This obit was typed on a piece of paper and was found in the Fisher
Family Bible that originally belonged to Henry Fisher. This Bible
appears to have stayed in the family by the continuation of family obits
that were glued inside. Please pass this along to the Fisher and Miami
County mailing list. Thanks!
Terri Huffman Saylor (TJSaylor@aol.com or
Henry Fisher, second son of George and Barbara (Moss) Fisher, was
born 1 1/2 miles North of Mexico, Miami County, Indiana, on May 11th,
When a young man he settled in Fulton County, and with energy and
perseverence cleared a home out of the primeval forest. A few years
later he removed to the old home-stead 2 1/2 miles west of Mexico, where
he again builded a home and lived continuously for 45 years, when he
retired from active labor and moved to Mexico, where he resided until
the death Angel summoned him in the early morning of January 21st, 1931
at the age of 85 years 8 months and 10 days.
October 20, 1867 he was married to Mary E Simons, who was called by
death on May 20, 1870, leaving one daughter, Cora Emma, who became the
wife of Josiah Maus, she was called by death in 1899, leaving one
daughter, Mable, now the wife of Robert Donaldson of Detroit Michigan.
On April 3, 1873 he was married to Martha Biddle who passed away on
Nov. 3 of the same year.
January 16, 1878 he was united in marriage to Isabell Ault, who was a
true help mate for forty four years, having passed away Feb. 24, 1922.
To this union was born three children, Ira, Bertha and Tony all of near
Mexico, who with six grand-children and six great grand-children
On December 15, 1894 he accepted Christ and united with the Church of
the Brethren, three years later 1897 he was called to the Deacon's
office and in his lifes work the interest of his church always stood
He was a kind man to all with whom he come in contact, ever ready to
do his part in times of need and was held in high esteem in the
community in which he lived.
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