Biography of D. A. Fish
Tipton County, IN Biographies





D. A. FISH is the son of John B. and Elizabeth (Wilson) Fish, both natives of Kentucky; his father was a local minister in the Methodis Episcopal Church over fifty years; he came to Jennings County, Ind., in an early day, and settled on a farm, and died in 1879. Our subject was born in Carroll County, Ky., January 24, 1824, and was shortly taken by his parents to Jennings County, Ind., where he was reared and educated; in 1845, he located at Du Pont, Ind., and embarked in mercantile pursuits, which he followed ten years; in the fall of 1854, he located at Sharpsville, where he followed mercantile pursuits for the most part, until 1868. In 1862-64, he served as Township Trustee. He was elected by the Democratic party in 1868 to fill the office of County Treasurer, and was reelected in 1870, serving two terms. In 1873, he located on his present place of 357 acres; his farm is one of the best in the county. Mr. Fish was married in Paris, Jennings Co., Ind., July 20, 1845, to Allie J. Hill, daughter of D. M. and Jane (Dixon) Hill, both natives of Kentucky; Miss Hill was born in Jennings County, Ind., November 1, 1827. By this union they have seven children - Culver W., Eudora, Jennie, Sarah B., Ellison, Luella C. and James L. Mr. Fish is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and is a Democrat in politics. He and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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