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Fisher, James, 1814?-1886


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  • Variants

    • Fisher, J. (James)
    • Fisher, Jas. (James), 1814?-1886
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1814?
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1886-12-03
    • Birth Place

        Pennsylvania
    • Death Place

        Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        Boston (Mass.)
    • Associated Locale

        New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Gender

        Males
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (itoamc) Booksellers
          (itoamc) Importers
            (itoamc) Merchants
              (itoamc) Publishers
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          • Earlier Established Forms

            • Fisher, J. (James)
          • Sources

            • found: Boston comic almanac for 1840, 1839:t.p. (James Fisher; publisher, 71 Court St., Boston)
            • found: Affecting history of the children in the woods, 1842:t.p. (J. Fisher; publisher, Boston)
            • found: Memoir of Mr. and Mrs. Wood, 1840:t.p. (James Fisher, 71 Court Street, Boston; publisher and importer of all dramatic productions)
            • found: Turner's comic almanac, 1850, 1849:t.p. (James Fisher; publisher at 74 Chatham St., New York)
            • found: America's Historical Newspapers, via WWW, May 6, 2020:Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 23, 1886 (James Fisher; deceased; estate valued at $45,432.23)
            • found: Ancestry, via WWW, May 6, 2020:U.S. Fed. Censuses (1850: James Fisher; age 38; b. Penn.; bookseller, Boston, Mass.; father of Alfred J. and Julia; 1860: James Fisher; age 45; bookseller, Philadelphia; father of Alfred J. and Julia; 1870: Jas. Fisher; age 53; publisher, Philadelphia; son of Mary, age 87) Philadelphia Death Certificates Index (James Fisher; merchant; d. at Philadelphia, 3 Dec. 1886, age 72; interred at Monument Cemetery)
            • found: MWA/NAIP files, May 6, 2020(access point.: Fisher, James, 1814?-1886; note: bookseller; publisher; active from about 1838 until at least 1886, which is the last year he appears in the Philadelphia directory; active at Philadelphia, Boston, and New York; in partnership with his brothers Abraham Fisher (1812-1902) and William R. Fisher; also associated with the firm Turner & Fisher; born in Philadelphia, probably in 1814; d. 3 Dec. 1886)
          • Change Notes

            • 1986-01-07: new
            • 2020-05-27: revised
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