Summary: William Fisher and Betsy Burnett established their family in a rural area of Salem, Washington County, New York starting in 1817. Almost twelve hundred descendants and their spouses have been identified and there are probably hundreds more who have not been found. The details of their migrations provides a fascinating story of one small part in the early development of our country.
Publisher / Publication Date: E.L. Fisher 2006
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Summary: William Fisher (ca. 1795-1823) arrived in America during the War of 1812 and did not return to England. He and Betsy Burnett were married in Salem, Massachusetts and their first son, John Edward Fisher was born in 1818. Their son, David, emigrated to Canada. Other descendants lived in Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri and elsewhere.
Publisher / Publication Date: [E.L. Fisher] 1980