FISHER, John T.

Male 1853 - 1914  (60 years)


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  • Name FISHER, John T. 
    Born 21 Jan 1853  Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography
    • From Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891: JOHN T. FISHER, merchant, was born in Union county, Pennsylvania, January 21, 1854. His father, Thomas T. Fisher, was born in Lycoming county, Pennsylvania, and was a blacksmith by trade. He married Annie Addis of the same county, and April 1, 1849, they removed to Union county, where they still reside. Their children are: Addis, of Union county; Emma J., deceased; Kate E., wife of Philip Davis, of Williamsport, Pennsylvania; Margaret A ., wife of Robert Hartzel, of Williamsport ; Hannah B.; Edna J., of Williamsport; Victor B., of Newberry; Bennette, and Dollie, of Williamsport.
      The subject of this sketch was reared and educated in Union county, and learned the blacksmith trade, which he followed until May 27, 1883, when he was appointed clerk in the railway mail service and ran from New York to Pittsburgh on the Pennsylvania railroad. He was promoted to chief clerk, November 1, 1888, having his office at Harrisburg, and held the same until April 4, 1889. He then came to Milton and became a member of the firm of Stahl & Fisher. He was married February 8, 1882, to Martha Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Riddell, of Milton, and they have three children: Charles Merrill; Frank Monteville; and Ralph Stewart. Mr. Fisher is connected with the F. & A. M. and I. O. O. F. He is a stockholder in the Milton Record, and politically is a Democrat.
    Census (desc) 1860  Brady Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (desc) 1870  Gregg Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (desc) 1880  Gregg Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    living with his parents and working in a blacksmith shop 
    Census (desc) 1900  Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working as a blacksmith 
    Widowed 5 Apr 1912 
    _UID 99F5937A6AE4184A8076A62721AD3AC5DB1A 
    Died 18 Jan 1914  [1
    Person ID I2619  Milton Families
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father FISHER, Thomas T.,   b. 1821, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother ADDIS, Analiza,   b. 1826, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Family ID F1151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family RIDDELL, Martha Elizabeth,   b. 3 May 1860, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1912, Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 1880 
    Children 
     1. FISHER, Charles Merrill,   b. 1883, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. FISHER, Frank Monteville,   b. 1884, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. FISHER, Ralph Stewart,   b. 25 Feb 1886, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1935  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1853 - Union, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1870 - Gregg Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - living with his parents and working in a blacksmith shop - 1880 - Gregg Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a blacksmith - 1900 - Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Gravestone.

    2. [S11] Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891, Page 999.