Section QC: Descendants of Edward Fish

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Generation One

1. EDWARD1 FISH was born between 1407 and 1504, and died in 1518[8]. He married AGNES _____. [8]
Child:
+2i.RICHARD2 FISH, b. about 1470/1.


Generation Two

2. RICHARD2 FISH (Edward1), son of (1) Edward1 and Agnes (_____) FISH, was born between 1421/2 and 1519, and died between 1469/70 and 1628. [8]
Child of: Richard2 FISH:
+3i.AUGUSTINE3 FISH, b. about 1530; d. in 1580[8] in Great Bowden, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom[8].

Child of: Richard2 FISH:
+4i.THOMAS3 FISH, b. about 1560.


Generation Three

3. AUGUSTINE3 FISH (Richard2, Edward1), son of (2) Richard2 FISH, was born between 1484/5 and 1551, and died in 1580[8] in Great Bowden[8]. [8]
Child:
+5i.JOHN4 FISH of Market Harborough, Great Bowden, b. about 1555[21]; d. on 19 Feb. 1622[21]; m. MARGARET CRADDOCK of Great Bowden, d. in 1630[21].
4. THOMAS3 FISH (Richard2, Edward1), son of (2) Richard2 FISH, was born between 1539 and 1570/1, and died between 1598 and 1680/1. [14]
Probably also a descendant of Edward Fishe of Harborough, and perhaps was a
brother or a cousin of John of Great Bowden.
Children:
6i.THOMAS4 FISH, bp. on 10 March 1585 in Great Bowden.
7ii.AUSTIN FISH, bp. on 22 April 1590 in Great Bowden; d. on 22 May 1590.
+8iii.ROBERT FISH, bp. on 12 Aug. 1593[14] in Great Bowden[14]; d. on 20 Dec. 1639[17] in Great Bowden[17]; m. on 24 Feb. 1617/8[14] in Great Bowden[14] (22) ALICE5 FISH, chr. in Great Bowden[14] on 6 Nov. 1597[14], daughter of (5) John4 and Margaret (CRADDOCK) FISH.
9iv.WILLIAM FISH, bp. on 16 Nov. 1595 in Great Bowden; d. on 16 Nov. 1595.
10v.WILLIAM FISH, bp. on 27 March 1597 in Great Bowden.
11vi.JEFFREY FISH, bp. on 28 Oct. 1599 in Great Bowden.


