Herbert J. Fish, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of Herbert J. Fish

HERBERT J. FISH was born in Connecticut April 20, 1850; he was second of a family of three children, born to W. P. and Laura M. Fish. The former was the eldest of a family of eleven children born to Moses and Susan Fish, who were natives of Connecticut, where they were married and remained until death. W. P. Fish was born in Connecticut June 15, 1816; also was married there October 18, 1842, to Laura Foster, also born in Connecticut, June 25, 1822. In 1865, W. P. Fish and wife moved to Porter County, Ind., and has remained there ever since, our subject coming with them. In 1873, Herbert J. was employed as bookkeeper for Asher & Co., Valparaiso lumber dealers, with whom he remained for some time; he was married, December 14, 1876, to Louisa Hayden, who was born in Porter County June 16, 1859, daughter of the old pioneer, John W. Hayden, of Valparaiso. The spring following his marriage, he moved on the farm where he now lives; he has two children - Erie and Ella.

Source: Goodspeed, Weston A., and Charles Blanchard. 1882. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Illustrated. Chicago, Illinois: F. A. Battey & Company. 771 p.
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