; the widow Johanna Brown was living with the family in 1891). Sarah W. Brown was born 25 October 1845 in the United States and came to Canada in 1865. Footnote John Fisher died in 1898 and was buried in the Methodist Cemetery at Woodstock. Sarah W. Fisher died in 1911 and was buried there too. Footnote

            John Fisher Jr. of Woodstock was granted a patent in September 1872. The 1871 Woodstock directory lists him as a partner or employee of Small & Fisher Bros while the census for that year lists him as a machinist. The town of Woodstock census for 1891 shows that he is a manufacturer of agricultural equipment and stoves. Only his widow and daughter are shown in the 1901 census because he had died in 1898. Footnote


            Children of John and Sarah (Brown) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Annie J., b. 19 Jan 1866, m. Sanford Pugsley, 3 Jan 1900




            3. James Fisher was born in 1845 in England, the son of John and Mary Fisher. He married Louisa Cadman, 13 January 1869, at Upper Woodstock. The witnesses were John Fisher and W. C. Hazen. Louisa Cadman was born about 1847. James Fisher died of pneumonia 19 February 1883, aged 38, leaving a widow and five children. Louisa Fisher died 23 March 1886 at Woodstock, age 39. Footnote James and Louisa Fisher were buried in the Methodist Cemetery at Woodstock. Footnote

            James Fisher was a Tinsmith in the town of Woodstock. The 1871 Woodstock directory lists him as a partner or employee of Small & Fisher Bros. He was a member of the Royal Arcanum. Strangely, the town of Woodstock census of 1891 includes James and Louisa Fisher with their five children in spite of the obituaries which state that they died in 1883 and 1886. The census lists them as age 40 and 39 and gives his occupation as machinist in the foundry. There seems to be no plausible explanation for this situation.


            Children of James and Louisa (Cadman) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Mary, b. 1872

                  ii   Mina, b. 1873

                iii   J. Fred, b. 17 Jun 1875. He was a clerk in Woodstock in 1901.

                iv   Edgar, b. 27 Apr 1877. He was a machinist in Woodstock in 1901.

                  v   Nellie, b. 1878




            4. Williamson Fisher was born in 1847 in England, the son of John and Mary Fisher. He married Margaret Anna Emery of Wakefield, 22 December 1880, in Jacksonville, Carleton County. She was born in 1857, the eldest daughter of C. Scott Emery. The witnesses were Julius Harden and Bessie Harper. Footnote Williamson Fisher died in 1913 and Annie Emery Fisher died in 1932. They are buried in the Methodist Cemetery at Woodstock. Footnote

            Williamson Fisher was studying at Cambridge, Massachusetts, in April 1879, and was sworn in as a barrister-at-law, 30 Oct 1880. Earlier, he was shown as partner or employee of Small & Fisher Bros. in the 1871 Woodstock directory. The town's 1903 directory lists W. F. Fisher as the President of Small & Fisher Co. Footnote


            Children of Williamson and Margaret Ann (Emery) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Charles Dobson, b. ca. Dec 1881, d. 18 Sep 1889 of diptheria

                  ii   Frank H., b. 1883

                iii   Arthur Maxwell, b. 27 Dec 1887, d. 1917; m. Mildred Bertha Carvell, 24 May 1915. He is buried in the Methodist Cemetery in Woodstock.

                iv   John Emery, b. 29 Jan 1897, d. 1899

                iv   Frederick Carleton, b. 25 Jun 1900, d. 11 Nov 1967. He married Dorothy S. [surname unknown]. She died 21 Mar 1990, age 89. They are buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John.






The Family of John and Eliza (Everitt) Fisher of Saint John



            1. John Fisher was born in Plymouth, England in 1798 or 1799. He married Eliza Ann Everitt, 7 January 1828, at St. Mary's Bay, Nova Scotia. She was born in Nova Scotia about 1805, the third daughter of Captain Jeremiah Everitt of St. Mary's Bay (or Plympton). Footnote Eliza Ann (Everitt) Fisher died 28 Nov 1900, aged 96. John Fisher died 8 December 1882, aged 83, and left a widow, two sons, and three daughters. He was buried in Fernhill Cemetery in Saint John. Footnote

            He came to New Brunswick in 1825 and his wife came in 1830. John Fisher was a prominent shipwright and shipbuilder in Saint John. Footnote In 1868 the family lived at the corner of Pitt and St. James Streets. The family was Baptist and all of the daughters marriages were performed by Rev. I.E. Bill in Saint John. John Fisher was for many years a Deacon of Germain Street Baptist Church. Footnote

            Saint John newspapers frequently referred to John Fisher’s shipbuilding activities or the perils of shipbuilding and shipping. In March 1867, a carpenter fell from the stern of Mr. Fisher’s new ship, building at Lower Cove (St. John) and was instantly killed”. In July 1867, he signed an address to William Smith, Esq., Controller and Registrar of Shipping for Port of Saint John, New Brunswick. John Fisher & Son show up as builders in the list of new ships registered in Saint John in the past six months in August 1869. While working on his new ship Peruvian Congress in December 1869, another ship carpenter, “while taking down a stage, fell with one of the upright sticks into the slip, a distance of about 12 feet, receiving injuries on the body and head which it is feared may cause his death. He was attended by Dr. LIVINGSTONE who had him conveyed to Public Hospital”. James Gallagher died the following night at the hospital. The Peruvian Congress was apparently the last vessel turned out by the shipyard of John Fisher. Footnote

