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tucket March 29, 1787, Elizabeth Barker, born in Nantucket Nov. 3, 1764,
died in England Dec. 4, 1857, in her ninety-fourth year, daughter of Josiah
and Elizabeth (Hussey) Barker of Nantucket. The family went to France
in 1789 and 1790, and subsequently settled in England.


301. i. Francis Rotch, b. in Nantucket, Jan. 16, 1788; d. in Morris, N. Y.

Jan. 19, 1874.

302. ii. William Rotch, d. in infancy.

303. iii. Eliza Rotch, b. in Dunkirk, France, Julv 12, 1791; d. in Springfield,

Mass., April 22, 1870.

304. iv. Benjamin Rotch, b. in Dunkirk, France, Nov. 29, 1793; d. in London

Oct. 31, 1854.

305. V. Maria Rotch, b. in Milford Haven. Wales, May 20, 1797; d. Nov. 30,


306. vi. William Barker Rotch, b. in Milford Haven, Wales, Aug. 29, 1802;

d. in New Bedford Oct. 5, 1826. Unmarried.

307. vii. Caroline Rotch, b. in Milford Haven, Wales, Jan. 5, 1804; d. there

Jan. 28, 1805. "Peace be to her gentle spirit," was the entry on the
Friends' Records.

308. viii. Thomas Dickason Rotch, b. at Castle Hall, near Milford Haven,

Wales, June 14, 1807; d. April 1, 1861.

301. Francis-^ Rotch (Benjamin'^, Williavi^, Joseph-, William'^^, eldest
son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Barker) Rotch, was born in Nantucket Jan.
16, 1788, and died at Butternuts, Morris, N. Y., Jan. 19, 1874. Coming to
America as a young man he married in Philadelphia Dec. 1, 1819, Ann Wain
Morgan, born in Philadelphia June 4, 1800, died in Versailles, France, Jan.
30, 1884, daughter of Thomas and Ann (Wain) Morgan of Philadelphia.
She was a sister of Charles W. Morgan of New Bedford who married
Sarah Rodman (q.v.) Mr. Rotch cultivated a large stock farm at Morris.

Children, born in New Bedford:

309. i. Francis Morgan Rotch, b. Feb. 20, 1822; d. Nov. 28, 1863.

310. ii. Charles Morgan Rotch, b. May 12, 1823; d. "of scarlet fever in

school," Jan. 28, 1840. Buried at Cooperstown, N. Y.

311. iii. Maria Rotch, b. May 18, 1826; d. April 15, 1854.

303. Eliza'^ Rotch CBenjamin'*, Willium^, Joseph^, Williaiu'^^, daughter


of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Barker) Rotch, was bom in Dunkirk, France,
July 12, 1791, and died in Springfield, Mass., April 22, 1870. She was mar-
ried at the home of her aunt Mary Rotch in New Bedford, by Rev. Orville
Dewey, Unitarian clergyman, on Oct. 10, 1828, to Professor John Farrar,
bom in Lincoln, Mass., July 1, 1779, died in Cambridge, Mass., May 8, 1853,
son of Samuel and Mary (Hoar) Farrar of Lincoln. It was his second
marriage. Dr. Farrar, a graduate of Harvard, was for nearly thirty years
Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Harvard. "My
cousin has for a husband a man of deep science and great moral worth,"
wrote Samuel Rodman in his diary on the night of the wedding. No chil-
dren. She was the author of a considerable portion of Part II of this book.

304. Benjamin^ Rotch (Benjamin^, William^, Joseph-, William'^^, son
of Beniamin and Elizabeth (Barker) Rotch, was bom in Dunkirk, France,
Nov. 29, 1793, and died in London, England, Oct. 31, 1854. He was a
barrister in London, Member of Parliament, and Deputy Lieutenant of
Middlesex. He married in York in 1827, Isabelle Anne Judd, born Oct. 10,
1808, died April 22, 1909, aged 100 years, 6 months, 12 days. No children.

305. Maria^ Rotch (Benyawiw*, William^, Joseph''^, William^}, daugh-
ter of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Barker) Rotch, was bom in Milford Haven,
Wales, May 20, 1797, and died Nov. 30, 1874. She married July 28, 1834,
Rev. Stephen F. Langston, who died March 15, 1878.

