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Fischer Family History

This page is a history of the descendants of Johann Friedrich FISCHER and Maria Catharina SCHLEGEL from Poßneck, Thuringia, Germany some of which migrated to Vacha, Sacshen-Weimer-Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany and onto the United States.

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First Generation

Johann Friedrich FISCHER and Maria Catharina SCHLEGEL had the following children:

  1. Johann Karl Gottlieb FISCHER who married Johanna Christiane Ernestine BOHNER

Second Generation

Johann Karl Gottlieb FISCHER and Johanna Christiane Ernestine BOHNER had the following children:

  1. Eduard FISCHER born 19 Nov 1830 in Poßneck, Thuringia, Germany and died 10 Jan 1875 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois. In 1854 in Vacha, Sachen-Weimer-Eisenach , Thuringia, Germany he married Maria Elise MACHETANZ. She was born 2 Mar 1832 in Vacha, Sachen-Weimer-Eisenach , Thuringia, Germany and died 2 Apr 1911 at home in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. She was the daughter of George MACHETANZ and Catherina Elisabetha JACOB. Both Eduard and Maria are buried in the Ottawa Avenue Cemetery, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois.

Third Generation

Eduard FISCHER and Maria Elise MACHETANZ had the following children:

  1. George H P FISCHER born 23 May 1854 in Saxony, Germany and died 16 May 1920 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois. He married Elizabeth "Lizzie" FAULSTICH on 12 May 1881 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois. She was born in Apr 1858 in Germany and died 1 Jul 1907 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois. She was the daughter of Friedrich "Fred" FAULSTICH and Catherine HABERKORN. Both George and Lizzie are buried in the Ottawa Avenue Cemetery, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois.
  2. Elisabeth "Elise" FISCHER born 14 Sep 1855 in Vacha, Sacshen-Weimer-Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany and died 14 Jan 1950 at Sunny Pine Lodge, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. She married John MARTIN on 25 Apr 1878 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois. He was born 24 Aug 1855 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois and died 2 Apr 1931. He was the son of William B MARTIN and Mary Anna ALT. Both Elise and John are buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California.
  3. Bertha FISCHER born 16 Oct 1860 in Vacha, Sacshen-Weimer-Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany and died 3 Nov 1954 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. On 1 Jan 1885 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois she married Samuel Timothy JACOBS, son of Henry JACOBS and Catherine MACHELANZz. Samuel was born 12 Sep 1863 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Bertha was crematred at the Restland Crematory, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. Samuel is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co, Illinois.
  4. Friedrich Louis "Fred" FISCHER Sr born 20 Aug 1863 in Saxony, Germany and died 11 Sep 1936 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He married Louise Pauline HAEBERLIN on 20 Jan 1886 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois. Louise was born Jun 1866 in Illinois and died 16 Jul 1920 at Ryburn Memorial Hospital, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois. She was the daughter of Johann "John" HAEBERLIN and Maria KREIS. Both Fred and Louise are buried in Ottawa Avenue Cemetery, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois.
  5. Charles W FISCHER born Jun 1864 in Germany and died before 1911. He married Dorothea Mary DREIER on 19 Apr 1893 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Dorothea was born Sep 1871 in Illinois and was the daughter of John DREIER.
  6. Ernst Otto "Ernest" FISCHER Sr born 23 Jun 1865 in Hessen, Germany. He married Janie E SHIELDS on 29 Apr 1890 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois. She was born Oct 1871 in Norritsown, Pennsylvania and was the daughter of John SHIELDS and Mary EVANS
  7. Andreas "Andrew" FISCHER Sr born 13 Jan 1868 in Germany and died 30 Oct 1940 in Lake Villa Township, Lake County, Illinois. He married Minnie S "Mammie" DREIER on 20 Nov 1895 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Minnie was born 12 Apr 1873 in Illinois and died Feb 1968 in Cook County, Illinois. She was the daughter of John DREIER. Andrew and Minnie are both buried in the Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
  8. Pauline FISCHER born Apr 1870 in Illinois.
  9. Eda FISCHER born 22 Nov 1873 in Illinois and died Dec 1968 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. On 14 Aug 1894 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, she married Eldredge Dana Boardman MILLER. Dana was born 1865 in New York.