Generation Four

5. JOHN4 FISH (Augustine3, Richard2, Edward1) of Market Harborough, son of (3) Augustine3 FISH, was born about 1555[21], and died on 19 Feb. 1622[21]. He married MARGARET CRADDOCK of Great Bowden, who died in 1630[21]. [22, 7, 21]
Yeoman
Probably a descendant of Edward Fish (1518), the first of the name in Great
Bowden.[12]
Children:
12i.AUGUSTINE5 FISH, bp. on 11 June 1578 in Great Bowden; d. on 29 April 1646.
13ii.WILLIAM FISH, bp. on 9 March 1580/1 in Great Bowden; d. on 13 Sept. 1658.
14iii.KATHRYN FISH, bp. on 15 April 1582 in Great Bowden.
15iv.THOMAS FISH, bp. on 8 May 1584 in Great Bowden; d. on 12 Jan. 1673/4.
16v.SARA FISH, bp. on 11 April 1586 in Great Bowden.
17vi.AMBROSE FISH, bp. on 6 July 1588 in Mkt. Hayborough, Great Bowden; d. in 1628.
18vii.MAY FISH, bp. on 20 Dec. 1589 in Great Bowden.
19viii.ELIZABETH FISH, bp. on 15 Nov. 1591 in Great Bowden.
20ix.FRANCIS FISH, bp. on 29 Oct. 1593 in Great Bowden.
21x.ANNE FISH, bp. on 2 June 1596 in Great Bowden.
+22xi.ALICE FISH, bp. on 6 Nov. 1597[14] in Great Bowden[14]; m. on 24 Feb. 1617/8[14] in Great Bowden[14] (8) ROBERT4 FISH, chr. in Great Bowden[14] on 12 Aug. 1593[14], d. in Great Bowden[17] on 20 Dec. 1639[17], son of (4) Thomas3 FISH.
23xii.MARY FISH, bp. on 8 Dec. 1599 in Great Bowden.
24xiii.JOHN FISH, bp. on 26 Jan. 1601/2 in Great Bowden.
8. ROBERT4 FISH (Thomas3, Richard2, Edward1), son of (4) Thomas3 FISH, was christened on 12 Aug. 1593[14] in Great Bowden[14], and died on 20 Dec. 1639[17] in Great Bowden[17]. He married in Great Bowden[14], on 24 Feb. 1617/8[14], (22) ALICE5 FISH, daughter of (5) John4 and Margaret (CRADDOCK) FISH, who was christened on 6 Nov. 1597[14] in Great Bowden[14]. [24, 7, 14, 17]
Children:
+25i.THOMAS5 FISH, bp. on 1 Jan. 1618/9[8] in Great Bowden[8]; d. in Dec. 1687[12] in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island, United States[9]; m. in 1648 of Portsmouth MARY SOULE OR SHERMAN of Portsmouth, b. about 1622, d. in 1699[19].
26ii.JOHN FISH, bp. on 21 Jan. 1620/1 in Mkt. Hayborough; d. in 1687.
27iii.RUTH FISH, bp. on 1 Sept. 1622 in Mkt. Hayborough.
28iv.MARY FISH, bp. on 24 Jan. 1623/4 in Great Bowden; d. on 14 May 1624.
29v.MARY FISH, bp. on 24 April 1625 in Mkt. Hayborough.
30vi.JOSEPH FISH, bp. on 17 Sept. 1626 in Mkt. Hayborough.
31vii.NATHAN FISH, bp. on 7 March 1629/30 in Mkt. Hayborough; d. on 4 Oct. 1631.
32viii.TABITHA FISH, bp. on 8 May 1630 in Mkt. Hayborough; d. on 23 March 1657/8.
33ix.HANNA FISH, bp. on 24 Nov. 1633 in Mkt. Hayborough.
34x.CHRISTIAN FISH, bp. on 10 Dec. 1637 in Great Bowden.
35xi.BENJAMIN FISH, bp. on 11 Aug. 1639 in Great Bowden.


Generation Five

22. ALICE5 FISH (John4, Augustine3, Richard2, Edward1), daughter of (5) John4 and Margaret (CRADDOCK) FISH, was christened on 6 Nov. 1597[14] in Great Bowden[14], and died between 11 Aug. 1639 and 1707. She married in Great Bowden[14], on 24 Feb. 1617/8[14], (8) ROBERT4 FISH, son of (4) Thomas3 FISH, who was christened on 12 Aug. 1593[14] in Great Bowden[14], and died on 20 Dec. 1639[17] in Great Bowden[17]. [23, 7, 14]
Children: See (8) Robert4 FISH
25. THOMAS5 FISH (Robert4, Thomas3, Richard2, Edward1), son of (8) Robert4 and (22) Alice5 (FISH) FISH, was christened on 1 Jan. 1618/9[8] in Great Bowden[8], died about 1687[12] in Portsmouth[9] and was buried in Portsmouth. He married of Portsmouth, in 1648, MARY SOULE OR SHERMAN of Portsmouth, who was born about 1622, and died in 1699[19]. [18, 8, 12, 9]
Thomas left home at about 25 and settled in the newly formed Providence
Plantations in New England where he became the progenitor of the Rhode Island,
Massachusetts, and Vermont branches of the family.

Will recorded 9 Feb 1687 and proved 13 Dec 1687.[12]
The records of him which we find are just the ordinary experiences of life, as follows: 1643 he was given a grant of land by the Portsmouth officials; 1655 he was made a freeman. In the years 1660 and 1662 signed deeds and collected rents. In 1665, on the 20th day of February, he sold land. In 1674, he was made a member of the Town Council. In 1684-85 and 1692 deeded land to son and grandson. In 1687-1692 and 1699 made wills, revoking all except the last one, which was proved the same year and which mentions wife and living children.[9]
In "Fish Family in England and America", she is listed as "Mary Soule (?)".
In "Ancestors and Descendants of Veranus Brownell", she is listed as Mary Sherman.[12, 9]
Children:
36i.THOMAS6 FISH, b. about 1649 in Portsmouth; d. in 1684.
37ii.MEHITABLE FISH, b. about 1650 in Portsmouth.
38iii.MARY FISH, b. about 1652 in Portsmouth; d. on 4 April 1747.
39iv.ALICE FISH, b. about 1655 in Portsmouth; d. in 1734.
40v.JOHN FISH, b. about 1657 in Portsmouth; d. in 1742.
41vi.DANIEL FISH, b. about 1662 in Portsmouth; d. on 16 Sept. 1723.
+42vii.LT. ROBERT FISH, b. about 1665[25] in Portsmouth[25]; d. in 1730[9] in Portsmouth[9]; m. on 16 Sept. 1686 in Portsmouth (TY-9) MARY HALL, b. in Portsmouth in 1667, d. on 8 June 1735[25], daughter of (TY-3) Zuriel and (APM-8) Elizabeth (TRIPP) HALL.