            “A pleasant family gathering took place Saturday eve. at the residence of John Fisher, Esq. to celebrate the 57th [37th] anniversary of his wedding day. Three sons, one grandson, two daughters, one son-in-law, were present to share in the festivities of the joyous occasion. Three daughters were absent, one of whom had gone 'to the grave' in the bloom of youth; one in the State of Maine and the other in England”. Footnote

            “Monday 7th inst., being the 50th anniversary of John Fisher, Esq. and wife, it was celebrated in the eve. by a family gathering composed of their children and grand children....Other speeches were made by their son-in-law, Rev. G.D. Ballentine and their sons John F. Fisher and Edward K. Fisher”. Footnote


            Children of John and Eliza Ann (Everitt) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Mary Ann, b. Sep 1828; d. 31 May 1846 of consumption, aged 17 years, 8 months.

                   ii   Charlotte Everitt, b. 1831; m. George D. Ballentine, 25 Sep 1853. George D. Ballentine was a merchant in Petitcodiac, Westmorland County at the time of their wedding. Later, at the time of his in-laws 50th anniversary, he appears as “Reverend” [see above]. Charlotte Ballentine died 31 May 1885, in Caron Co., Dakota territory. She left her husband and four children. Their son, George Ballentine, had died Oct 1882 in Zumbrota, Minnesota of typhoid fever, age 20.

                 iii   Eliza E., b. 1834; m. Capt. George T. Soley of Truro, NS, 31 Jul 1852. He died Apr 1885 in Liverpool, England where he was a ship broker, leaving his wife and several children.

                iv   Cecilia S., b. 1836; m. Gilbert M. Steeves of Hillsboro, Albert Co., 6 Jun 1857.

2                v   John W., b. 1838; m. Eliza A. Mirey

3            vi   Charles Stanton, b. 17 Jan 1841; m. Sarah Rebecca Robinson

4           vii   Edward Kerins, b. 28 Aug 1843; m. Frances Maria Halcrow

               viii   Mary Ann, b. 1850; d. 9 Aug 1868, age 18. She was buried in Fernhill Cemetery.




            2. John W. Fisher was born in 1838, the son of John and Eliza Ann (Everitt) Fisher. He married Eliza Ann Mirey or Morresy on 25 June 1862 in St. John’s Church (Stone Church) in Saint John. John W. Fisher died 20 October 1902, aged 63. Eliza Ann Fisher died 5 July 1897, age 59. City directories in the 1860s and 1870s show that he lived on Charlotte Street at the corner of Sheffied and list him as a shipbuilder. In June 1877, his Charlotte Street home burned in the “Great Fire” in Saint John. The directories list him as a roofer between 1883 and 1903. He and his wife were buried in Fernhill Cemetery. Footnote


            Children of John and Eliza Ann Fisher Footnote :


                   i   Earnest, b. Apr 1863, d. 23 Dec 1863.

                  ii   Edward E., b. 1864; m. Annie B. Oaks, 12 Sep 1899 in Saint John at the Church of England Manse. She was a widow, born in London, England, the dau. of William and Anne Oaks. Edward Fisher was a “General Agent” in Saint John.

                iii   Margaret C., b. 1866, d. 1948; m. John B. Jones, ca. 2 Jul 1886, in Germain St. Baptist Church, Saint John. He was born in 1858 and died in 1932. They are buried in the Old Cedar Hill cemetery in Saint John West. They had children: John F. (b. 28 Jul 1889), Edith E. (b. 25 Jun 1893), John Blair (b. 6 Jul 1895)

                  iv   Annie

                  v   Charles John, b. 1870, d. 2 Feb 1925; m. Lillian M. McDonald, 14 May 1891. The witnesses were Edward S. Fisher and John Ring. She was born about 1870 at Plympton, Nova Scotia, the dau. of Lewis and Charlotte McDonald. Lillian Fisher died 1 Apr 1895, age 25. Charles John Fisher was a machinist in Saint John. They had sons Vaughn (b. 1892, d. 1896) and Lewis Everett (b. 18 Nov 1893, d. 1896).

                  vi   Eliza Soley, b. Jan 1875, d. 15 Apr 1876.




            3. Charles Stanton Fisher was born 17 January 1841 in Saint John, the son of John and Eliza Ann (Everitt) Fisher. He married Sarah Rebecca Robinson, 20 April 1863, the daughter of Charles Robinson, Esq. Charles S. Fisher died 1 February 1870, lost at sea in the sinking of the SS City of Boston. Saint John city directories show that he lived on Pitt Street at the corner of Britain or St. James in the 1860s and list him as a shipbuilder. Mrs. Sarah R. Fisher was burned out of her Pitt Street home by the Great Fire of June 1877. The directories show Sarah R. Fisher, widow of Charles S. Fisher, in 1876 and 1883. Footnote

            Charles Fisher was a charter member of the Saint John Shipbuilder’s Association, along with his father, which formed in March 1866. Footnote


            Children of Charles S. and Sarah (Robinson) Fisher Footnote :


                   i   Frederick S., b. 1864

                   ii   Edith, b. 1865

                 iii   Charles Herbert, b. 1867

                  iv   John Carey, b. 1868

                  v   Hiram Robinson, b. 1870




            4. Edward Kerins Fisher was born 28 August 1843 in Saint John, the son of John and Eliza Ann (Everitt) Fisher. He married Frances Maria Halcrow, 2 May 1866, the youngest daughter of the late Captain Lawrence Halcrow. Edward K. Fisher died 10 July 1911 and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery. Frances M. Fisher died 4 March 1929, age 84. Footnote City directories show that he lived at 82 Main Street in the 1860s and was a shipbuilder. Between 1883 and 1903, he is described as a “commercial traveller” or an “agent”. Footnote


