Courtesy Gettysburg (GETT42200)
Courtesy Gettysburg (GETT42205)
The Horse Soldier, Item Code # 41
â€œGlass plate photo of the 1732 Fisher home. 14â€ x 11â€. Framed with brass chain.
Guernseyâ€™s: Glass plate 14 x 11 inch photo of the 1732 Fisher Home. Unusual photo in between 2 panes of glass showing the 1732 Fisher home place. Standing in front of the kitchen are 5 women and 2 children of the Fisher family. Glass is framed with a brass chain 3/8 inches wide with 18 inches of chain to hang on wall.
Guernseyâ€™s: â€œWilliam was the first born of Isaac Montgomery Fisher and Sarah Jane Vaughan [sic]. [Isaac was born April 10, 1817 and died May 7, 1878 (age 58). He was the son of James Fisher and Bathsheba (maiden name unknown). William, born December 28, 1843 in a house in the vicinity of Seaford, Delaware was one of nine children. The property was granted by the Lord Baron of Baltimore to George Fisher on July 30, 1732 (Fisherâ€™s Fancy, 100 acres) and was know as the Fisher Fancy Farm or Nanticoke Farm. The home was built by George who passed it sown to his son James and then James passed it down to his son Isaac. James and Isaac were also born in this home.â€