Fourth Generation

George H P FISCHER and Elizabeth "Lizzie" FAULSTICH had the following children:

  1. Elsie G FISCHER born 22 Apr 1885 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois and died 11 Jul 1934 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois. She is buried the Ottawa Avenue Cemetery, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois.
  2. Paul F FISCHER born 3 Jun 1894 in Illinois and died 8 May 1964 at the Veterans Hospital in Bonham, Fannin Co, Texas.. He is buried in the Ottawa Avenue Cemetery, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois.
  3. FISCHER died before 1900
  4. FISCHER died before 1900
  5. FISCHER died before 1900
  6. FISCHER died before 1900

Elise FISCHER and John MARTIN had the following children:

  1. Harriet Marie MARTIN (John, William) born 1 Feb 1879 in Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin and died 29 Jun 1928 in Glenadale, Los Angeles County, California. On 1 Feb 1899, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, she married Frederick Milton HAZLETT. Both Harriet and Fred are buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California.
  2. Edward William MARTIN (John, William) born 18 Jan 1881 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois and died 10 Mar 1955 at home in Riverside, Riverside County, California. He married (1) Lula Alverna HOWER on 22 Sep 1904. She was born 12 Aug 1884 in Olesburg, Kansas and died 5 Jun 1912 at home in Riverside, Riverside County, California. She was the daughter of John G HOWER and Samantha B ALEY. Edward married (2) Nina Winona SHAFT on 22 Jan 1914. Nina was born 11 Mar 1882 in Craigsville, Wells County, Indiana and died 14 Jan 1973 at the Parkview Community Hospital in Riverside, Riverside County, California. She was the daughter of George P SHAFT and Della Ellen REED. Edward, Lula and Nina are all three buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, California.
  3. Emeline Bertha MARTIN (John, William) born 23 Jan 1883 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois and died 23 Nov 1952 at home in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. She married (1) Albert Ensign OILER on 17 Dec 1902 (Divorced) Albert was born 13 MAy 1872 in Shamburg, Pennsylvania and died 5 Jul 1935. He was the son of George OILER and Emma Frances STODDARD. Emeline married (2)between 1920-1931 James Clarence MCINTURFF. James was born 28 Jul 1874 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee and died 17 Sep 1956 at Metropolitan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. James and Emeline are both buried in Grand View Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California. Albert is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.
  4. Alice E MARTIN (John, William) born 9 Aug 1884 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois and died 30 Aug 1919 in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California. On 3 Jan 1907, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, she married John Peter GORDON. John was born 12 Jan 1884 in Long Cove, Maine and died 14 Feb 1949 in Los Angeles County, California. Both Alice and John are buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Gleandale, Los Angeles County, California.

Bertha FISCHER and Samuel T JACOBS had the following children:

  1. Gretchen JACOBS born 19 Jul 1887 in Illinois and died 19 Aug 1950. On 12 Nov 1907 she married Charles Henry McCHESNEY, son of Joseph D McCHESNEY and Mattie SMITH. Charles was born 7 Jan 1888 in Glen Ellyn, DuPage County, Illinois and died 24 May 1947. Gretchen and Charles are both buried in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn, DuPage County, Illinois.
  2. Archie Dean JACOBS born 12 Jul 1892 in Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois and died in Oct 1961. He married Ruth Elizabeth GOULD, daughter of Cassius Wallace GOULD and Clara Elizabeth VOGT. Ruth was born in Mar 1892 in Illinois and died 21 Jun 1968 in Cook Co, Illinois. Archie and Ruth are both buried in the Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois.
  3. Samuel Dana JACOBS born 20 Oct 1896 in Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois and died 20 Apr 1975 in at home, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. He married _?_ _?_ who died before 1975. Samuel is buried in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas Co, Texas.

Friedrich Louis "Fred" FISCHER Sr and Louise Pauline HAEBERLIN had the following children:

