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William Washington Fish
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Birth: 1800
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1843
Georgia, USA

Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA)
10 January 1843
DIED.
Departed this life at his residence in Washington county, on Sunday evening the 1st inst., Mr. WILLIAM FISH, in the 43d year of his age. Mr. Fish was a highly worthy and enterprizing citizen, an affectionate husband, a kind father, and a sincere and devoted friend. In this truly melancholly dispensation, his afflicted family, as well as the community at large, have indeed experienced a severe loss

William Fish

The Union-Recorder
November 05, 2008 09:36 pm

The William Fish family commemoration service will be Saturday,?Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. at the Fish Vault in Memory Hill Cemetery. The Fish Family was recently re-interred after vault restoration by the Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries. William Fish died Jan. 1, 1843, in his 43rd year, and Sarah Harvard Fish died Sept 6, 1856, in her 52nd year. Four other family members were also re-interred.


WILLIAM FISH 12-29-1842 - no probate date - William Fish died Jan.3,1843, his will was probated and Sarah fish, his widow and George W. Fish, his son, were executors.
The will was burned in the courthouse fire of March 1855.


The photo to the right:

The Wm. Fish Family Vault is located in Memory Hill Cemetery at Milledgeville, Baldwin County, GA. The Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries restored it in 2008. A blurb from the 5 November 2008 Union-Recorder (Milledgeville, GA): "...The Fish Family was recently re-interred after vault restoration by the Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries. William Fish died Jan. 1, 1843, in his 43rd year, and Sarah Harvard Fish died Sept. 6, 1856, in her 52nd year. Four other family members were also re-interred.

http://www.friendsofcems.org/Baldwin/FishVault/FishVaultProgram.pdf

http://thesga.org/2009/03/the-restoration-of-the-fish-vault-in-memory-hill-cemetery/ 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Harvard Fish (1804 - 1856)*
 
 Children:
  George Washington Fish (1820 - 1871)*
  Emily Eliza Fish Janes (1824 - 1894)*
  Fannie Fish Williams (1833 - 1896)*
  Thomas Jefferson Fish (1837 - 1863)*
  David Augustus Fish (1839 - 1902)*
  Horace Virgil Fish (1840 - 1845)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memory Hill Cemetery
Milledgeville
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: rhonda bruce & sandrea m...
Record added: Dec 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 122563207
William Washington Fish
Added by: rhonda bruce & sandrea myers (cousin)
 
 
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Omitted from list of William and Sarah (nee Harvard)Fish's children were:1. Dr. John D. (Dawson) Fish of Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia2. Dr. James S. Fish of Rapides County, Louisiana
- Ranny Brewer
 Added: Oct. 13, 2014
 
 
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