Samuel Harvey Fisher

Last updated 5 Mar 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Oct 1882 in , , Kansas, United States

Father: John R. Fisher (1835 – bef 1889)

Mother: Samantha J. Karns (1848 – 1915)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1900-ps-ks-rawlins-130-8a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Union Township, enumeration district 130, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 291A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Rawlins ⟩ Union ⟩ District 0130" image 1; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240496]

Reference Detail: Line 34, dwelling 123

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Samuel H. Fisher).

census-us-1920-ps-ks-decatur-18-2a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Decatur County, Olive, enumeration district 18, sheet 2A (form); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Feb 2021) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Decatur ⟩ Olive ⟩ District 0018" image 3; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 529 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Reference Detail: Line 28, dwelling 28

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Harvey Fisher).

obituary-symantha-spear-1915: Obituary for Symantha J. (Karnes) Spear (1915); “Obituary / Mrs. T. J. Spear,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 29 Apr 2018), image “United States of America ⟩ Kansas ⟩ Oberlin ⟩ Oberlin Herald ⟩ 1915 ⟩ 05 ⟩ 13” page 5; citing “Oberlin Herald (Oberlin, Kansas), 13 May 1915 (Thursday), page 5, column 3”

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Samuel Harvey Fisher).

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birth

census-us-1900-ps-ks-rawlins-130-8a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Union Township, enumeration district 130, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 291A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Rawlins ⟩ Union ⟩ District 0130" image 1; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240496]

Reference Detail: Line 34, dwelling 123

Comment Detail: Source includes date (Oct/1882), age (17), and location (Kansas). Using his age and the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1882 to 1 June 1883, which encompasses the given date.

census-us-1920-ps-ks-decatur-18-2a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Decatur County, Olive, enumeration district 18, sheet 2A (form); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Feb 2021) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Decatur ⟩ Olive ⟩ District 0018" image 3; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 529 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Reference Detail: Line 28, dwelling 28

Comment Detail: Source includes age (37) and location (Kansas). Using his age and the official census date of 1 Jan 1920 gives a birth date range from 2 Jan 1882 to 1 Jan 1883.

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father

census-us-1900-ps-ks-rawlins-130-8a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Union Township, enumeration district 130, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 291A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Rawlins ⟩ Union ⟩ District 0130" image 1; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240496]

Reference Detail: Lines 30,34, dwelling 123

Comment Detail: Source identifies Samuel H. Fisher as the step-son of Thomas J. Spear.

obituary-symantha-spear-1915: Obituary for Symantha J. (Karnes) Spear (1915); “Obituary / Mrs. T. J. Spear,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 29 Apr 2018), image “United States of America ⟩ Kansas ⟩ Oberlin ⟩ Oberlin Herald ⟩ 1915 ⟩ 05 ⟩ 13” page 5; citing “Oberlin Herald (Oberlin, Kansas), 13 May 1915 (Thursday), page 5, column 3”

Comment Detail: Source identifies Samuel Harvey Fisher as a biological son of John R. Fisher.

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mother

obituary-symantha-spear-1915: Obituary for Symantha J. (Karnes) Spear (1915); “Obituary / Mrs. T. J. Spear,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 29 Apr 2018), image “United States of America ⟩ Kansas ⟩ Oberlin ⟩ Oberlin Herald ⟩ 1915 ⟩ 05 ⟩ 13” page 5; citing “Oberlin Herald (Oberlin, Kansas), 13 May 1915 (Thursday), page 5, column 3”

Comment Detail: Source identifies Samuel Harvey Fisher as a biological son of Symantha J. Karns.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Laura G. ____ (bet 1884/1885 – ?)

Married: ?

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

census-us-1920-ps-ks-decatur-18-2a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Decatur County, Olive, enumeration district 18, sheet 2A (form); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Feb 2021) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Decatur ⟩ Olive ⟩ District 0018" image 3; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 529 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Reference Detail: Lines 28,29, dwelling 28

Comment Detail: Source identifies Laura G. Fisher as the wife of Harvey Fisher.

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Child: Dale B. Fisher (bet 1913/1914 – ?)

Child: <private>

Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Occupation: (farm laborer) 1 Jun 1900

Residence: 1 Jun 1900 at Union Township, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

Residence: May 1915 at Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas, United States

Occupation: (farmer) 1 Jan 1920

Residence: 1 Jan 1920 at Olive Township, Decatur County, Kansas, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1900-ps-ks-rawlins-130-8a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Union Township, enumeration district 130, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 291A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Rawlins ⟩ Union ⟩ District 0130" image 1; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240496]

Reference Detail: Line 34, dwelling 123

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 June 1900) and occupation (Farm laborer).

census-us-1900-ps-ks-rawlins-130-8a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Union Township, enumeration district 130, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 291A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Rawlins ⟩ Union ⟩ District 0130" image 1; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240496]

Reference Detail: Line 34, dwelling 123

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 June 1900) and location (Union Township, County: Rawlins, State: Kansas).

obituary-symantha-spear-1915: Obituary for Symantha J. (Karnes) Spear (1915); “Obituary / Mrs. T. J. Spear,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 29 Apr 2018), image “United States of America ⟩ Kansas ⟩ Oberlin ⟩ Oberlin Herald ⟩ 1915 ⟩ 05 ⟩ 13” page 5; citing “Oberlin Herald (Oberlin, Kansas), 13 May 1915 (Thursday), page 5, column 3”

Comment Detail: Source includes location (Oberlin [, Kansas]) and obituary date (13 May 1915).

census-us-1920-ps-ks-decatur-18-2a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Decatur County, Olive, enumeration district 18, sheet 2A (form); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Feb 2021) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Decatur ⟩ Olive ⟩ District 0018" image 3; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 529 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Reference Detail: Line 28, dwelling 28

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and occupation (Farmer).

census-us-1920-ps-ks-decatur-18-2a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Decatur County, Olive, enumeration district 18, sheet 2A (form); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Feb 2021) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Decatur ⟩ Olive ⟩ District 0018" image 3; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 529 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Reference Detail: Line 28, dwelling 28

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and location (Olive Township, County: Decatur, State: Kansas).

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General Notes and Anecdotes

In T.J.'s obituary, Samuel is noted as Harvey, implying that he went by his middle name, at least among family. [obituary-thomas-spear-1923]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

obituary-thomas-spear-1923: Obituary for Thomas James Spear (1923); “T.J. Spear Dies Suddenly,” Oberlin Herald (Oberlin Kansas), 16 Aug 1923 (Thursday), page unknown, column unknown

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Harvey Fisher).

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