  1. Dr. Arthur Haeberlin FISCHER born 26 Nov 1886 in Ottawa, LaSalle Co, Illinois and died 13 Apr 1965 in McAllen, Hidalgo Co, Texas. On 30 Aug 1915 in St Joseph, Berrien Co, Michigan he married (1) Elizabeth Winnefred HITE, daughter of Robert E HITE and Ella CLARK. Elizabeth born 2 Mar 1890 in Newark, Licking Co, Ohio and died 25 Nov 1919 at home in Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois. He married (2) Josephine "Jo" LANE. Jo was born 20 Apr 1899 and died 16 Oct 1990 in Hidalgo Co, Texas. Elizabeth is buried in Mt Hope Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois. Arthur and Jo are both buried in Roselawn Cemetery, McAllen, Hidalgo Co, Texas.
  2. John A FISCHER born 1892 and died 1899. He is buried in the Ottawa Avenue Cemetery, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois.
  3. Frederick Law FISHER Jr. born 10 Sep 1904 in Ottawa, LaSalle Co, Illinois and died 4 Mar 1982 in Sun City, Maricopa Co, Arizona. On 8 Apr 1933 in Fort Wayne, Allen Co, Indiana he married Jeanette STULTS. Jeanette was born 3 May 1908 in Wabash, Wabash Co, Indiana and died 5 Mar 1987 in Sun City, Maricopa Co, Arizona. Frederick and Jeanette are both buried in the Sunland Memorial Cemetery, Sun City, Maricopa Co, Arizona.

Charles W FISCHER and Dorothea Mary DREIER had the following children:

  1. Minnie FISCHER born Mar 1894 in Illinois
  2. John D FISCHER born 30 May 1896 in Illinois and died 14 Dec 1975. He married Esther M _?_. Esther born 11 Nov 1896 and died 7 Dec 1975. Both John and Esther are buried in the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth Co, Kansas.

Ernst Otto "Ernest" FISCHER Sr and Janie E SHIELDS had the following children:

  1. Carl Alexander FISCHER born May 1892 in Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois and died 7 Jul 1901 in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois.
  2. Lauretta May FISCHER born 9 Dec 1899 in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois and died 16 Feb 1975 in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois. On 1 Jan 1919 in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois she married Carl Mauritz BENSON Sr , son of John Andrew BENSON and Hannah STRANDBERG. He was born 24 Nov 1896 in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois and died 24 Feb 1965 in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois. Lauretta is buried in Greenview Memorial Gardens, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois.
  3. Ernest Otto FISCHER Jr born 1903 in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois.
  4. George A FISCHER born 1906 in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois.

Andreas "Andrew" FISCHER Sr and Minnie DREIER had the following children:

  1. Norman Carl FISCHER born Mar 1897 in Illinois and died 5 Feb 1947 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He married Mary J _?_. Mary born about 1895 in Michigan. Norman is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois.
  2. Dorothy Elizabeth FISCHER born Feb 1899 in Illinois and died 29 Mar 1945 in Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois. On 14 Feb 1924 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, Illinois she married Everett Dinius GESAMAN Sr, son of Charles W GESAMAN and Edith Cosetta DINIUS. Everett born 31 Mar 1898 in Huntington, Huntington Co, Indiana and died 8 Jul 1967 in Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan. Dorothy is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois.
  3. Andrew FISCHER Jr born 1901 in Illinois. Andrew is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois.
  4. Helen M FISCHER born 1904 in Illinois and died in 2001. She married Chester R JONES. Helen and Chester are both buried in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois.

 

Eda FISCHER and Eldridge Dana Boardman MILLER had the following children:

  1. Natalie P MILLER born 31 May 1895 at home in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois and died 18 Jul 1895 at home in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. She is buried in the Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
  2. Caroline J MILLER born 1900/1901 in Illinois
  3. Bertha M MILLER born 1907 in Ohio

Fifth Generation

Harriet Marie MARTIN and Frederick Milton HAZLETT had the following children:

  1. Herbert Milton HAZLETT (Harriet, John, William) born 1 Dec 1899 in Jerome, Yavapai County, Arizona and died 20 Jul 1951 in Montreal, Quebec. He is buried in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, Los Angeles County, California. On 5 Sep 1925, in Rupert, Minidoka County, Idaho he married (1) Inez Welcome LEAVITT born 11 Jan 1899 in Albion, Cassia County, Idaho and died 11 Aug 1989 in the Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, San Diego County, California. She is buried in the Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego, San Diego County, California. She is the daughter of Nathaniel LEAVITT and Minerva Ann PIERSON Herbert married (2) on 12 November 1943 in Lima, Peru; Phyllis Edith PLADSEN who was born 1 Jan 1918 in Hannah, Cavalier County, North Dakota. She was the daughter of Ole John PLADSEN and Edith Reah HAZLITT. Herbert and Phyllis were second cousins.
  2. Earl Martin HAZLETT (Harriet, John, William) born 16 Mar 1902 in Riverside, Riverside County, California and died 5 Jul 1986 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.. On 20 Mar 1923, in Bishop, Inyo County, California, he married Lucy Beatrice PICKER. She was born 24 Jul 1902 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah and died 28 Sep 1996 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon. She was the daughter of Wilhelm and Dorathea PICKER. Both Earl and Lucy are buried in the Portland Memorial Mausoleum in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.
  3. Inez Elise HAZLETT (Harriet, John, William) born 16 Sep 1905 in Eureka, Humbolt County, California and died 27 Jan 1985 in Anaheim General Hospital, Anaheim, Orange County, California. On Feb 1924, in Orange County, California Inez married William Richard ENGLISH Sr. He was the son of William E ENGLISH and Grace E McCRARY. Both Inez and William are buried in the Forest Lawn Sunnyside Cemetery in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California. (Divorced)