Children :

312. i. Maria Langston, b. Sept. 1, 1837; d. Dec. 22, 1863.

313. ii. Gertrude Langston, b. May 18, 1840.

314. hi. Herbert W. D. Langston. About 1865 he came to America. Married

in Mexico. Lived in Galveston, Texas. Died in England. Is said to
have left descendants. If so, they are the only group of Joseph Rotch 's
descendants of u'hom nothing has been learned.

308. Thomas Dickason-^ Rotch CBenjaniin^, William^, Joseph-, Wil-
liani^^y son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Barker) Rotch, was born at Castle
Hall, near Milford Haven, Wales, June 14, 1807, and died April 1, 1861.
He married (1) Catherine Elizabeth Wason, b. 1800, d. Sept. 1, 1852; (2)
Mrs. Sarah (Hampden) Wason of Barbadoes, who had one son by her first

Children, by his first marriage:

315. i. Catherine Eliza Rotch, b. April 1833; d. Aug. 1833.

316. ii. Catherine Maria Rotch, b. Aug. 1834; d. April 5, 1886. Unmarried.

317. iii. Eliza S. Rotch, d. April 16, 1878. Unmarried.

318. iv. Emily Wason Rotch, d. Sept. 1, 1910. Unmarried.

319. V. William Dickason Rotch, b. Nov. 13, 1840; d. Oct. 24, 1908.


309. Francis Morgan^ Rotch QFrands^, Benjamin^, William^, Jose'ph-,
Williain^^, son of Francis and Ann W. (Morgan) Rotch, was born in New
Bedford Feb. 20, 1822, and died in Morris, N. Y., Nov. 28, 1863. Harvard,
1841. He married May 6, 1862, Catherine W. Gilbert, daughter of Samuel
Cotton Gilbert of Gilbertsville, N. Y.


320. i. Francis Rotch, b. Feb. 15, 1863; d. May 25, 1918.

311. Maria*^ Rotch (Francis-', Benjamin^, William^, Joseph'-, William^'),
daughter of Francis and Ann W. (Morgan) Rotch, was born in New Bed-
ford May 18, 1826, and died in Morris, N. Y., April 15, 1854. She married
in Morris Sept. 20, 1849, Colonel Radcliff Hudson, bom Sept. 14, 1819,
died July 6, 1904, son of Henry and Maria Theodosia (Holly) Hudson of
Hartford, Conn. He married (2) in 1882 Eliza Holly.

Children :

321. i. Anne Rotch Hudson, b. June 14, 1850; d. Feb. 6, 1947.

322. ii. Francis Rotch Hudson, b. March 9, 1854; d. Aug. 8, 1863.

312. Maria Langston" C^laria^ Rotch, Benjamin^, William^, Joseph^,
William'^^, daughter of Rev. Stephen F. and Maria (Rotch) Langston, was
born Sept. 1, 1837, and died Dec. 22, 1863. She married Sept. 20, 1859,
James F. Cobb.

Children :

323. i. Ernest Cobb, b. Oct. 8, 1860; d. Feb. 14, 1910.

324. ii. Cyril [Stephen] Cobb, b. Oct. 6, 1861; d. March 8, 1938.

325. iii. Ambrose Cobb, d. in infancy.

313. Gertrude Langston" CMaria^ Rotch, Benjamin^, William^, Joseph^,
William''^') , daughter of Rev. Stephen F. and Maria (Rotch) Langston, was
bom May 18, 1840. She married Feb. 18, 1864, Henry Maynard.


325a. i. Henry Langston Maynard, b. Feb. 16, 1865; d. April 16, 1940.

319. William Dickason" Rotch (Thomas DJ', Benjamin^, William^,
Joseph-, Williavi'^^, son of Thomas D. and Catherine E. (Wason) Rotch,
was bom Nov. 13, 1840, and died in Liverpool Oct. 24, 1908. Barrister at
Law. He married Oct. 10, 1865, Florence Mary Sandys, who died Oct. 24,
1913 in Teddington, Middlesex, England, second daughter of Rev. Charles
Sandys, H.E.I.

Children :

326. i. Florence Helen Rotch, b. Jan. 1, 1867; d. Dec. 16, 1943.

