Nicholas Fish

FatherJonathan Fish (1728-1779)
MotherElizabeth Sackett (1729-1778)
Nicholas Fish, son of Jonathan Fish and Elizabeth Sackett, was born in New York CityG on 28 August 17581,2,3 and died there aged 74 on 20 June 1833.1,2,3 He married on 30 April 1803, Elizabeth Stuyvesant, daughter of Petrus Stuyvesant.1,3
     Nicholas Fish served in the American Revolutionary War, being commissioned as a Lieutenant, with promotions to Major of the 2nd New York Regiment of the Line in November 1776, and to Lieutenant Colonel soon after. He fought in the battles of Saratoga (1777) and Monmouth (1778), and the Siege of Yorktown (1781) where he was a witness to the surrender of the British General Lord Cornwallis. In 1786 he was appointed Adjutant General of the State of New York.

Children of Nicholas Fish and Elizabeth Stuyvesant

  • Susan Elisabeth Fish b. 26 Jul 1805
  • Margaret Ann Fish b. 11 Feb 1807
  • Hon Hamilton Fish+ b. 3 Aug 1808, d. 7 Sep 1893
  • Elizabeth Sarah Fish b. 25 May 1810
  • Petrus Stuyvesant Fish b. 13 May 1813, d. 7 Nov 1834

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "312. Nicholas Fish, b. Aug. 23, 1758, d. June 30, 1833; m. Elizabeth Stuyversant."
  2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Boston: NEHGS), volume 78 (1924): 434-6.
  3. Stuyvesant Fish, Ancestors of Hamilton Fish and Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, His Wife ((Online image. WorldVitalRecords. From the Quintin Publications Collection), 1929), p. 41–42, "The children of Jonathan Fish and Elizabeth Sackett, his wife, were:
    1. Samuel Fish, born Dec. 19, 1751. Died Sept. 24, 1752.
    2. Sarah, born Oct. 22, 1755; married Terrence Reilly. She died March 5, 1810. He died March 5, 1810? {ITAL:]sic, including the question mark]
    3. Nicholas, born Aug. 28, 1758, died June 20, 1833; married April 30, 1803, Elizabeth, daughter of Petrus Stuyvesant."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited4 Jul 2012

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