Edward William MARTIN and Lula Alverna HOWER had the following children:

  1. John Stanley MARTIN (Edward, John, William) born 16 Jul 1905 in Riverside, Riverside County, California.

Edward William MARTIN and Nina Winona SHAFT had the following children:

  1. Richard Shaft MARTIN (Edward, John, William) born 8 Jul 1916 in Riverside, Riverside County, California and died 21 May 1982 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Anaheim, Orange County, California. He is buried in the National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, California. On 25 Jun 1938, in Riverside, Riverside County, California, he married Vivian Mae MILLS. She was born 5 May 1918 in Riverside, Riverside County, California; the daughter of Robert S "Robb" MILLS and Ludmilla Virginia PENOSKY.

Gretchen JACOBS and Charles Henry McCHESNEY had the following children:

  1. Nathalie Alice McCHESNEY born 18 Jan 1909 and died 7 Nov 1989. She married _?_ STRASSHEIM. Nathalie is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn, DuPage County, Illinois.
  2. Edgar Joseph McCHESNEY born 1911.
  3. Elizabeth Martha McCHESNEY born 1914.

Archie Dean JACOBS and Ruth Elizabeth GOULD had the following children:

  1. Margery JACOBS born Jun 1917 in Illinois.
  2. Raymond Gould JACOBS born 2 Feb 1920 at St Josephs Hospital in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

Dr Arthur Haeberlin FISHER and Elizabeth Winnefred HITE had the following children:

  1. Mary Eloise FISHER born 30 Jun 1919 in Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois and died Dec 2002. About 1943/1943 in California she married Peter SLAUGHTER.

Frederick L FISHER Jr and Jeanette STULTS had the following children:

  1. Sarah Louise FISHER born 13 Apr 1935 in Ft Wayne, Allen Co, Indiana. On 9 Sep 1967 she married Herbert W DUNMEYER.
  2. Kitt Frederick FISHER born 6 Jul 1940 in Ft Wayne, Allen Co, Indiana and died 16 Feb 2002 in Rockford, Kent Co, Michigan. On 16 Dec 1961 at the First Presbyterian Church, East Jordan, Charlevoix Co, Michigan he married Beverly A BRAMAN, daughter of Burl Gadette BRAMAN and Kathleen DOSS. Beverly was born 13 Sep 1940 in Charlevoix, Charlevoix County, Michigan. Kitt is buried in the Rockford Cemetery, Rockford, Kent Co, Michigan.

Lauretta May FISCHER and Carl Maurits BENSON Sr had the following children:

  1. Doris J BENSON born 30 May 1920 in Illinois and died 12 Jul 1999. She married Joseph Dold Mc KERNIE. Joseph was born 11 Dec 1916 in Illinois and died 16 Dec 1997 in Tulare County, California.
  2. Carlene May BENSON born 9 May 1922 in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois and died 14 Nov 1998. Before 1965 she married (1) _?_ STOLLBERG. In 1966 in Moline, Rock Island Co, Illinois she married (2) Col Frank B HUNTER III, son of William Carr HUNTER and Helen CHAVANNES. Frank born 1 Apr 1927 in Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA and died 9 Sep 2009 in Geneseo, Henry Co, Illinois. Carlene and Frank are both buried in the Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island Co, Illinois.
  3. Carl Maurits BENSON Jr born 16 Mar 1927 in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois and died 14 Sep 1992. Carl is buried in the Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois.

Helen M FISCHER and Chester R JONES Sr had the following children:

  1. Shirley L JONES born about 1925 in Illinois.