MUSCATINE COUNTY IOWA|
Source: REGISTER OF OLD SETTLERS , BOOK One, page 461
submitted by Neal Carter, November 28, 2007
RELICT OF THE LATE C. W. FISHER DEAD.
Jun 20, 1898 (hand written)
One of the city’s early settlers and a long time resident of Butlerville, MRS. C. W. FISHER departed this life yesterday morning at her home, No. 107 East Seventh street, death terminating an illness of about three weeks’ duration. Her late husband was known as one of the most skilled tinners the city ever had, he passing into rest eternal on the 8th of October, 1895. Mrs. Fisher first saw the light of day in Hummelstown, Dauphin county, Pa., and reached the age of 66 years, 8 months and 25 days. Coming from the Keystone state to Iowa in 1854, she had resided here ever since and was known as a good woman and faithful communicant of the First M. E. church. She was united in marriage to the late C. W. Fisher on July 15th, 1851, and of the issue of their union six sons and as many daughters survive, they being Mrs. Sarah Hain, Mrs. Lillie Denham, Mrs. Carl Lorenz, Mrs. Lincoln Harker, Mrs. Dennis Stapleton, Mrs. C. C. Smith, Cornelius B., John, Edwin, Charles, George and Harry. The funeral is to occur from the residence Saturday morning at 10 o’clock.
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