327. ii. William Rotch, b. June 13, 1869; d. 1869.

328. iii. Sydney Francis Sandys Rotch, b. Jan. 24, 1873; d. Nov. 29, 1932.


329. iv. Francis Rotch, h. Aug. 29, 1874; d. March 1, 1876.

330. V. Claude Dickason Rotch, b. Aug. 27, 1878.

331. vi. Julian Rotch, d. in infancy.

320. Francis' Rotch CP^^^^^^^s M.^, Francis^, Benjamin^, William^y
josefhr', Willimn^^, son of Francis M. and Catherine W. (Gilbert) Rotch,
was born in Albany, N. Y., Feb. 15, 1863, and died in Honolulu, H. T., May
25, 1918. Was graduated from Johns Hopkins University. He married in
Bloomer, Wis., Dec. 3, 1884, Mary Garland, born in Meridean, Wis., Nov.
16, 1864, died in Bellevue, Wash., Sept. 22, 1945, daughter of Jerome Bona-
parte and Harriet (Nichols) Garland, natives of New York State.

Children :

332. i. Francis Rotch, b. Oct. 20, 1885; d. Nov. 1, 1945.

333. ii. Garland Rotch, b. Feb. 5, 1888; d. May 11, 1943.

321, Anne Rotch Hudson" QMaria^ Rotch, Francis-', Benjamin'^, Wil-
liam^, ]oseph~, William^^, daughter of Radcliff and Maria (Rotch) Hudson,
was born in Hartford, Conn., June 14, 1850. She married in New Bedford
Oct. 6, 1881, Charles W. Morgan, II, born in Philadelphia, March 20, 1825,
died at Versailles, France, Nov. 20, 1896, son of Thomas W. and Hannah
(Griffitts) Morgan, and nephew of Charles W. Morgan of New Bedford,
who married Sarah Rodman. They had no children.

Mr. and Mrs. Morgan lived for some years at Versailles, France. Subse-
quently Mrs. Morgan became, in March, 1907, Sister Anne Monica, of Ste.
Dominic's Priory, Stone, Staffordshire, England, where she died Feb. 6,
1947, in her ninety-seventh year.

Mr. Morgan married, first, in 1848, Eloise Tevis of Philadelphia, and sub-
sequently they were divorced. By this marriage was a daughter, Mary, bom
in 1849, who married Hon. Francis Plunkett of Kaleen Castle, Ireland, son
of the Earl of Fingal. They were married at Berne, Switzerland, Aug. 22,
1870. Mr. Plunkett died in Paris Feb. 28, 1907. There were two children,
Norah, bom June 19, 1871, and Helen M. (Nelly) born April 25, 1877.
Norah married at Berne, Switzerland, Aug. 21, 1891, Count August Ferron
Guldenstolpe of Sweden, afterwards Swedish Ambassador in Paris, who
died June 30, 1928. No children.

323. Ernest Cobb^ CJ^1.aria Langston'^, Maria^ Rotch, Benjamin^, Wil-
liam^, Joseph^, William'^^, son of James F. and Maria (Langston) Cobb,
was bom Oct. 8, 1860, and died Feb. 14, 1910. He married at Leamington
Spa, England, Feb. 20, 1900, Eleanor Walker, daughter of Rev. F. I.
Walker. No children.

324. Sir Cyril Cobb'^ CMaria Langston'^, Maria^ Rotch, Benjamin^,
William^, Jose'ph-, Williarn^'), son of James F. and Maria (Langston) Cobb,
was born Oct. 6, 1861, and died in London March 8, 1938. He was edu-


cated at Newton Abbott College, and at Merton College, Oxford, receiving
the degrees of M.A. and B.C.L., and became a barrister at law in London.
In 1913 and 1914 he was chairman of the London County Council, and
served as a Member of Parliament, 1918-1919, and 1930-1938'.

In 1918 he was created a Baronet. Sir Cyril was a Knight Commander,
Order of the British Empire, and a Member of the Royal Victorian Order.
He was unmarried.

