P. B. FISHER, blacksmith; Tadmor, Montgomery Co.; born in Clermont Co., Ohio, Aug. 30, 1840; is a son of Alexander
and Mary (Brown) Fisher; he was also a native of Clermont Co.; at an early age he learned the blacksmith trade
and followed it all his life; in 1858, he located in Bethel Township, Miami Co., where his widow and son still
reside; she was born in Shenandoah Co., Va., April 9, 1809, and came to Ohio with her parents, who located in Preble
Co., Ohio, near Eaton, where she lived at the time of her marriage; they were the parents of seven children, three
of whom are still living - David B., living in Eaton; Preston B. and Elizabeth J., now Mrs. Warner, residing at
North Manchester, Ind.; Alexander Fisher departed this life April 19, 1875. The subject of this sketch learned
blacksmithing with his father; he spent nearly three years in the war of secession and lost his right foot and
leg to the knee, having been wounded between the ankle and knee, in the battle of Kenesaw Mountain, June 27, 1864;
this of course put an end to his service, and he was honorably discharged; although crippled, he still swings the
hammer, by which means and the help of his pension, he supports his feeble mother and himself; he owns a lot of
two acres in Sec. 25, of Bethel Township, and thus far has lived a life of celibacy.
History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Miamin County, Ohio Biographies
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