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Merida Eugene "Gene" Fisher
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1873
Franklinton
Washington Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1930
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Merida was the son of Benjamin Toney and Mary Amanda Varnado Fisher Jr. He married Mary Elizabeth Walters about 1895 in Franklinton. They were the parents of John Morris "Jack" Fisher, Lewis Eugene Fisher, Sandy Iddo Fisher, William Levie Fisher, and an adopted son, James Billy Fisher. Gene and Lizzie came to Texas between 1910 and 1920, settling first in Smith County then Anderson County. All of their children were born in Franklinton except Billy who was born in Cross Roads, Henderson Co, TX. He died in Dallas, TX and is buried beside his wife.

OBITUARY: Dallas (TX) Morning News, 30 Nov 1930:
Special to the News.
PALESTINE, Texas, Nov. 29
Funeral services for M. E. Fisher, 57, who died in Dallas, were held Saturday at the Holly Springs Cemetery. The Rev. Charles Simpson, Baptist minister, conducted the services. Mr. Fisher is survived by his widow; four sons, Jack, Lewis, Sandy and Levie Fisher, all of Dallas, and one daughter, Mrs. Ida Williams of Palestine. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Toney Fisher (1853 - 1934)
  Amanda Varnado Fisher (1855 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Walters Fisher (1874 - 1950)
 
 Children:
  John Morris Fisher (1896 - 1952)*
  Ida A Fisher Williams (1898 - 1979)*
  Lewis Eugene Fisher (1903 - 1977)*
  Sandy Iddo Fisher (1905 - 1959)*
  William Levie Fisher (1911 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leah Corkern (1871 - 1962)*
  William Newton Fisher (1872 - 1921)*
  Merida Eugene Fisher (1873 - 1930)
  Thomas Benjamin Fisher (1876 - 1941)*
  Luda Louisan Fisher Walters (1879 - 1928)*
  Andrew Dewitt Fisher (1883 - 1961)*
  Morris Iddo Fisher (1886 - 1958)*
  Mary Elizabeth F. Dickerson (1891 - 1967)*
  Benton Henry Fisher (1893 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
M.E. Fisher
Dec. 12, 1873
Nov. 28, 1930
 
Burial:
Holly Springs Cemetery
Montalba
Anderson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Louise Fisher Goff
Record added: Mar 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18549308
Merida Eugene Gene Fisher
Added by: Louise Fisher Goff
 
Merida Eugene Gene Fisher
Added by: Michael
 
 
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Granddaddy Gene, I wish I could have known you.
- Louise
 Added: Nov. 7, 2009
My great-grandfather.
- ggh
 Added: Feb. 11, 2009

- Bernard-Trigg
 Added: Mar. 22, 2007
 
 
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