Generation Six

42. LT. ROBERT6 FISH (Thomas5, Robert4, Thomas3, Richard2, Edward1), son of (25) Thomas5 and Mary (SOULE OR SHERMAN) FISH, was born about 1665[25] in Portsmouth[25], and died in 1730[9] in Portsmouth[9]. He married in Portsmouth, on 16 Sept. 1686, (TY-9) MARY HALL, daughter of (TY-3) Zuriel and (APM-8) Elizabeth (TRIPP) HALL, who was born in 1667 in Portsmouth, and died on 8 June 1735[25]. [20, 10, 27, 30, 25, 9]
Child:
+43i.DANIEL7 FISH, b. on 17 May 1707[27] in Portsmouth[27]; d. in 1786 in New Ashford, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, United States; m. on 22 Oct. 1730 in Portsmouth (ANZ-6) MARY TALLMAN, b. in Warwick, Franklin Co., Massachusetts on 2 Aug. 1712, daughter of (ANZ-4) Benjamin and (OU-8) Patience (DURFEE) TALLMAN.


Generation Seven

43. DANIEL7 FISH (Robert6, Thomas5, Robert4, Thomas3, Richard2, Edward1), son of (42) Lt. Robert6 and (TY-9) Mary (HALL), was born on 17 May 1707[27] in Portsmouth[27], and died in 1786 in New Ashford. He married in Portsmouth, on 22 Oct. 1730, (ANZ-6) MARY TALLMAN, daughter of (ANZ-4) Benjamin and (OU-8) Patience (DURFEE) TALLMAN, who was born on 2 Aug. 1712 in Warwick. [26, 11, 27]
Children:
44i.ROBERT8 FISH, b. on 28 July 1731[27].
45ii.GEORGE FISH, b. on 22 Dec. 1732[27].
46iii.DANIEL FISH, b. on 13 July 1735[27].
47iv.ISAAC FISH, b. on 4 Aug. 1737 prob. Swansea, Bristol Co., Massachusetts; m. on 16 March 1764[29] in Swansea[29] (ABL-41) LILLIS MASON, b. in Swansea[29] on 8 May 1739[29], daughter of (ABL-33) Nathan and (TV-21) Lillis (HALE) MASON.
48v.BENJAMIN FISH, b. on 4 Oct. 1739[28].
49vi.DAVID FISH, b. on 14 April 1752 in Dighton, Bristol Co.
+50vii.JONATHAN FISH, b. on 12 Sept. 1757 in Dighton; d. in 1841; m. on 14 Nov. 1781[15] in Lanesborough, Berkshire Co.[15] (ABL-41) LILLIS MASON, b. in Swansea[29] on 8 May 1739[29], daughter of (ABL-33) Nathan and (TV-21) Lillis (HALE) MASON.


Generation Eight

50. JONATHAN8 FISH (Daniel7, Robert6, Thomas5, Robert4, Thomas3, Richard2, Edward1), son of (43) Daniel7 and (ANZ-6) Mary (TALLMAN) FISH, was born on 12 Sept. 1757 in Dighton, and died in 1841. He married in Lanesborough[15], on 14 Nov. 1781[15], (ABL-41) LILLIS MASON, daughter of (ABL-33) Nathan and (TV-21) Lillis (HALE) MASON, who was born on 8 May 1739[29] in Swansea[29].

From the 2 Aug. 1790 census, in New Ashford[1]:

Name: Jonathan Fish
1 Free White male 16+ (Jonathan 32)
3 Free White males 0-16 (Calvin 4, ?, Jonathan 6)
3 Free White females 0+ (?, ?, Lucinda 1 mo.)

