FISHER, William

Male - 1794

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  • Name FISHER, William 
    Born Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    • William Fisher was second lieutenant in the Northumberland county militia organized in 1777. He also filled various township offices and was one of the original subscribers to the Chillisquaque Presbyterian Church. He died in 1794. He was a native of Cumberland county, as was also his wife Mary, daughter of Alexander Murray, of Cumberland county.
    • William Fisher, on whose land the reapers were working when the Indians came, sold this farm in 1790 to Samuel Bond, who came from Cecil County, Maryland. Fisher then bought a tract of land known as St.George’s Flats (later the Frederick farms). William Fisher’s wife was Mary, daughter of Alexander Murray.
    _UID 33A140ED5E8844DD932AFFC50FE22FB25B58 
    Died 1794 
    Person ID I6440  Milton Families
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2013 

    Family MURRAY, Mary,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    +1. FISHER, Mary,   d. 1857
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F2008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Floyd's History of Northumberland County, PA 1911, Page 350.

    2. [S76] Standard-Journal Newspaper - Milton, PA, Saturday, June 12, 1954 Bits of Area History by WILLIAM G. MURDOCK.