325a. Henry Langston Maynard" (Geitriirfe Langston^, Maria'' Rotch,
Benjamin*, William^, Joseph-, William^^, son of Henry and Gertrude (Lang-
ston) Maynard, was born Feb. 16, 1865, and died April 16, 1940. He mar-
ried in December, 1891, Ethel Maud King, born Jan. 25, 1864, daughter of
William Thackrah and Frances (Poole) King of Wimbledon, London.

Rev. Mr. Maynard was a scholar at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He
served as master at Uppingham School, 1889-1894; master of LInited Service
College, Westward Ho, Devon, 1894-1898; master of Bath College, 1898-
1902;" curate of Bath Abbey, 1902-1909; vicar of Tiverton-on-Avon, Bath,
1909-1920; vicar of Milverton School, 1920-1940; Prebendary and Treasurer
of Wells Cathedral.

Children :

333a. i. Joyce Constance Maynard, t. in Westward Ho, Devon, Nov. 9, 1896.

333b. ii. Marjorie Frances Gabrielle Maynard, b. in Bath Sept. 18, 1899.
She served in the A.T.S. 1939-1946, and attained the rank of Chief
Commander. \^'as awarded O.B.E. in June, 1946, for service in World
War II.

326. Florence Helen^ Rotch (^Wil^i^i" D.'^, Thamas D.'\ Benjaviitf^,
William^, Joseph-, Williani'^^, daughter of William D. and Florence M.
(Sandys) Rotch, was bom in England Jan. 1, 1867, and died Dec. 16, 1943.
She married July 30, 1891, William Albert Boswell, who died Jan. 8, 1933.
Residence, London, England.


334. i. Gerald Boswell, b. June 29, 1892; d. July 28, 1916, as result of wounds

received in World War I. He was Captain of the Second Battalion,
Rifle Brigade. Unmarried.

335. ii. Dennis Boswell, b. Dec. 2, 1893; d. of fever in Greece Oct. 1918,

while serving in World War I. He was Major of the Second Battalion,
Duke of Cambridge Light Infantry, and also commanded the 82d
Machine Gun Company. Unmarried.

336. iii. Lennox Albert Knox Boswell, b. Mav 18, 1898.

328. Sydney Francis Sandys" Rotch (\VilUam D.^, Thomas D.^, Ben-
jamin*, William^, Joseph-, William*^, son of William D. and Florence M.
(Sandys) Rotch, was born in London Jan. 24, 1873, and died Nov. 29, 1932.
He married Nov. 8, 1910, Maria Sarah Evelyn Driver, daughter of Dr.


Frederick John Driver of Southsea, Hants. No children. Commander Royal


330. Claude Dickason^ Rotch (^Williavi D.^, Thomas D.*^, Benjamin*,
William^, Joseph^, Williain'^^, son of William D. and Florence M. (Sandys)
Rotch, was born Aug. 27, 1878. He was a rubber grower in Ceylon for
some years, and returning to England became director of several rubber
companies. He also bred chow dogs, which he exhibited successfully, and
likewise is an expert on antique furniture. In World War I he served in the
A.S.C., and was present at the retreat from Mons. Unmarried. Residence,
London, England.

332. Francis^ Rotch QPrancis~, Francis M.^, Francis^, Benjamin*,
William^, Joseph-, William'^^, son of Francis and Mary (Garland) Rotch,
was bom in Bloomer, Wis., Oct. 20, 1885, and died at Fiddlers Green, Belle-
vue, Wash., Nov. 1, 1945. He married (1) Dec. 26, 1919, Frances Maree
Crowell, bom June 7, 1885, died Jan. 26, 1943, daughter of John Reid and
Mary Isabelle (Parker) Crowell, natives of Michigan; (2) Aug. 31, 1944,
Mrs. Helen (Samson) Boyce, daughter of Charles W. and Adelaide (Gel-
]atly) Samson. There were no children.

333. Garland^ Rotch (Francis"^, Francis M.", Francis'', Benjamin'^,
William^, Joseph-, William^^, son of Francis and Mary (Garland) Rotch,
was born in Bloomer, Wis., Feb. 5, 1888, and died in San Francisco May
11, 1943. He married (1) April 16, 1912, Gussie Farrar of Redwood City,
Calif., who died in Seatde Nov. 20, 1916; (2) Aug. 20, 1921, Myrtle Rita
Stryker, bom April 16, 1900, daughter of William H. and Ada (Barrett)
Stryker of Staten Island, N. Y. She married (2) Hugo Mencke of San
Francisco and died in 1946. No children.

