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 Joseph Fish

Joseph Fish

Birth
Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Dec 1926 (aged 86)
Enterprise, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Enterprise, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 60173 · View Source
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Joseph Fish was among the early settlers of Iron County, Utah; Snowflake, Arizona; and the Mormon Colonies in Mexico. He was mostly self-educated, but well educated. He was a storekeeper, newspaper editor,school teacher, attorney, justice of the peace, sawyer, surveyor, territorial legislator, and historian. His writings have long been valuable resources for later historians and genealogists in researching life in the early days of white settlement of the West. Above all, he was a moral man with solid character. [from Blaine Nay]

His writings include History of the Eastern Arizona Stake; History of Enterprise, Utah; a 7 volume work on the Pioneers of the Southwest and the Territory of Arizona. All of these volumes plus his autobiography are available on www.lulu.com.

He married four wives in polygamy: Mary Campbell Steele, Eliza Jane Lewis, Adelaide Margaret Smith and Julia Ann Reidhead and had 20 children.

Children with Mary were: Mary Josephine, Frances Amelia, Catherine Delphina, Joseph Campbell, John Lazelle and Jessie May.

He had no children with Eliza.

Children with Adelaide were: Horace Nathaniel, Silas Leavitt and Joseph Smith.

Children with Julia were: Franklin Richards, Eliza, Roland, Wilford Preston, Florence, Zelma, Hannah, Julia Maria, Adelaide, Jesse Lewis and Delma.



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  • Maintained by: mommycita
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60173
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Fish (27 Jun 1840–10 Dec 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60173, citing Enterprise City Cemetery, Enterprise, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by mommycita (contributor 47019680) .