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John William Fisher

Male 1858 - 1947  (89 years)


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  • Name John William Fisher 
    Born 20 Apr 1858  Simcoe, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Oct 1947  Croswell, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Croswell newspaper clipping, April 22 - CROSWELL WORSHIPFUL MASTER BELIEVED OLDEST IN MICHIGAN -

      J. W. Fisher, worshipful master of Croswell lodge No. 469, F. & A. M., celebrated his eightieth birthday Wednesday.

      Mr. Fisher is the oldest man to hold this office in the lodge and is believed to be the oldest worshipful master of any Masonic lodge in Michigan at the present time. He has been a member of the Croswell lodge 18 years. He has also been a member of the Forester lodge 49 years.

      Mr. Fisher was born in Simcoe, Norfold county, Ont., April 20, 1858 the oldest of 11 children born to William and Catherine Fisher, pioneer residents of that vicinity. Mr. Fisher came to Michigan in 1880 and was employed in the lumbering business in Au Sable 12 years. He moved to a farm in Grant township, St. Clair county in 1894 and in 1900 came to Lexington township, Sanilac county, wwhere he purchased the Matthew French farm east of here. He lived on this farm 18 years coming to Croswell in 1918. Since that time he has lived a retired life.

      Mr. and Mrs. Fisher will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Sept. 8. Mrs. Fisher was Miss Susan M. James. Their marriage took place in Au Sable Sept. 8, 1888. They have two daughters, Mrs. I. Roy Cook and Mrs. Harry Cummings, both of Lexington. Six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Mr. Fisher also has four brothers and four sisters, John Fisher, South Middleton, Ont.; Charles and George Fisher, all of Tilsonburg, Ont; four sisters, Mrs. Wallace Sinden, Langton, Ont.; Mrs. Lester Mitchell, Croswell; Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull, Delhi, Ont, and Mrs. John Clark, Maybees Corners, Ont. Mr. Fisher has drawn a picture of his family tree covering a peiod of 70 years. There are now 82 branches on the tree. Each branch represents a descendant of his parents, William and Catherine Fisher.

      Mr. Fisher served on the Croswell council from 1924 to 1934. He lists among his favorite sports hunting and fishing. He also take great pleasure in his annual visits to Tilsonburg. He take pride in his splendid garden and is one of a committee which will judge a better homes and gardens contest, which is being sponsored by the Croswell Commercial club. Mr. Fisher walks with the erect carriage of a young man and few would guess him to be more than 65 years old.
    Person ID P436  Klasen Family Tree
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2018 

    Father John Wilhem Frederick Fisher,   b. 28 Feb 1830, Calla, S.E. Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jan 1899  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine Vogt,   b. 27 Jan 1832, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1905  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 05 Sep 1855 
    Family ID F154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Amana James,   b. 21 Feb 1870, Victoria, Ontairio, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jun 1960, Lexington, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 08 Sep 1888  Au Sable, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Fisher,   b. 11 Oct 1892, AuSable, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1979, Port Huron, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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