            Children of Edward and Frances (Halcrow) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Fanny Sophia, b. 24 May 1867; m. Henry Elmore Brenan of Aylesford, Nova Scotia, 26 Mar 1886, in Berwick, NS. Their elopement was the subject of considerable newspaper interest: “For some time a pretty young girl from St. John named Fanny Fisher lived with her uncle, W.J. Balcom at Aylesford as companion to his wife, her aunt. The girl was the pet of the family. Everything went along lovely; but some time ago, A.E. BRENAN, a young widower, crossed the girl's path. From that moment she was smitten and a captive. One of the love letters fell into the hands of the uncle and aunt. They didn't approve of the match and did all they could to prevent it. They placed every obstacle in the way, but love overcame all barriers. At Berwick, Henry Elmore BRENAN and Fanny Sophia FISHER were duly made man and wife by Rev. T.D. Hart, Methodist Minister. (see original ‘The Aylesford Elopement’)”.

                   ii   Alice Eugena, m. F. William Doane, 18 Dec 1890 at the residence of the bride’s father. F.W.W. Doane was a civil engineer from Halifax.






The Family of Samuel Fisher of Saint John



            1. Samuel Fisher was a resident of Saint John during the 1860s and 1870s. His first wife Eliza was born about 1834. She died 21 April 1871 at Saint John, aged 37. Her funeral was from their residence at 68 Princess Street. Footnote He later married again to Esther Ann, surname also unknown. She died 9 May 1888, age 51, at 151 St. James Street, Saint John. Footnote Samuel Fisher died 16 April 1915, age 87, and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery. He had possibly married again because there is also a Charlotte Fisher buried in his plot who died 7 June 1932, age 74. Footnote

            Samuel Fisher served as a member of a coroner's jury August 1870 and as pall bearer for William Wragg in July 1873. All of the pall bearers were members of the Portland Union Lodge. Samuel Fisher was burned out by the Great Fire of June 1867, apparently his home was on Charlotte Street at this time. Footnote

            Saint John city directories regularly show Samuel Fisher as a shoemaker or boot and shoemaker between 1865 and 1903. Footnote

  

            Children of Samuel and Eliza Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Charlotte Anne, b. 27 Feb 1861; d. 26 Nov 1862, aged 1 year, 9 months, only daughter of Samuel and Eliza Fisher. Funeral was from 49 Princess St. She was buried in Fernhill Cemetery.

                  ii   Alfred, d. 8 Feb 1914?


            Children of Samuel and Esther Ann Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Samuel, b. Aug 1875, d. 1 Sep 1875, infant son of Samuel and Esther Ann Fisher at 107 St. James Street, Saint John.






The Family of George and Deborah (Thrasher) Fisher of Saint John



            1. George Starboard Fisher was born in 1833 in Maine and died 30 March 1912, age 79. His wife, Deborah Edwards Thrasher, was born in 1833 and died 27 February 1926. They were buried in Fernhill Cemetery in Saint John. Footnote George Fisher had a roofing business, G.S. Fisher & Co., in Saint John. The 1871 city directory describes George S. Fisher as a roofer and dealer. He shows up again in the directories of 1876, 1883, 1889, and 1903. George and Deborah Fisher had two sons who are also shown in some of the latter directories with their father's company, although Charles is missing from the 1903 directory. Footnote


            Children of George and Deborah (Thrasher) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   George Frederick, b. 1857; d. 28 Aug 1944, age 87; m. Georgina Louisa Lordly, 28 Oct 1885, at the Stone Church in Saint John. She was born in 1855, the dau. of A. Lordly, and died 20 Apr 1939, age 83. They are buried in Fernhill Cemetery. He was a mayor of Saint John.

                   ii   Charles Albert, b. 1859; d. 21 Dec 1950, age 91; m. Gertrude G. Bowman, 17 Dec 1884, at her parents’ residence, Stanley St., Portland. She was born in 1863 and died 28 Aug 1948, age 83. They are buried in Fernhill Cemetery. They had children: William Thrasher (b. 22 Sep 1890, d. 4 May 1964), Deborah Jean (b. 4 Oct 1894), and Albert Edward (b. 21 Sep 1900).






The Family of William and Mary Elizabeth (Swain) Fisher of Saint John and England Footnote



            1. William Fisher, son of Henry Fisher and Mary Clarke, was born in Tibenham, Norfolk, England and was buried on 23 Nov 1869 in Tibenham, Norfolk, England. William married Mary Elizabeth Swain, daughter of James Swain and Susanna Plowman. Mary was born about 1828 in Kent County, England, died on 25 March 1904 in Saint John, about age 76, and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John.


           Children of William and Mary Elizabeth Fisher:

 

                    i   William Fisher was born on 9 Dec 1849 in Nova Scotia, died on 25 Dec 1917 in Saint John, at age 68, and was buried in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery.

2                ii   James Edward Fisher was born on 25 Apr 1854 in Saint John and died on 11 Sep 1928 in Saint John, at age 74.

3              iii   Charles Henry Fisher was born on 28 Dec 1866 in England, was christened on 13 Sep 1870 in Heath, Derby, England, died on 22 Feb 1956 in Saint John, at age 89, and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John.




            2. James Edward Fisher was born on 25 Apr 1854 in Saint John and died on 11 Sep 1928 in Saint John, at age 74. James married Annie Leora Kitchen, daughter of George Kitchen and Annie M. (surname unknown), on 18 Aug 1881 in Baptist Parsonage, Saint John. Annie was born about 1859 and died before 1890. James married next Catherine (Cassie) Lynch, daughter of Dennis Lynch, on 30 Sep 1890 in St. Peter's Church, Saint John. Catherine was born on 14 Jan 1860 and died on 14 Oct 1931, at age 71.


