Captain John Fisher

Male Abt 1740 - Aft 1780  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name John Fisher 
    Title Captain 
    Born Abt 1740 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 16 Mar 1777  Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    American Revolution (US)
     
    Occupation Master of the Sloop Beaver 
    Died Aft 1780 
    Notes 
    • In his marriage record he his known as "a Seafaring Man" 20Oct1767 "John Fisher (Mariner) and wife Bethia and Hannah Scolley(spinster) deed to John Greenleafe (apothacary) land; in Williams Court.
      Family story states he participated in the Boston Tea Party
    • Master of the Sloop Beaver II. Lost some of his property in the great Boston Fire of 1760. A child's arm chair and a matching adults chair were saved and is still in the family (2001-Shelton Fisher)
    • Sailed to the West Indies often. According to family tradition, he was set upon by Portuguese pirates and was never heard from since.
    Person ID I15617  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2013 

    Father William Fisher,   b. 21 Feb 1726, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1770, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Mary 
    Family ID F5256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bethiah Scollay,   b. 30 Dec 1744, Medford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Mar 1762  Medford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Fisher, Jr.,   c. 20 Mar 1763, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Samuel Scollay Fisher,   c. 5 May 1765, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Hannah Fisher,   b. 19 Jul 1767, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1769  (Age 1 years)
    +4. Hannah Fisher,   c. 28 May 1769, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1849  (Age ~ 80 years)
    +5. Robert Fisher,   c. 24 Feb 1771, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Victor, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     6. Deborah Fisher,   c. 14 Feb 1773, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Martha Fisher,   c. 19 Feb 1775, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F5255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Mar 1762 - Medford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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