Posts Tagged ‘Moses Fisk’

Surname Saturday: Fisk

Saturday, April 10th, 2010


Here’s what I’ve learned so far about my FISK ancestors:

1. Dean Richardson

2. Roberta Matthews Knapp

3. Kenneth Guilford Knapp, born 07 January 1906 in Worcester, Worcester County, MA; died 8 Sep 1974 in Bradenton, Manatee County, FL.

4. Rosamund Guilford, born Jun 1874 in Williamsburg, Hampshire County, MA; died 1942 in Westfield, Union County, NJ.

5. Harriett Amanda Fisk, born Jan 1841 in Worthington, Hampshire County, MA; died 21 Sep 1893.

6. Moses Fisk, Jr., born 11 Nov 1804 in West Chesterfield, Hampshire County, MA; died Sep 1875 in Suffield, Hartford County, CT

7. Moses Fisk, born 12 Nov 1780 in Worthington, Hampshire County, MA; died 22 Feb 1851 in Chester, Hampden County, MA

8. Josiah Fisk, born 8 Feb 1745 in Willington, Tolland County, CT; died 1 Aug 1826.

I’ve taken most of the data for Moses Jr., Moses and Josiah from pp. 160-161 of “History and Genealogy of the Families of Chesterfield Massachusetts 1762-1962″ by Ruth A. Baker, published by The Town of Chesterfield, Massachusetts in 1962. The census image I’ve included shows Moses Fisk, his wife Lorintha Pearl, and their children, including Harriet A., enumerated in Worthington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts in 1850.

Tombstone Tuesday: Emily Lucretia Todd Fisk

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010


Emily Lucretia Todd Fisk was born 08 May 1783 and died 26 Mar 1815. She’s buried in the Gate Cemetery, Chesterfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. She and her husband Moses Fisk were parents of Moses Fisk, Jr., my third-great-grandfather.

The inscription reads:

Memory of
Mrs. Lucretia
Wife of
Mr. Moses Fisk died
March 26th 1815
in the 32nd year of her

This image was found on Find A Grave where it’s memorial # 44140944. It was uploaded by P.K. MacGruder on 09 Nov 2009.