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Thomas Jefferson Fish
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Birth: 1837
Death: 1863

When Mr Fish lost his family suddenly to illness, his grief was overwhelming. After placing their bodies in the vault, he brought in his favorite rocking chair. He then proceeded to brick himself up inside the vault, and was never seen again.
This has become a Georgia ghost story. Legend has it that when someone knocks on the door and asks, "What are you doing, Mr. Fish?" Mr Fish replies, "Nothing at all."  
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Washington Fish (1800 - 1843)
  Sarah Harvard Fish (1804 - 1856)
 
 Siblings:
  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
Plot: Vault--East side, Section J, Lot 50, Person 1
 
Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7970119
Thomas Jefferson Fish
Added by: Evening Blues
 
Thomas Jefferson Fish
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Thomas Jefferson Fish
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Added by: Michael Dover
 
 
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PVT, Co. I, Georgia 4th Infantry Regiment; to Full 1st Sergeant, 10 Dec 1862. Mustered out on 23 May 1863 at Richmond, VA.
- rhonda bruce & sandrea myers (cousin)
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014

- JJ Coppinger
 Added: Feb. 5, 2011
Military - Civil War - Co. I, 4th Georgia. Wounded in the battle of Chancellorsville, died a few days later.
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Aug. 13, 2010
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