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The Fishers of
Windham Co, Vermont


The Family of Edmund Fisher of Halifax, Vermont

  A reference in the sketch of Nehemiah Fisher in the History of Marlborough, VT: Top of Page

The Family of Deacon Nehemiah Willis and Lucretia (Marsh) Fisher - Marlboro, Vermont

This sketch is from "The Local History of Marlborough, Vermont:

"NEHEMIAH FISHER was licensed Oct. 6, 1816. He was not ordained, but preached much here, and in the neighboring  churches, greatly to the edification of his brethren and the good  of souls. Having faithfully served his generation to a good old  age he died in the midst of his brethren Dec. 11, 1846, greatly
lamented as one of whom all were ready to say "he was a good man."

FISHER, Deacon Nehemiah (s. of Edmund, of Halifax), b.  April 23, 1764, m. Lucretia, b. Oct. 23, 1764, dau. of  Zebediah Marsh. He d. Dec. 8, 1846. She d. March 30,  1851. Children:
 

Note: This census record in 1790 fits him fairly good. Note four girls above were born before 1790, plus wife, makes five women:

HEADS OF FAMILIES AT THE FIRST CENSUS OF THE UNITED STATES TAKEN IN THE YEAR 1790 VERMONT
NAME OF HEAD OF FAMILY.
WINDHAM COUNTY.
GUILFORD TOWN
 

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Nehemiah Willis and Abigail Whitney (Bruce) Fisher - Marlborough, Vermont

FISHER, Nehemiah-Willis (s. of Deacon Nehemiah), m. March  22, 1829, Abigail-Whitney, dau. of Elijah Bruce. He d.  Dec. B, 1858. Children:
  "A burying ground was commenced in Feb., 1847, in the north part of the town on the farm of Eli Dunklee, west of the Branch, in which the remains of the following persons have  been interred, viz.: Eli Dunklee, Cyrus Stearns, George Richardson and daughter, NEHEMIAH WILLIS FISHER and daughter, Josiah Parks and wife, Anna and Eli, children of Benoni W. Blake,  Mary, wife of John Davenport, Henry H. Barret, son of  Pardon Barret, and perhaps others. "

Source: "The Local History of Marlborough, Vermont:
 

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Miscellaneous Vermont Notes re Fishers

From GenWeb Windham Co site:

History of Marlborough, Vermont:

Baptist Church in Marlborough and Newfane--Methodist Church


These references can be purchased from the NEHGS:
 


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From GenWeb Archives:

Marriages copied from "The History of the Town of Marlborough, Windham County, Vermont"

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Related Links:

See the Diary of Ellen Serepta (Fisher) Baldwin of their covered wagon trip from Sand Spring,  Iowa to Kansas in the late 1860's. Ellen Serepta (Fisher) Baldwin is a daughter of Nehemiah Willis Fisher.
 

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