333a. Joyce Constance Maynard'* (Henry L. MaynarcP, Gertrude
Langston^, Maria^ Rotch, Benjamin^, William'^, Joseph-, Williain'^^, daughter
of Rev. Henry L. and Ethel M. (King) Maynard, was born in Westward
Ho, Devon, England, Nov. 9, 1896. She married Sept. 12, 1926, John
Henry Churchill Liddon, a Captain in the British Army, born Dec. 15, 1896,
son of Edward and Jessie (Stevens) Liddon. Residence, Blundells, West
Monkton, Taunton, Somerset, England.

Children, born in London:

333c. i. Edward Maynard Liddon, b. June 13, 1928.
333d. ii. Henry John Liddon, b. April 20, 1932.

336. Lennox Albert Knox Boswell^ (Florence H." Rotch, William
D.^, Thomas D.^, Benjamin*, William^, Joseph-, Williavi''^'), son of William


Albert and Florence H. (Rotch) Boswell, was born in London May 18, 1898.
He attended tbe Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, 1913-1914, and joined the
Royal Navy. In World War I he served as midshipman and sub-lieutenant
in H.M.S. Qiieen Elizabeth, Admiral Beatty's flagship.

In World War II, as Captain, he commanded H.M.S. Pelican, 1939-1940.
He was senior officer, escort FN. 1 (first convoy of war) and took part in
Norwegian operations in April, 1940. Assisted in the evacuation of the Brit-
ish army from Dunkirk. Commanded escort carrier H.M.S. Dasher in 1943,
which was sunk, with heavy loss of life, due to an internal explosion. In
1943-1944 he commanded H.M.S. Biter, escort carrier, taking part in anti-
submarine operations in the Atlantic and Bay of Biscay. Fighters shot down
J U 290's while with Gibraltar convoy.

Captain Boswell in 1940 was awarded the D.S.O. for distinguished serv-
ices. Residence, Funtington House, near Chichester, England.

He married Sept. 3, 1942, Diana Joan Barker, bom Jan. 26, 1908, daugh-
ter of Geoffrey Claud and Dorothy (Lynch) Barker of Pontrilas, Hereford-
shire. She is a granddaughter of General Lynch.

Children, born in Lynchmere:

337. i. William Boswell, b. July 25, 1943.

338. ii. Julia Boswell, b. Sept. 14, 1944,

Thomas Rotch

396. Thomas^ Rotch (William^, Jose^ph'^, WilUam'^^, son of William
and Elizabeth (Barney) Rotch, was born in Nantucket July 13, 1767, and
died at Mount Pleasant, Ohio, Sept. 14, 1823. He married May 6, 1790,
Charity Rodman, bom Oct. 31, 1766, died in Kendal, Ohio, Aug. 8, 1824,
daughter of Captain Thomas and Mary (Borden) Rodman of Newport,
R. I. For a time they lived at the northwest corner of Water and William
Streets, New Bedford, in a house subsequently occupied by the family of
Mrs. Rotch's brother, Samuel Rodman. Mr. Rotch and wife eventually re-
moved to Hartford, Conn., and later to Kendal, Ohio.


339. i. Thomas Rotch, Jr., b. July 29, 1791; d. Nov. 19, 1791.

Lydia (Rotch) Dean

397. Lydia^ Rotch (William^, Jose'ph-, William^^, daughter of Wil-
liam and Elizabeth (Barney) Rotch, was born in Nantucket Oct. 29, 1770,
and died in Salem, Mass., March 10, 1822. She married in September,
1811, William Dean, a merchant of Salem, born in Swansea, Mass., in 1775,
died Nov. 3, 1846, son of John and Rebecca Dean. There were no chil-
dren. He married (2) in 1824, Lydia Rowell of Boston, born May 15, 1796,
died July 18, 1863, daughter of Philip Rowell of Salisbury, Mass. She
married (2) Feb. 27, 1850, Rev. Thomas Worcester, son of Rev. Dr. Noah
Worcester, the lexicographer.