             Children of James Edward and Annie (Kitchen) Fisher:

 

                   i   James Parker Fisher was born on 25 Nov 1883 in Burton, Sunbury County


       Children of James Edward and Catherine (Lynch) Fisher:


                   i   William Lynch Fisher was born on 12 Sep 1894.

                  ii    Dennis James Fisher died on 30 Aug 1892.




            3. Charles Henry Fisher was born on 28 Dec 1866 in England, was christened on 13 Sep 1870 in Heath, Derby, England, and died on 22 Feb 1956 in Saint John, at age 89, and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John. The cause of his death was accident; he slipped on the floor and fractured his hip. Charles married Eveline Belyea (d. 19 Jul 1895) on 4 Aug 1888. Eveline Belyea died on 19 Jul 1895 and was buried in Trinity Church Cemetery, Saint John. Charles married Sarah Lee Parks on 31 August 1898. She was the daughter of Joseph Samuel Parks and Araminta Pentrieth Wort. Sarah was born on 25 March 1881 in Waterborough, Queen's County, died on 1 May 1945 in Saint John, at age 64, and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John.

            Charles Fisher was a carpenter and retired in 1925. His obituary reads, "Ill for the past two and a half years, Charles H. Fisher, of 7 Spar Cove Road, died early Wednesday in hospital in Lancaster. He was in his 90th year. Born in England, Mr. Fisher came to Canada as a youth and had been a resident of the country for 70 years. He was a member of Main Street Baptist Church. Surviving are six sons: William Fisher, Charles Fisher, Alburn Fisher, Mansfield Fisher, Cyril Fisher, all of Saint John; and George Fisher of Ville St. Laurent, Montreal; eight daughters: Mrs. E. Hazen, Dorchester, Massachusetts; Mrs. Allan Fox, Westfield, Queen's County; Mrs. Burpee Molasky, Lower Jemseg; Mrs. Clara Hersey, Mrs. Clarence Stewart, Mrs. Percy Lockhart, Mrs. Joseph Isaacs, and Mrs. Earl Goddard all of Saint John; 91 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.... Entombment will be in Fernhill Cemetery." Footnote

 

Children of Charles and Eveline (Belyea) Fisher:

 

                   i   William Edward (Willie) Fisher was born on 17 Oct 1889 in Saint John, died in 1979, at age 90, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery. He married Gertrude Sinsteadt (b. Abt 1891, d. 1932) on 17 Oct 1912.

                  ii   Ethel M. Fisher was born on 14 Mar 1890 in Saint John. Ethel married Joseph Francis Isaacs on 24 Dec 1934.

                iii   Charles William Fisher was born about 1891.

                iv   Francis Fisher was born on 17 Jul 1893 in Saint John, died on 2 Feb 1895, at age 1, and was buried in Trinity Church Cemetery, Saint John.

                  v   Thomas Brosman Fisher was born on 17 Jul 1893 in Saint John.


            Children of Charles and Sarah Lee (Parks) Fisher:

 

                   i   Alburn Joseph Fisher was born on 5 Nov 1906 in Saint John, died on 7 Aug 1989 in Saint John, at age 82, and was buried in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Ward's Creek. Alburn married Mabel Gertrude O'Donnell (b. 1 Apr 1902, d. 22 Mar 1997) on 23 Jul 1930 in St. Francis Xavier Church, Sussex.

                  ii   Elizabeth Armenta (Lizzie) Fisher was born on 27 May 1899 in Saint John, died on 25 May 1982 in Saint John, at age 82, and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John. Elizabeth married an unknown Hazen.

                iii   Clara Lillian Fisher was born on 17 May 1900. Clara married Frank Hersey on 8 Jun 1921.

                iv   Annie May Fisher was born on 27 Aug 1902. Annie married William Gordon Sargeson (d. 1 Mar 1941) on 8 Dec 1919. Annie married Allen Fox on 1 May 1943.

                 v    Charles Henry Fisher was born on 4 Aug 1904, died in 1994, at age 90, and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John. Charles married Elsie Coy (b. Abt 1900, d. 1968) on 22 Apr 1929.

                vi   David Mansfield (Manse) Fisher was born on 30 Sep 1908, died in 1991, at age 83, and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John. David married Mary C. Robichaud (b. 1907, d. 1996) on 15 Sep 1934 in Saint John.

               vii    Alice Marion Fisher was born on 11 Nov 1910. Alice married John Hutchinson (d. 23 Jan 1938) on 7 Feb 1931. Alice married Earl Clifford Goddard on 9 Apr 1949.

              viii   Grace Myrtle Fisher was born on 11 Nov 1910. Grace married Clarence Stewart on 15 Jun 1933.

                 ix   Cyril Fisher was born after 1911 and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John. Cyril married Jeannette Valerie Bevans.

                  x   Sadie Willa Fisher was born on 21 Mar 1912. Sadie married Percy Lockhart (b. 1 May 1907) on 21 Dec 1928 in Saint John.

                xi   Blanche Irene Fisher was born after 1914. Blanche married Burpee William Molasky on 22 Jul 1936 in Saint John.

                xii   George Frederick Fisher, b. 28 Feb 1919; mar. Althea Martha Harris on June 26, 1946 (b. 22 Sep 1917 at Tracy, NB, d. 28 Aug 2008).