From the 4 Aug. 1800 census, in Cheshire, Berkshire Co.[2]:

Name: Jonathan Fish
1 Free White male 10-16 (Calvin 14)
1 Free White male 16-26 (Jonathan 16)
1 Free White male 26-45 (Jonathan 42)
4 Free White females 0-10 (Nancy 5-10, Fanny 5, Matilda 5-10, Caroline 5-10)
1 Free White female 10-16 (Lucinda 10)
1 Free White female 26-45 (?)
1 Free White female 45+ (?)

From the 6 Aug. 1810 census, in Cheshire[3]:

Name: Jonathan Fish
1 Free White male 0-10 (Silas 9-17)
1 Free White male 10-16 (?)
2 Free White males 16-26 (?, ?)
1 Free White male 45+ (Jonathan 52)
3 Free White females 0-10 (?, ?, ?)
3 Free White females 10-16 (?, ?, ?)
1 Free White female 16-26 (?)
1 Free White female 45+ (?)

From the 7 Aug. 1820 census, in Cheshire[4]:

Name: Jonathan Fish
1 Free White male 10-16 (?)
1 Free White male 45+ (Jonathan 62)
1 Free White female 10-16 (?)
2 Free White females 16-26 (?, ?)
1 Free White female 45+ (?)

From the 1 June 1840 census, in Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., New York, United States[5]:

Name: Jonathan Fish
1 Free White male 5-10 (?)
1 Free White male 10-15 (?)
1 Free White male 30-40 (?)
1 Free White male 80-90 (Jonathan 82)
2 Free White females 0-5 (?, ?)
1 Free White female 15-20 (?)
1 Free White female 30-40 (?)
1 Free White female 70-80 (?)

[13, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
"April 1st, 1793. -- At a town meeting held in the brick school house, ... Benjamin Brown and Jonathan Fish were chosen to view the fences and as field drivers."[34]
With his brother George, was a private in Capt. Peleg Peck's Company,
Col. Geo. Williams' Regt. Enlisted Sept. 29, 1777, and was discharged
Oct. 30, 1777. Service one month, one day, under Maj. Gen. Spencer on
a secret expedition. Stationed at Tiverton, NY. Roll sworn to at
Swanzey, Mass. In 1832 he was placed on the Pension Roll of Ellisburg,
Jefferson, NY, for his service in the Rhode Island Militia.
"At a meeting of the petitioners for a new town [Cheshire], met at the Brook School-House in Lanesborough on the 22d day of October, 1792. Lieut. Timothy Mason was chosen Moderator and James Barker clerk. Voted to appoint a committee of three to inspect into the outlines of said township and make such bounds and movements as they see necessary and make the out bounds as explicit as they can, in order to be laid before the General Court. Voted that James Barker, Esq., and Brooks Mason and Jonathan Fish and Hezekiah Mason and Elisha Brown be a committee for that purpose."[33]
Children:
51i.JONATHAN9 FISH, b. on 14 March 1784[32] in New Ashford[32].
52ii.CALVIN FISH, b. on 14 July 1786[16, 32] in New Ashford[16, 32]; d. in 1845[16] in Ellisburg[16]; m. in 1806[16] BETSEY WARREN, b. in 1786[16], d. in 1841[16].
+53iii.LUCINDA FISH, b. on 17 June 1790[32] in New Ashford[32]; d. on 7 June 1818 in Penfield, Monroe Co., New York; m. on 9 April 1807[31] in Cheshire[31] (DM-79) SILAS BARKER, b. in Lanesborough[6], d. in Nankin Twp., Wayne Co., Michigan, United States between 1 Jan. 1839 and 16 Dec. 1839, son of (DM-62) Silas and (ABX-5) Martha (MCCONNELL) BARKER.
54iv.NANCY FISH, b. about 1792; m. AUGUSTUS SUM.
55v.FANNY FISH, b. about April 1794; m. THURMOND BARKER.
56vi.MATILDA FISH, b. about 1792; m. HOLLY HARD.
57vii.CAROLINE FISH, b. about 1792.
58viii.LAVINA FISH, b. about 1780.
59ix.SILAS FISH, b. about 1797.