Rev. Benjamin Worcester, born Oct. 31, 1824, son of Rev. Thomas
Worcester by his first marriage, married in 1847 Mary C. Ruggles, daughter
of Micah H. and Lydia (Rodman) Ruggles. She was a grand-niece of Mrs.
Lydia (Rotch) Dean. (See No. 806.)

Elizabeth (Rotch) Rodman and Descendants

400. Elizabeth^ Rotch (^William^, Joseph'-, Williani^), daughter of
William and Elizabeth (Barney) Rotch, was born in Nantucket Dec. 9,
1757, and died in New Bedford Aug. 2, 1856, in her ninety-ninth year. She
married in Nantucket June 1, 1780, Samuel'^ Rodman (Thomas'^, Samuel^,
Thomas-, John^), born in Newport, R. I., Nov. 11, 1753, died in New Bed-
ford Dec. 24, 1835, son of Captain Thomas and Mary (Borden) Rodman of
Newport, R. I.

Samuel Rodman's father perished at sea, leaving the widowed mother
with seven children, of whom Samuel, then thirteen years old, was the
eldest. His early life was spent in the home and counting room of Abraham
Reveira, a rich Jewish merchant of Newport, R. I., but he subsequently re-
moved to Nantucket, where he became in succession a member of the two
whaling firms of William Rotch & Sons. On the dissolution of the partner-
ship Mr. Rodman was thereafter in business by himself, engaged largely in
the whale fishery, first at Nantucket and later at New Bedford, whence he
removed with his family in 1798, and where he had extensive interests. He
left a large estate, the accumulation of which was in a great degree due to
his trained mercantile ability.

Mr. Rodman owned a residence at the northwest corner of North Water
and William Streets, New Bedford, directly opposite the mansion of his
brother-in-law, William Rotch, Jr. Not long before his death he began the
erection of a mansion of granite on the western portion of his estate, facing
what is now North Second Street, just north of William Street. This was
completed by his widow, and remained long in the occupancy of the family.
It is still standing. The original residence was sold, to be incorporated in a
mercantile plant, and the entire structure eventually was demolished.

Seeking to diversify his investments Mr. Rodman became interested in
cotton manufacturing in Fall River. He was one of the eight original stock-
holders in the Pocasset Manufacturing Company, incorporated in 1822 with
$100,000 capital, and as the principal owner was elected president. This
was the third large cotton corporation formed in Fall River. In the center
of that city Mr. Rodman had previously purchased a huge farm, extending
from the waterfront to North Watuppa Pond. On this tract is located one
of the city's breathing places, Ruggles Park. Mr. Rodman also supplied some
of the capital with which his son-in-law, Andrew Robeson, established the
Robeson Print Works in Fall River about 1825. He was one of the board of
directors of the Bedford Commercial Bank of New Bedford.

Mr. Rodman was a birthright member of the Society of Friends, and
sensed as clerk of the Yearly Meeting. One of the original Board of Trus-


tees of the Friends Academy he contributed $2,000 towards its endowment.
He was a man of great intelhgence, of education superior to that of most
of his contemporaries, and of upright and benevolent character. Following
a severe illness in 1829, when scA'enty-six, his mental faculties became cloud-
ed. Death ensued at the age of eighty-two.
Children, born in Nantucket:

Maky Rodman, b. June 14, 1781; d. June 4, 1813.
Eliza Rodman, b. Sept. 24, 1782; d. May 25, 1864. Unmarried.
Thomas Rodman, b. June 21, 1784; d. March 7, 1809. Unmarried.
William Rotch Rodman, b. April 24, 1786; d. March 26, 1855.
Anna Rodman, b. Nov. 5, 1787; d. June 17, 1848.
Lydia Rodman, b. Sept. 15, 1790; d. April 14, 1869.
Samuel Rodman, b. March 24, 1792; d. Aug. 1, 1876.
Sarah Rodman, b. Oct. 31, 1793; d. Sept. 26, 1888.
Benjamin Rodman, b. Nov. 25, 1794; d. Sept. 28, 1876.



















