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George W. Fisher
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1801
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1866
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Elmwood Biographical Sketches, 1874
The sharp, aquiline features of George W. Fisher, as he went industriously about the streets discharging a sheriff's functions though a series of years in Memphis, will long be remembered. he was an honest, and just, and generous old gentleman, as universally esteemed as he was widely known. He was born in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, March 21st, 1801, became a citizen of North Carolina in 1814, was married in 1823, removed to Cottonport, on the Tennessee river, and in 1834 became a citizen of Fayette county, which he twice represented in the Legislature. he became a citizen of Shelby county in 1848, and represented this and Fayette county in the State Senate, a position he filled till his death, November 20th, 1866.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elmina E. Leonard Fisher (1811 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Barbara Garison (1836 - 1924)*
  James H.P. Fisher (1841 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Lot 90, Chapel Hill, Sp. 9
 
Created by: Mary & Kent
Record added: Feb 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105272287
George W. Fisher
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George W. Fisher
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- Mary & Kent
 Added: Feb. 15, 2013
 
 
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