Agnes <I>Taylor</I> Fisher


Agnes Taylor Fisher

Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 17 Apr 1747 (aged 21)
Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial East Derry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Plot Historic area - West
Memorial ID 38814693 View Source

Here lies buried the body of Mrs. Agnes the wife of Mr. Samuel Fisher who departed this life April 17, 1747 in the 21st year of her age.

Note: Stone cleaned 07 Aug 2009

Her mother was Janet Wilson but Janet's burial place is unknown.

Agnes (Sarah) Taylor and Samuel Fisher had one daughter, Nancy (Agnes) Fisher, b. 17 April 1747, which means that Agnes died during childbirth.

Agnes Taylor, dau. of Matthew and Jennet Taylor, b. Mar. 6, 1725/6 per the original handwritten first Londonderry Town Book, entered contemporaneous within the era in which she lived, likely from the Taylor family bible. The date represents a birth on Mar. 6, 1725 in the older Julian calendar, now written historically as Mar. 6, 1725/26 in the modern Gregorian calender, latter adopted by England in 1752. On the other hand, the 1906 record of her birth, as copied by the then town clerk under the State of New Hampshire requirements, errored by using only the old Julian calendar date of her birth.

On June 24, 1745 at Londonderry, Agnes m. as his 1st wife, Samuel Fisher, and d. following childbirth Apr. 17, 1747 (g.s.). The child, dau. Nancy born the same day as her mother's death, survived to adulthood to marry and leave descendants.


Here Lies Buried
The Body Of
Mrs Agnes The
Wife Of Mr. Samuel
Fisher Who
Departed This
Life April 17th
1747 In The 21st
Year Of Her Age

Based on Agnes' recorded date of birth (Mar. 6, 1725/6) in the original handwritten 1st town book of Londonderry, on the day Agnes died she was physically 21 years old, and Ætatis suæ (i.e., Æ, "Aged," in the XX year of her Age) 22, not 21 as inscribed.

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  • Maintained by: 47117651
  • Originally Created by: D. J. Goldman
  • Added: 27 Jun 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 38814693
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Agnes Taylor Fisher (6 Mar 1726–17 Apr 1747), Find a Grave Memorial ID 38814693, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by 47117651 (contributor 47117651) .