Descendants of Mary (Rodman) Fisher

401. Mary Rodman^ (Ulizaheth^ Rotch, William^, Josefh-, William^^,
daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Rotch) Rodman, was born in Nantucket
June 14, 1781, and died in New Bedford June 4, 1813. She married in New
Bedford Nov. 25, 1802, William Logan Fisher, born Oct. 1, 1781, died Sept.
24, 1862, son of Thomas and Sarah Logan Fisher of Philadelphia. He mar-
ried (2) March 20, 1817, Sarah Lindley, born June 23, 1785, died in 1865,
daughter of Jacob and Hannah (Miller) Lindley of New Garden, Chester
County, Penna.

Mr. Fisher was a manufacturer of woolens, but in 1836 he started the
Duncannon Iron Works, on Sherman Creek, Perry County, Penna. He was
soon joined in this enterprise by Charles W. Morgan of New Bedford, and
the partnership of Fisher & Morgan was formed. The iron works were
operated for many years, for a long period controlled by the Fisher family.

A voluminous writer he published numerous pamphlets regarding the
Quaker faith and social questions. He was a member of the Society of
Friends. Residence, Wakefield, Germantown, Philadelphia.

Children of William L. and Mary (Rodman) Fisher:

410. i. Thomas Rodman Fisher, b. Oct. 28, 1803; d. Nov. 11, 1861.

411. ii. Sarah Logan Fisher, b. May 18, 1806; d. Dec. 26, 1891.

412. iii. Elizabeth Rodman Fisher, b. Sept. 9, 1810; d. Feb. 6, 1875. Un-

Children of William L. and Sarah (Lindley) Fisher:

i. Lindley Fisher, b. NW. 20, 1818; d. Feb. 3, 1852. Unmarried,
ii. Charles William Fisher, b. July 19, 1820; d. Dec. 28, 1857. Un

iii. Mary Rodman Fisher, b. Feb. 11, 1822; d. May 26, 1903. (See post
for descendants.)

410. Thomas Rodman Fisher^ C^^fy Rodman"^', Elizabeth'^ Rotch,
William^, ]osefh~, Williavi'^'), son of William L. and Mary (Rodman)
Fisher, was born in New Bedford Oct. 28, 1803, and died at Wakefield,
Penna., Nov. 11, 1861. He married in Baltimore Nov. 27, 1829, Letitia
Harvey Ellicott, bom July 27, 1803, died at Little Wakefield, Penna., May
23, 1881, daughter of Jonathan and Sarah (Harvev) Ellicott of Ellicotts
Mills, Md.

Children :

413. i. Sarah Ellicott Fisher, b. Oct. 4, 1830; d. Feb. 3, 1832.

414. ii. William Logan Fisher, b. July 4, 1832; d. Dec. 8, 1858. Unmarried.

415. iii. George Logan Fisher, b. May 17, 1835; d. July 2, 1836.


416. iv. Mary Rodman Fisher, b. Aug. 20, 1838; d. Oct. 9, 1899.

417. V. Elocott Fisher, h. May 3, 1840; d. 1908; m. Oct. 28, 1897, Mrs.

Mary Tyler Gatchell. No children.

418. vi. Harvey Fisher, b. Nov. 4, 1843; d. in Atlantic Cit)', N. J., Aug. 31,

1885. Unmarried. Served in the 150th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol-
unteers ("Bucktails") in the Civil War.

411. Sarah Logan Fisher^ C^iary Rodman'\ Elizabeth'*^ Rotch, Wil-
liam^, Jose'ph-, William^^, daughter of William L. and Mary (Rodman)
Fisher, was born in New Bedford May 18, 1806, and died in Germantown,
Penna., Dec. 26, 1891. She married in Germantown, Sept. 26, 1826, Wil-
liam Wister, born Feb. 3, 1803, died Nov. 19, 1881, son of John and Eliza-
beth (Harvey) Wister of Germantown.

Children, born in Germantown:

419. i. William Rotch Wister, b. Dec. 7, 1827; d. Aug. 21, 1911.

420. ii. John Wister, b. July 15, 1829; d. June 4, 1900.

421. iii. Harvey Langhorne Wister, b. July 17, 1831; d. Aug. 24, 1832.

422. iv. Langhorne Wister, b. Sept. 20, 1834; d. March 19, 1891.

423. V. Elizabeth Harvey Wister, b. July 20, 1836; d. Feb. 15, 1838.

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