From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883." page 310, Jackson Township, White County, Indiana
"D. L. FISHER was born in Carroll County, Indiana, October 14, 1839, and is the seventh of the nine children born to DAVID and SUSANNA (PEFFLER) FISHER, who were born in Virginia March 20 and September 22, 1804, respectively, and who were both of English descent, and married in Ohio August 31, 1824, locating in Carroll County, Indiana, shortly after. D. L. FISHER was reared a farmer and miller. His mother died in 1847, and his father, who was a German Baptist minister, died February 5, 1871, aged sixty-seven years. MR. FISHER began farming on his own account at the age of nineteen, but soon rented a grist mill from his father near Camden, which he operated until 1861, when he moved to Cass County; operated a mill there one year and then came to this county and bought a farm, which he tilled two years, and then exchanged for a half interest in a mill seven miles northwest of Logansport. In 1866, he exchanged this mill for his present home, one mile west of Burnettsville. In 1870, he began selling farm machinery, and January 1, 1883, took in as partner J. M. LOVE, and the firm now carry a complete line of agricultural implements, wagons, etc. June 12, 1859, he married MISS NANCY MURRAY, born in May, 1838, and daughter of SAMUEL and SARAH (GARVER) MURRAY. To their union have been born five children - SAMUEL A., LAURA A., MATTIE F., LIZZIE PEARL and MILLARD. MR. FISHER and wife are members of the German Baptist Church, and in politics he is a Republican."