Fish, Andrew J.

A. J. Fish

Andrew J. Fish, son of John and Pheba Ann Fish, was born in Ohio, Oct. 2, 1845. He emigrated to Charles City, Iowa, there he was united in marriage to Alice E. Keck. To this union were born five daughters and two sons: Leona Justice of Norfolk, May McKay, Nellie Bush, and Ray Fish of Creswell, Ore., DessieSmith of Oregon City, Leta Williams of Everett, Wash., and George Fish of Herrick, S. Dak. He is also survived by two sisters: Sarah Phillips, Meadow Grove and Lucina Yerrick of Waterloo, Iowa.

The deceased came to Madison Co. 36 years ago. Fourteen years ago he went to Oregon where he resided until last Nov. when he returned and made his home with his daughter Mrs. Justice of Norfolk. His wife died Jan. 27, 1905. Both were laid to rest in the McCoy cemetery. Funeral services were held in the L. D. S. church Friday of last week, Rev. Wm. Self, officiating.  Source: Meadow Grove News, Friday, July 18, 1919 on page 1.