Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Tiskilwa, Illinois
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I have spent the last ten years researching my ancestor John David Fisher. He married Margaret Weaver and moved from Huntindon, Pa in 1854 to Illinois. He purchased 40 acres of land in 1850 for $1.25 an acre. The land grant is signed by Willard Fillmore President of the United States. My quest to prove whom where his parents. There are so mamy Henry Fishers and  just need to sort out the correct one.

I carry on the Fisher trait of height, being the shortest of four brothers at six foot three inches. My dad was six foot five inches tall. Thanks to Deb Fisher Riley for pointing out this web site.

Update: I spent part of a day at the Land Office in Dixon, Illinois. I was able to get a copy of the Land Grant of Henry Fisher and his wife. i later went to the land he had bought and talked with the present owner. He thought his family were somehow related. But he never checked into to history. He said his family were from the same area in PA. That his family had bought Land Grant Land in 1841. Another trip back to the Land Office proved to be correct. William Fisher bought Land Grant in China Township now known as Franklin Grove. I was able to get a copy of this Deed.

This now has open up a whole lot of more questions! Somehow My Henry Fisher and William Fisher are related. Maybe someone in Huntingdon PA kowns this William Fisher.

I am planning another trip to Dixon, Il  Courthouse for more records on this Fisher side.

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10:31 AM on March 31, 2015 
I made a second trip to Dixon, IL where I meant a lady that new of the Fisher Family. She did not follow up on that side of the Fishers. But John David Fisher wife Maggie parents were Christan Weaver and Mary Eicher. Christian parents were Jacb Weaver and Susan Eitner. Jacob was born in Holland and Susan was Born in Germany. Jacob was a Doctor and served in the Rev War. I would love to find more information on Jacob Weaver. The lady suggested I try going to the local DAR Chapter for more information. This where she found some information.
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4:56 PM on December 31, 2013 
I was wondering if any members might have any information on: Nehemiah Blaisdell whom lived in Kenebec County , Maine? Lived their in 1835.