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Edward FISHER  

Born: 1615
Died: 1677 in Portsmith, RI
Age: 62 years
Children with Judith SMITH
Hannah FISHER Born: ABT 1644 Died: AFT 1727
Tiverton, RI
Mary FISHER Born: Died: 1717
Ruth FISHER Born: 1640 Died:
Notes: Of Portsmouth. RI Records.
Will dated Sept. 18, 1665, names daughters Hanna BRIGGS, (her husband John BRIGGS of Portsmouth), Ruth POTTER, (wife of John POTTER of Warwick), and Mary FISHER, and wife Judith.

The will was proved, 5 Oct, 1677, and receipt given for legacies from father-in-law Edward FISHER by Thomas BRIGGS of Dartmouth, husband of Mary BRIGGS; John POTTER, husband of Ruth PORTER; and John BRIGGS, husband of Hanna BRIGGS, on 6 Jan 1682. This means that Mary was married between 1665 and 1682. Her marriage record is filed in Newport Co. RI marriages and probate records.

A freeman in 1655, of Portsmouth. Birthdates from Sherwood Orison Cole, World Family Tree, Vol 27, Tree1809
Also listed in Ancestral Heads of New England Families, Surnames E-F, page-83, and as a representative in Portsmouty, 1672 and 1673 (Peirce`s List)

Mentioned in the will of President John Sanford, founder of the Sanford family of Rhode Island., who died in 1653 who named his brother in law Edward Hutchinson and a loving and trusty friend, Edward Fisher of Portsmouth as overseers of his will. (Found in Genealogies of Rhode Island Families, Vol II, page 139
1615 - 1677


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