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Georgina Fisher
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1846
Great Chart
Kent, England
Death: Sep. 20, 1854
Albany County
Wyoming, USA

Born in Woolwich District of the southeast part of Greater London.

Georgina was the youngest daughter of Jane Christon and Thomas Frederick Fisher.

Her parents and several children (Thomas William John, William Frederick, John, Mary Ann and Georgina) departed from Liverpool, England on 8 April 1854 aboard the sailing vessel, "Marshfield". They arrived at the Port of New Orleans, Louisiana 29 May 1854.

Her family had immigrated to America and joined the Robert L. Campbell Wagon Company of LDS Church members. They were headed for the Great Salt Lake Valley, departing from an outfitting post at Westport, Missouri 18 July 1854.

The following account is from Church History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847-1868:

Trail Journal- Thomas Sutherland, clerk
19th Tuesday, we camped about 8 oClock in the afternoon at, "La Bonte", Creek. an accident which afterwards resulted in death occured [blank space] Just at the camp ground Br Thos Fishers waggon having having Suddenly gone [blank space] down a hill his daughter Georgina aged 8 years, being a sleep in the waggon fell [blank space] out. The wheel of the waggon having gone over her, Blood came from her ears and [blank space]. She died on the following morning at 3 oClock.....20th Wednesday...we crossed La Bonte Creek......21st Thursday. Morning warm. Brother Fishers Child was buried previous to us starting this morning. The grief of the parents on this occasion can be better Understood than expressed as the child was interesting, being well educated and and nicely accomplished for her years! We rolled at 7 A.M.

This tragic event occurred on the Mormon Trail, near Fort Laramie, Wyoming Territory, which would now be Albany County.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Frederick Fisher (1811 - 1887)
  Jane Christon Fisher (1812 - 1902)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas William John Fisher (1835 - 1874)*
  Jane Elizabeth Fisher (1837 - 1840)*
  William Frederick Fisher (1839 - 1919)*
  John Fisher (1842 - 1905)*
  Mary Ann Fisher Egan (1844 - 1887)*
  Georgina Fisher (1846 - 1854)
  George Christon Fisher (1858 - 1895)**
  Albert Henry Fisher (1860 - 1862)**
  Effie Euginie Fisher (1862 - 1867)**
  Victor Edward Fisher (1867 - 1885)**
  Richard Erastus Fisher (1869 - 1870)**
  Inez Fisher Leaker (1871 - 1924)**
  Alfred Ernest Fisher (1874 - 1965)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Buried on Mormon Trail, LaBonte Creek, near Fort Laramie, Wyoming.
 
Created by: history4sure
Record added: Jun 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92503898
 


- Cluckymom
 Added: Nov. 5, 2012
Special Blessings, sweet one.
- history4sure
 Added: Jun. 24, 2012
 
 
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