Biographical Sketch of Daniel Fisher

Daniel Fisher, whose father was one of the first settlers of Hinsdale, N. H., was born in that town in 1770. He married Betsey Wheeler, and reared a family of twelve children. He was a farmer and lived upon the homestead, located about two miles north of Hinsdale village. Charles,, son of Daniel, was born at Hinsdale in 1800, married Sarah Thomas, and settled near his father. He died April 6, 1847, and his widow died in 1867, aged sixty-four years. His daughter, Sarah J., married Benjamin Whitcomb, of Swanzey. Rodney C., son of Charles, is a farmer and slater, and lives in Northfield, Mass. John B., son of Charles, was born in Hinsdale July 11, 1832, married Lucretia O. Higgins, of Hinsdale, and has three children. He moved to Keene in 1867, and was engaged in the furniture business for ten years. He was deputy sheriff three years, and has been justice of the peace twenty years. He is now engaged in the boot and shoe business in this town. Previous to coming here he was a farmer seven years, and engaged in the mercantile business four years in the town of Hinsdale.



Hurd, Duane Hamilton. History of Cheshire and Sullivan counties, New Hampshire. Philadelphia: J. W. Lewis. 1886.

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