The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883. page 707, Indian Creek Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"MARTIN FISHER was born in this township September 14, 1854, and is the youngest of the eight children born to WILLIAM W. and REBECCA (WIDNER) FISHER, natives respectively of Pennsylvania and Ohio. In 1838, WILLIAM W. FISHER, while yet a young man, came to this township and bought 600 acres of Government land, on which he erected a cabin and cleared up a farm; then in 1845, moved to another portion of his land and built another cabin, and here resided until his death, which occurred October 22, 1880. He was married in Cass County, Indiana, February 6, 1839. He once was Assessor for the whole of Pulaski County, and was one of its earliest settlers. MRS. REBECCA FISHER is still living on the old homestead. MARTIN FISHER, with the exception of one year passed in the milling business, in which he is still interested, has always resided on the old homestead. He was married, February 8, 1879, to REBECCA DAVIDSON, a native of Logansport, Indiana, who has borne him two children - MILDRED and HARRY. In politics, MR. FISHER is a Democrat."