The Family of James and Ellen Fisher of Loch Lomond



            1. James A. Fisher was born about 1805, and died 1 January 1855, aged 50. He left a widow and six children. James Fisher and his family resided at Loch Lomond in Saint John County. Footnote His wife Ellen was born in Ireland about 1822. She came to New Brunswick in 1840 and all of her children were born there. At the time of the 1851 census her husband was "at sea". She may have had a previous marriage because the census lists an Edward P. Watters, age 9, as her son although he could also have been adopted. Footnote The family does not appear in the index to the 1871 census, probably because the returns for most of Simonds Parish are missing.


            Children of James and Ellen Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   James A., b. 1844; possibly the James A. Fisher living in Cambridge, Mass. in 1870, age 26 (born in New Brunswick according to the census), with wife Henrietta and children William A., Isadora, and Gertrude M. His race was black and his occupation was boiler maker.

                   ii   Jeremiah, b. 1846; m. Margaret Ann Fowler of Saint John, 17 Jan 1867. Possibly the Jeremiah and Margaret Fisher living in Cambridge, Mass. in 1870, age 24 (born in New Brunswick) and age 25 (born in Nova Scotia). His race was black and occupation was labourer.

                 iii   Ellen, b. 1848; m. Ezekiel Howe of Saint John, 7 Aug 1867.

                  iv   Caroline, b. 1850; d. 14 Aug 1919, aged 71; unmar.

                  v   ?








The Family of Turner and Esther (Foster) Fisher of Grand Manan Island



            1. Turner Fisher was a loyalist from Boston, Massachusetts who settled in New Brunswick. Footnote His wife was Esther Foster, the daughter of Ezekiel Foster. She died 4 November 1844, aged 87, at her son's residence on Grand Manan Island. Footnote

 

            Children of Turner and Ezekiel (Foster) Fisher:


2                 i   Wilford, b. 1787, m. Sarah Ingalls

                  ii   [Mary, m. Weller Chapman. They were living in Grand Manan in 1821 with the census listing eight children; later they moved to York Co. or Carleton Co. Their daughter Emily mar. John Porter of Lower Woodstock]. Footnote





            2. Wilford Fisher was born about 1787 at St. Andrews, Charlotte County, the son of Turner and Esther (Foster) Fisher. He married Sarah Ingalls, 10 October 1819, on Grand Manan Island, Charlotte County. Wilford Fisher died 6 or 8 May 1868, aged 81, at Grand Manan. Footnote

            Wilford Fisher, Esq. was the leading merchant and magistrate on Grand Manan Island according to Lorenzo Sabine. Footnote W.S. MacNutt described him as “the Emperor of Grand Manan” and commented that on the island “a Ruritanian type of dictatorship was maintained by Wilford Fisher of the bench of magistrates”. When Wilford Fisher's decrees were resisted by a party “headed by the Church of England rector”, MacNutt observed, the Anglican church building was mysteriously destroyed by fire “allegedly the work of incendiaries”. Footnote

            The 1821 census of Grand Manan shows that the household of Wilford and Sarah Fisher included two females, one over aged 16 and one under, probably his mother and daughter. A nephew of Wilford Fisher, Weller C. Parker, died 3 January 1844, aged 21, at Pleasant Valley, Kings County, perhaps indicating a family connection to Wilford Fisher through Weller and Mary (Fisher) Chapman. By the time of the 1851 census, Sarah Fisher had apparently died and Wilford Fisher’s household included three lodgers. The 1861 census shows the 74 year-old Justice of the Peace living with his housekeeper, Agnes H. Harkins, aged 39, and his illegitimate son, William Harriet, aged 9. The next census lists Agnes Hawkins as a 49 year-old widow residing with her 18 year-old son, William Hawkins.


            Children of Wilford and Sarah (Ingalls) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Mary Ann, m. John Alexander, a merchant of Saint John, 11 Jun 1840 at Campobello Island, Charlotte Co. She was their only daughter.


            Children of Wilford Fisher and Agnes Hawkins:

 

                   i   William Hawkins, b. 1853






The Family of George and Martha Fisher of Oven Head, St. Patrick



            1. George Fisher, aged 76 in the 1871 census, was born about 1795. He was a farmer at Oven Head in the Parish of St. Patrick, Charlotte County. He died sometime before 1884. His wife, Martha A. M. Fisher, died 12 Apr 1884, age 91, at the residence of her son John Fisher of Oven Head.


            Children of George and Martha Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Maria Jane, b. 1823, d. 25 Jan 1850, age 27

2                ii   John, b. 1825

3              iii   Angus, b. 1831




            2. John Fisher was born about 1825, the son of George and Martha Fisher of St. Patrick, Charlotte County. He married Mary J. [surname unknown] and they lived at Oven Head, Parish of St. Patrick. The census lists him as a ship carpenter.


            Children of John and Mary J. Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Maria J., b. 1859

                  ii   George A. E., b. 1861, d. 5 Dec 1885, age 25, at Milltown, Charlotte Co.

                iii   John Franklin, b. 1863, m. Letitia Roix, 29 Dec 1892

                iv   Mary A. L., b. 1865

                  v   William Nelson, b. 1867

                vi   Georgina Alberta, b. 1869, m. Matthew J. McKinney of St. Patrick, 9 Jul 1890. She resided in St. George at the time of her marriage.

               vii   Robert A., b. Feb 1871

              viii   Carrie Augusta, b. 1873

                 ix   Charlotte M., b. 1875




            3. Angus Fisher was born about 1831, the son of George and Martha Fisher of St. Patrick, Charlotte County. He married Sophia [surname unknown] and they lived at Oven Head, Parish of St. Patrick. The census lists his occupation as a ship carpenter, like his brother John.


