Hello...My name is Joe Fisher and I live in Murfreesboro Tennessee....My GGG Grandfather was Jacob Fisher....born in Pennsylvania in 1780....and according to what notes I can find .."moved with his Father to Virginia at an early age where his father soon died?...Jacob lived in Wytheville Virginia and married Rebecca Rader......Jacob died around 1855 and was buried in Cleveland Tennessee.......I have been doing Research on both mine and my Wifes Family for over 40 years and would be glad to share information.....My biggest problem has been with trying to locate Jacob Fishers Father and Mother.......I know from my notes that our Branch of the Fishers came from the Rheinland Pfalz in Germany .......I appreciate anyone taking the time to drop me a note with any help in this Research...below is the information I have located to date on Jacob Fisher...
1. JACOB1 FISHER was born 1780 in Pennsylvania1, and died October 11, 1858 in CLEVELAND BRADLEY TN. - FORT HILL CEMETARY1. He married REBECCA (RADER) FISHER December 15, 1808 in EVANSHAM WYTHE VA. - MIN. JOHN STANGER2, daughter of CONRAD RADER and ELIZABETH ORY. She was born 1788 in Virginia, and died November 15, 1854 in Chattanooga Hamilton Tennessee3.....
Children of JACOB FISHER and REBECCA FISHER are:
2.i.AUGUSTUS ORY2 FISHER, b. October 14, 1809, Evansham, Wythe, Virginia; d. April 22, 1877, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee.
3.ii.MARGARET C. (PEGGY ?) (FISHER) RIDER, b. 1814, EVANSHAM WYTHE VIRGINIA; d. ATHENS McMINN TENNESSEE.
4.iii.RICHARD M. FISHER, b. 1817, Evansham, Wythe, Virginia; d. April 1883, Athens, McMinn, Tn. - Cedar Grove Cemetary.
5.iv.JOHN A. S. FISHER, b. April 12, 1820, Evansham, Wythe, Virginia; d. February 8, 1866, Dalton, Georgia.
6.v.WILLIAM TRIGG FISHER SR., b. November 10, 1825, Evansham, Wythe, Virginia; d. July 7, 1900, Athens, McMinn, Tennessee.
vi.ANN T. (FISHER) MCNELLAY, b. April 13, 1825, Evansham, Wythe, Virginia; d. November 3, 1904, Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee; m. ROBERT MCNELLAY, October 27, 1843, ATHENS McMINN TENNESSEE5.