Generation Nine

53. LUCINDA9 FISH (Jonathan8, Daniel7, Robert6, Thomas5, Robert4, Thomas3, Richard2, Edward1), daughter of (50) Jonathan8 and (ABL-41) Lillis (MASON) (FISH) FISH, was born on 17 June 1790[32] in New Ashford[32], and died on 7 June 1818 in Penfield. She married in Cheshire[31], on 9 April 1807[31], (DM-79) SILAS BARKER, son of (DM-62) Silas and (ABX-5) Martha (MCCONNELL) BARKER, who was born in Lanesborough[6], and died between 1 Jan. 1839 and 16 Dec. 1839 in Nankin Twp.

From the 2 Aug. 1790 census, in New Ashford[1]:

Name: Jonathan Fish
1 Free White male 16+ (Jonathan 32)
3 Free White males 0-16 (Calvin 4, ?, Jonathan 6)
3 Free White females 0+ (?, ?, Lucinda 1 mo.)

From the 4 Aug. 1800 census, in Cheshire[2]:

Name: Jonathan Fish
1 Free White male 10-16 (Calvin 14)
1 Free White male 16-26 (Jonathan 16)
1 Free White male 26-45 (Jonathan 42)
4 Free White females 0-10 (Nancy 5-10, Fanny 5, Matilda 5-10, Caroline 5-10)
1 Free White female 10-16 (Lucinda 10)
1 Free White female 26-45 (?)
1 Free White female 45+ (?)

[16, 32, 1, 2]
"10,000 Vital Records of Western New York, 1809-1850" (Lansing FHC):
#445 Barker, Lucinda, 28, wf of Silas, d 6/7/18 in Penfield. Surv by husband and 5 small ch; Editors of the "Pittsfield (MA) and Berkshire Star" are requested to publish the above.
Source: 6/30/1818, "Wayne Sentinel", newspaper published in Palmyra, Wayne, NY
(Wayne county is next to Monroe county)
If Lucinda is daughter of Jonathan, acc to Abbie Shelton, then must be the one born in 1790 as the other would only be 12 at most. Perhaps one was "Cynthia" and the other "Lucinda".
Children: See (DM-79) Silas BARKER



1. 1790 United States Federal Census, New Ashford, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 437; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
2. 1800 United States Federal Census, Cheshire, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
3. 1810 United States Federal Census, Cheshire, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
4. 1820 United States Federal Census, Cheshire, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
5. 1840 United States Federal Census, Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., New York, 4; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
6. Barker, Elizabeth Frye, Barker Genealogy (New York: Frye Publishing Co., 1927), 32; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
7. Rogers, Lowell Lincoln, Ancestors and Descendants of Veranus Brownell (Webster, N.Y.: Anco Art Press, 1931), 103-104.
8. Ibid., 104.
9. Ibid., 105.
10. Ibid., 105-6, 110.
11. Ibid., 106.
12. Fish, Lester Warren, Fish Family in England and America (Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Publishing Co., 1948). some excerpts online at http://www.dallas.net/~mcmanus/book.htm
13. Ibid., 106, 110.
14. Ibid., 11.
15. Ibid., 110.
16. Ibid., 111.
17. Ibid., 12.
18. Ibid., 12, 31.
19. Ibid., 35.
20. Ibid., 35, 83.
21. Ibid., 5.
22. Ibid., 5, 11.
23. Ibid., 6, 11.
24. Ibid., 6, 11, 12.
25. Ibid., 83.
26. Ibid., 85, 105, http://www.dallas.net/~mcmanus/book p105.htm.
27. Wm. F. Reed, Descendants of Thomas Durfee of Portsmouth, R.I. (Washington, D.C.: Ginson Bros., 1902), 34; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
28. Ibid., 35.
29. Alverado Hayward Mason, Genealogy of the Sampson Mason Family (East Braintree, Mass: A.H. Mason, 1902), 62; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
30. George L. Randall, Tripp Genealogy: Descendants of James, Son of John Tripp (New Bedford, Mass.: Viking Press, 1924), 5.
31. Abbie Shelton.
32. Vital Records of New Ashford Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston: NEHGS, 1916), 12; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
33. Ellen M. Raynor, Emma L. Petitclerc, and James Madison Barker, History of the Town of Cheshire, Berkshire County, Mass. (Holyoke, Mass.: C.W. Bryan & Co., 1885), 69; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
34. Ibid., 71.