            Children of Angus and Sophia Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Henrietta, b. 1860

                  ii   Herbert, b. 1862, m. Laurinda Ellen McKinney, of St. Patrick, 5 Oct 1890. He resided in St. George at the time of his marriage. He was a house carpenter and she was a teacher according to the 1890 census.

                iii   Alice, b. 1864, m. Samuel Alexander Bell, 12 May 1897 

                iv   Evelyn, b. 1869, m. Clarence David Holt, 20 Nov 1896

                  v   Mabel, b. 1871, d. 14 Jan 1885, age 14, youngest dau. of Angus Fisher of Oven Head.

                vi   Angus Ernest, b. 6 Oct 1878, m. Alice Woodbury, 8 Nov 1905

               vii   Clarence S., b. 26 Jun 1882, d. 8 Sep 1942; m. Ada Blanche Maguire, 21 Oct 1903, d. 10 Aug 1938.






The Family of Angus and Elizabeth (Forsyth) Fisher of Northumberland



            1. Angus Fisher was born about 1788 on Prince Edward Island, possibly a son of Alexander Fisher of Charlottetown. He moved to the Miramichi region in 1811 and purchased a lot in South Esk parish in 1816. He worked there as a farmer, lumberman, and fisherman. He married Elizabeth Forsyth about 1818. She was Protestant and he was Roman Catholic. They had ten children. Their home was seven miles below Red Bank, on the same side of the river. Elizabeth (Forsyth) Fisher died about 1858 and Angus Fisher died during the 1860s.


            Children of Angus and Elizabeth (Forsyth) Fisher Footnote :


                   i   Francis, b. 26 Jul 1819, m. Ann Copp

2             ii   John Alexander, b. 27 Jul 1821, m. Mary Ann Ahearn

                 iii   Jane, b. 1823, m. John Chalker

                  iv   Christina Ann, b. Mar 1825, d. Oct 1859; m. John Tushie, 24 Aug 1847.

                  v   Sarah, b. 10 Jul 1827, m. Alexander Cummings

                  vi   Ann, b. 21 Aug 1829, m. John Underhill

                vii   Robert, b. 1831

               viii   James, b. 1834, m. Mary Ann Underhill, 7 Aug 1867. She was the second daughter of Nathaniel Underhill of Blackville. He may have died at Newcastle of pneumonia, 7 Mar 1890, age 55. This latter James Fisher “was well known on the Miramichi, having for many years contracted to carry the mail between the Newcastle Post Office and the railway station and between the Newcastle Post Office and Douglastown. The double contract entailed most arduous work on his part, and his death was no doubt caused by overwork and exposure resulting in an attack of pneumonia. Much sympathy is felt for his widow. His remains were interred in St. Andrew’s (Episcopal) burial ground on Monday afternoon”.

                  ix   Susan, b. Feb 1837, m. Henry W. Tozer

                  x   Mary Ann, b. 1840




            2. John Alexander Fisher was born 27 July 1821, the son of Angus and Elizabeth (Forsyth) Fisher. He married Mary Ann Ahearn of South Esk, 13 October 1857. Alexander Fisher was a farmer as well as a Surveyor of Lumber from 1844 onward. He died 9 October 1866 in an accident while rafting logs on a landing. He left his wife and five children. His widow ran the post office at South Esk for several years after his death but later moved to St. Paul, Minnesota. On 11 September 1889 a newspaper reported that Mrs. Alexander Fisher of Southesk, “having sold her farm and stock, left last night for St. Paul, Minnesota, accompanied by her daughter, Miss Anne Fisher. Several members of the family have been for some years in St. Paul. Frank FISHER came from St. Paul for his mother and sister some time ago”.


            Children of Alexander and Mary Ann (Ahearn) Fisher Footnote :


                   i   Elizabeth, b. 1858

                   ii   Robert, b. Oct 1859, d. 27 Nov 1879

                 iii   Ann J., b. 1861

                  iv   Sarah Catherine, b. 1863

                  v   Francis William, b. Mar 1866






The Family of Peter and Hannah (Noddin) Fisher of Queens County



            1. Peter Fisher was born in 1810, possibly the son of Francis and Margaret Fisher of Queens County (a Margaret Fisher, d. 24 Dec 1859, age 85, wife of Francis, is buried in Coles Island United Baptist Cemetery with Peter’s family). Peter Fisher married Hannah Noddin of Johnston, Queens County on 16 March 1848. She was born about 1826. Peter Fisher died 4 or 5 January 1885 at Johnston or Long Creek, age 74 years and 4 months, leaving a wife and four children. He was buried in the Coles Island United Baptist Church cemetery. Hannah Fisher died in 1904 and was buried with her husband. Footnote


            Children of Peter and Hannah (Noddin) Fisher Footnote :

 

2                 i   Isaiah Wallace, b. ca. 1850; m. Jane Isabelle Lawson, 29 Aug 1872

                  ii   Margaret E., b. ca. 1852, m. Samuel Edwin Crawford, 1871. They had children: Wilford Leslie Crawford (b. 25 Dec 1872), Fred Hartley (b. 6 Apr 1879), and Wilhelmina (b. 9 Feb 1881).

                iii   John, b. 1854, d. 16 Jul 1860, age 6 yrs, 4 mos.

                iv   Chalmers, b. 1856, d. 12 Jul 1860, age 4 yrs, 2 mos.

                  v   Eli, b. 1858, d. 16 Jul 1860, age 2 yrs, 3 mos.

