Transcribed from History of Labette County, Kansas and its Representative Citizens, ed. & comp. by Hon. Nelson Case. Pub. by Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill. 1901

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Jacob Fisher

JACOB FISHER,* a well known resident of Montana township. Labette county, Kansas, is engaged in agricultural pursuits on his farm in section 29, where he has been located since 1885. Mr. Fisher was born on the River Rhine in Germany, and is a son of C. Fisher.

C. Fisher was born in Germany, and came to the United States at an early day. Here he engaged in farming. He married Miss Rhinefrank, who was born in Germany, and they became the parents of seven children, as follows: John and Philip, deceased; J. E.; E. George; V.; and Jacob.

Jacob Fisher was but five years old when he was brought to this country by his parents; they landed at New Orleans. His father located with his family in Macoupin county, Illinois, and there Jacob resided until he came to Kansas in 1885. He located on his present farm, in section 29, Montana township, Labette county, and has since engaged in general farming, an occupation he has followed throughout life.

Mr. Fisher was united in wedlock with Lizzie Ann Ringer, who was born in the state of Ohio, and they have nine children, namely: Charles E., a farmer of Neosho county, Kansas; Samuel, who resides in Illinois; John P., who is living at home; Mary A. (Shepard), who resides in Illinois; H. C., who is living in Chicago, Illinois; (Rasbach), of Springfield, Missouri; L. C.; Annie; and Jacob, Jr. Politically, Mr. Fisher is a strong supporter of the principles of the Democratic party. Religiously, he belongs to the Methodist Episcopal church.