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Ezekiel Fisher
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1712
Dedham
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 19, 1793
Stoughton
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Ezekiel was the son of Eleazer Fisher and Mary Avery of Dedham, Mass. He was married first, in Stoughton, Mass. on 17 Oct 1739 to Susanna WADSWORTH, the daughter of Ensign George and Sarah Wadsworth; he married second, in Sharon, Mass. on 8 July 1778, Experience (Fuller) Blackman, b. Sharon June 1739, d. Gardiner, Maine 14 June 1823, the widow of Josiah Blackman of Stoughton, and daughter of Jeremiah Fuller and Hannah Newell.

In 1724, when Ezekiel was about 11, his father died, and John Wight was appointed his guardian. In 1734 Ezekiel was appointed administrator of the estate of his brother Nathaniel, of Dedham. By 1736 he had settled on Spring Lane in Stoughton, now in Canton, where he was taxed. By the time of his death, his homestead consisted of 66 acres in Stoughton, with dwelling house, stable and corn barn. He had eleven children with his first wife, and one more with his second.

Children with first wife, all b. Stoughton, MA:

* Nathaniel, b. 29 Sep 1740

* Sarah, b. 16 Feb 1742, d. 19 Aug 1744

* Susanna, b. 26 Dec 1744

* Ruth, b. 15 Sep 1746, d. Canton 26 Oct 1819, m. 12 Apr 1770 Israel BAILEY, b. Stoughton 18 Nov 1747, d. Canton 17 June 1843, the son of Richard Bailey and Anna Mosman. They had five children.

* Ezekiel, b. 5 Aug 1748, d. 22 Aug 1802, m. (1) 20 (or 10) Jan 1771 Sarah MAY, b. Stoughton 25 Oct 1751, d. Stoughton 16 Jan 1778, the daughter of Nathaniel May and Hannah Stearns. He m. (2) 10 Feb 1791 (or 18 Oct 1787) Anna HORTON, b. Stoughton 11 Feb 1763, d. Canton 1 Mar 1841, the daughter of Levi Horton and Ann Kenny. Ezekiel was a sergeant in Captain James Endicott's company, Colonel Robinson's regiment, at the alarm of 19 April 1775, serving eight days. He also had later service during the Revolutionary War. He signed the petition for the incorporation of Canton, dated 17 April 1795. He had nine children.

* Mary, b. 8 July 1750, d. 20 Oct 1767

* Abigail, b. 18 Aug 1752, d. Canton 26 Aug 1842, m. (pub) 1 Apr 1775 Deacon Elijah GILL, b. Stoughton 25 Oct 1752, d. Canton 26 Oct 1826, the son of Col. Benjamin Gill and Bethia Wentworth. They had seven children. Abigail is buried in the Canton Corner Cemetery with a grave marker; Elijah is almost certainly there as well, but has no marker.

* Lemuel, b. 8 Dec 1754

* Hannah, b. 30 Jan 1757, m. 21 Sep 1780 Joseph SMITH, b. Stoughton 7 Aug 1759. They moved to Pompey, NY

* Sarah, b. 24 Mar 1759

* Eunice, b. 3 Feb 1764

With second wife:

* Rebecca, b. Stoughton 29 March 1783, d. W. Gardiner, ME 18 Feb 1857, m. Canton (pub) 16 Mar 1806 Jesse TUCKER, b. Stoughton 14 July 1780, d. Gardiner, ME 7 Mar 1846, son of Deacon Benjamin Tucker and Jane Babcock. Jesse, Rebecca, and her mother, Experience, traveled for three weeks aboard a packet from Boston to Hallowell, arriving in May 1806. Rebecca and Jesse had eleven children.

Material from Philip A. Fisher, The Fisher Genealogy, 1898, and vital records.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Eleazer Fisher (1669 - 1722)
  Mary Lane Avery Fisher (1674 - 1749)
 
 Spouses:
  Susannah Wadsworth Fisher (1721 - 1774)
  Experience Fuller Fisher (1739 - 1823)
 
 Children:
  Nathaniel Fisher (1740 - 1796)*
  Susannah Fisher Bailey (1744 - 1831)*
  Abigail Fisher Gill (1752 - 1841)*
  Lemuel Fisher (1754 - 1810)*
  Sarah Fisher Ingraham (1759 - 1818)*
  Eunice Fisher Williams (1764 - 1832)*
  Rebecca Fisher Tucker (1783 - 1857)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Canton Corner Cemetery
Canton
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Stan Arnold
Originally Created by: Kathy B
Record added: Jun 21, 2008
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Ezekiel Fisher
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