                vi   Mary, b. 1860, d. bef. 1871

3             vii   David Francis, b. 1865, m. Iola May Northrup

4            viii   George Edmund, b. 1867, m. Maggie Bell Jenkins




            2. Isaiah Wallace Fisher was born about 1850, the son of Peter and Hannah (Noddin) Fisher of Johnston, Queens County. I had originally thought he might the son of James and Ellen Fisher of Loch Lomond, but he is listed in the 1871 census of Johnston, Queens County, with Peter and Hannah Fisher, age 20. Footnote

            Isaiah married Jane Isabelle Lawson of Saint John on 29 August 1872 at the residence of the bride’s father. Footnote Isaiah Fisher is listed in the 1876 Saint John directory. The birth registrations of their children from 1877-1885 list Saint John as the place of residence, those for 1887 and 1889 list it as the Parish of Simonds, St. John County (more specifically Golden Grove, near Loch Lomond). Footnote Isaiah and his son Eldon B. Fisher are listed in the Woodstock directory of 1903 as carpenters. They apparently moved from Simonds, St. John County to Woodstock, Carleton County sometime between 1891 and 1903. Footnote Isaiah W. Fisher died 26 May 1918, aged 68, and was buried in the Methodist Cemetery at Woodstock. Jane I. Fisher had died in 1917 aged 66 and was buried there too. Footnote


            Children of Isaiah Wallace and Jane Isabelle (Lawson) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Eldon Bancroft, b. 20 or 28 Nov 1877, d. 1949; m. Nora R. Hammond, 28 Jun 1906 in Carleton Co. She was born in 1879 and died in 1939. Both were buried in the Methodist Cemetery at Woodstock.

                  ii   Wallace Garfield, b. 2 May 1880, m. Mary Isabella Hartin or Martin, 21 May 1900 in Saint John Co. They had a dau, named Reta L., b. 26 Feb 1902.

                iii   Isaiah Lawson, b. 16 Jan 1885, d. 1939; m. Lillian F. Flewelling, 3 Aug 1910 in Carleton Co. She was born in 1883 and died in 1968, possibly the dau. of James and Susan Flewelling. They were both buried in the Methodist Cemetery at Woodstock.

                iv   Roy Whitfield, b. 2 Dec 1887, m. Alberta Parks, 20 Jan 1914 in Carleton Co.

                  v   Violet Ethel, b. 3 Jul 1889, m. George Whitfield Boyer, 24 Jun 1908 in Carleton Co.




            3. David Francis Fisher was born about 1865, the son of Peter and Hannah (Noddin) Fisher of Johnston, Queens County. He married Lola or Iola May Northrup who was born in 1866. David Fisher died 3 August 1950. Lola May Fisher died 8 October 1942 (both in Queens County). They were buried in the Coles Island United Baptist Church cemetery. Footnote


            Children of David and Iola (Northrup) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Laura I. b. ca. Apr 1901, d. 26 Sep 1902, age 18 mos.

                  ii   Alwyn Northrup, b. 27 Jul 1903 at Long Creek

                iii   George Melbourne, b.13 Jan 1906 at Long Creek




            4. George Edmund Fisher was born in 1867, the son of Peter and Hannah (Noddin) Fisher of Johnston, Queens County. He married Margaret Bell Jenkins, 17 February 1892, in Queens County. George E. Fisher died 4 August 1936. Magaret Bell Fisher was born in 1865 and died 1 March 1951 (both in Queens County). They were buried in the Coles Island United Baptist cemetery. Footnote


            Children of George and Maggie (Jenkins) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Maria May, b. 3 Dec 1893, at Codys, Queens Co.

                  ii   Edmund Clay, b. ca. 1896, d. 1902






The Family of James R. and Charity (Sherwood) Fisher of Kent County



            1. James R. Fisher of Kent County was native of St. Osyth, England. He was born in 1811 and died in 1894. He married Charity Sherwood. She was born in 1831 and died 1905. They were both buried in Gladeside Cemetery. The evidence that Richard and David Fisher are their sons comes from the Gladeside cemetery records which refer to John W. Fisher as their grandson, and Myles W. Fisher as a brother of John W. Fisher. Official birth registrations for the province show that Myles Weldon Fisher was the son of David and Sarah (Bowser) Fisher. This is a bit convoluted but all seems to fit. Richard and David were both buried in the Fisher Hill Baptist cemetery and not with their parents in Gladeside.


            Children of James R. and Charity (Sherwood) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Mary C., b. 1852, d. 1934.

2                ii   Richard, b. 1854, m. E. Alberta Sherwood

3              iii   David James, b. 1855, m. Sarah Bowser

                iv   Elizabeth, b. 1857




            2. Richard Fisher was born 11 January 1854, probably the son of James R. and Charity (Sherwood) Fisher of Gladeside, Kent County. He married Emily Alberta Sherwood on 31 August 1880 at the Baptist parsonage in Moncton. The newspaper notice states that Richard Fisher was from Buctouche, Kent County. Footnote Emily Alberta Fisher was born 16 May 1864, died 28 April 1922 in Kent Co., and was buried in Fisher Hill Baptist cemetery. Richard Fisher died 15 August 1940 in Kent Co. and was buried with his wife. Footnote

 

