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Fiscus Family

First Generation

The immigrant Johann Frederick Fiscus was born about 1707, probably near Engelstatt or Woeffsheim, Pfalz, Germany, and married Anna Elisabeth Schwind there. Births of their oldest children were recorded in nearby Ober Saulheim. They immigrated in 1743 on the Loyal Judith, and settled in Lancaster Co. PA, where Anna Elisabeth died in late 1750 or early 1751. Johann Friedrich then moved to Maryland, where he married Maria Eva, surname unknown, with whom he moved to North Carolina. Johann Frederick died in Surry County NC in 1772 and Maria Eva died in 1786.

Second Generation

Children of Johann Frederick Fiscus and Anna Elisabeth Schwind
Maria Margaretha Fiscus (1730-?) died in childhood
Anna Cunigunda Fiscus (1734-1804) m. Michael Hauser (1731-1789)
Barbara Fiscus (1736-1780) m. Philipp Christoph Vogler (1723-1790)
Maria Fiscus (1742-1786) m. 1) Johann Georg Baumgarten (1722-1779), 2) Johann Peter Schreyer (1735-1815)
Eleonore Margaretha Fiscus (1746-1811) m. Jacob Hauser (1733-1806)
Jacob Frederick Fiscus (ca. 1748-1830) m. 1) Magdalena Schmidt (died abt. 1810; d/o Peter Schmidt; her first husband was Johannes Schor) 2) Rebecca Arney (1783-1823)
Elisabeth (Liesel) Fiscus (1750-1825) m. Martin Walk (1737-1791)

Children of Johann Frederick and Maria Eva Fiscus
Johann Adam Fiscus (1759-1839) m. Elisabeth Spainhour (1761-1834), moved to Indiana
Eva Maria Fiscus (1762-1853) m. Jacob Hilsabeck (1762-1848)

Third Generation

Children of Jacob Frederick Fiscus and Magdalena Schmidt
Anna Catharina Fiscus (1773-?) m. Jacob Bonn (1768-1811)
John Adam Fiscus (1775-1864) m. Anna Catharina Arney (1779-1865)
Maria Barbara Fiscus (1776-bef. 1824) m. Joseph Volck (1775-1854)
Elizabeth Fiscus (1780-1816)
John Frederick Fiscus (1783-1872) m. Margaret George


Children of Johann Adam Fiscus and Elisabeth Spainhour
Catharina Fiscus (ca. 1782-?) m. Joseph Zimmerman (1772-?)
Maria Elisabeth Fiscus (1783-1835) m. John Fulk (Volck) (1779-1849).
John Frederick Fiscus (1785-1859) m. Maria Magdalena Arney (1785-1850)
Jacob Fiscus (1787-1842) m. Maria Moser
Susannah Fiscus (1789-?) m. Andrew Fulk (Volck)
Peter Fiscus (1792-1870) m. Hannah Philbert (1795-1867)
Henry Fiscus (1798-1867) m. Mary Arney (1801-1875)

Johann Adam Fiscus was living in Washington County, IN in 1832 when he declared that he entered the Revolutionary War as a volunteer in Moravian Town, NC in 1778; Company of Capt. Henry Smith, Col Locke's Regiment.


Revolutionary War Record S 16115, extracted by Elizabeth Osenbaugh

Records of the Moravians in North Carolina, 11 volumes; Publications of the North Carolina Historical Commission

Thanks to Bill Holder and Michael Foulk, who sent material from the book Owen County Cousins on the Fiscus family and others who moved from NC to Indiana.

Surry Co. NC will abstracts

This page was revised on May 2, 2001.

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