            Children of Richard and Alberta (Sherwood) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   Edward V., b. 22 Jan 1882

                  ii   Lena A., b. 22 Jul 1885 at Coates Mills

                iii   Almethy, b. 20 Apr 1887

                iv   Arnot Edison Scott, b. 9 Dec 1889 at Coates Mills

                  v   Gressie [birth date in census conflicts with registration for Arnot above]

                vi   Cecil C., b. 7 Jul 1893




            3. David James Fisher was born 8 July 1855, the son of James R. Fisher and Charity Sherwood of Gladeside, Kent County. He married Sarah Bowser who was born 21 November 1853. David J. Fisher died in 1933 and was buried in Fisher Hill Baptist Church cemetery. Sarah (Bowser) Fisher died 22 October 1938 in Kent County and was buried with her husband. Footnote


            Children of David James and Sarah (Bowser) Fisher Footnote :

 

                   i   James, b. 27 Jan 1874, d. 1937; m. Maud [surname unknown]. She was born in 1875 and died in 1918. They had a son Lloyd, born 22 Feb 1901.

                  ii   Harvey A., b. 17 Dec 1877, d. 1949

                iii   John W. Fisher, b. 23 Apr 1882, d. 1907; m. Elida Ann McConnell. She was born in 1884 and also died in 1907. They both died of typhoid fever, 2 weeks apart, leaving two infant children. One of them was Orville Fisher who is interred in Coates Mills United Church cemetery in Kent County. There is also a Roy W. Fisher buried in that cemetery who was born in 1907 and died in 1985.

                iv   William Edwin, b. 6 Nov 1889, d. 1972; m. Grace Lydia [surname unknown]. She was born in 1904 and died in 1971. They had a son Weldon W. Fisher.

                  v   Jannie, b. 15 Feb 1892 

                vi   Margaret, b. 3 Jun 1894 at Coates Mills

               vii   Myles Weldon Fisher, b. 16 May 1897 at Coates Mills, d. 1968; m. Mary [surname unknown]. They had a son Herman W. Fisher who died in 1922.






Vital Statistics from Miscellaneous New Brunswick Fishers



Name

Place

Date of Event

Additional Information

Mary E. Fisher

Fredericton

m. 17 July 1814

George Kay or Hay of Saint John

Joseph Fisher

Fredericton

b. 5 April 1840

s/o Joseph and Jane Fisher

Catherine Fisher Footnote

Fredericton

b. 27 Feb 1848

d/o Long? and Esther Fisher, alms house

Donald James Fisher

Fredericton

b. 28 July 1856

s/o David and Sarah Fisher

Frederick George Fisher Footnote

Fredericton

b. 10 Feb 1857

s/o George and Sarah Fisher. George Fisher was probably serving in the 76th Regiment of Foot. He had married Sarah Wright in Halifax

James Fraser Fisher

St. Mary’s, York Co.

b. 29 Jan 1814

s/o Caleb and Anne Fisher

Raymond Fisher

Westfield, Kings Co.

m. 6 Feb 1849

Charlotte Stephens

Alfred Fisher

Sussex, Kings Co.

m. 17 Oct 1878

Emma Elizabeth Bragan

Thomas Fisher

Carleton Co.

m. 22 Dec 1861

Frances Connolly of Canterbury

Elizabeth Fisher of Wilmot

Carleton Co.

 m. 26 Sep 1875

John F. Boyd of Simonds

Miss Lavina Fisher, of North Richmond

Carleton Co.

3 May 1879

left for Colorado

Charlotte Fisher

Portland

m. 27 May 1839

Hiram Dickson of Parish of Hopewell

Mary E. Fisher

Portland

bur. 8 Mar 1846

age 7

John Fisher

Portland

d. 5 Dec 1853

age 53, left widow and family

Harriet Eliza Fisher

Portland

b. 27 May 1837

d/o John and Isabella Fisher

Harriet Eliza Fisher

Portland

d. 8 Aug 1854

age 17, cholera

Caroline Ruth Fisher

Portland

b. 6 Feb 1840

d/o John and Isabella Fisher

John Fisher (of Germany)

Portland

m. 10 Dec 1855

Mrs. Catherine Brookweather, of Germany

Elizabeth S. Fisher (d/o late John Fisher)

Saint John

m. 23 Oct 1820

William Bailey

John Fisher

Saint John

m. 29 Nov 1825

Mary Jane Ring

John Fisher

Saint John

d. 9 July 1833

age 38, presumed dead

Elizabeth Fisher

Saint John

d. 5 Sep 1834

age 8 mos, d/o late John Fisher

Margaret Fisher

Saint John

m. 21 Jun 1837

James Flaherty

Eliza Fisher

Saint John

b. 22 Jan 1841

d/o George and Esther Fisher

Ann Fisher Footnote

Saint John

m. 2 Jun 1853

David Nevill

George Wellington Fisher

Saint John

m. 22 Jun 1871

Mrs. Mary A. Frances

George Fisher

Saint John

d. 14 Nov 1881

age 45, res. Wentworth St.

Sarah Fisher

Charlotte Co.

d. 10 Apr 1860

age 74, relict of Ebenezer Fisher, Esq.

Mary A. Fisher

Deer Island, Charlotte Co.

d. 24 Feb 1858

age 39

Charles H. Fisher

Campobello Island, Charlotte Co.

m. 12 Sep 1885

Mrs. Sophronia Quinn

Grace Elizabeth Fisher

Clarendon Station Charlotte Co.

d. 15 Feb 1883

age 6 weeks, only child of Frederick S. and Elizabeth A. Fisher

s/o Rev. G. W. Fisher

Campbellton

d. 24 Apr 1887

infant

s/o Rev. George W. Fisher

Prince Edward Island

b. 1 Feb 1888

at Montrose, Prince Edward Island

Rev. G. Wells Fisher (Presbyterian)

Prince Edward Island

m.

Jennie Windsor, of Alberton, PEI






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