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John Cain Fiscus (1859 - 1926)

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John Cain Fiscus
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Died in Champaign, Illinoismap
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m. 16 November 1882, Sarah Elizabeth Fiscus[1][2]


Sarah and John had one child:
  1. William Leonard Fiscus, b. 13 May 1883 d. 18 November 1891, age 4[1]


1859 John is born on 28 March to John Quincy & Lucinda (Arney) Fiscus. He as an older sister, Amanda Jane, and an older brother, William.[3]

1870 John is 10 years old. He and his family live in Jefferson Township, Owen County, Indiana. Amanda "Manda" Jane (18) and William (13) are also at home.[4]

1882 When John is 23, he marries Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Fiscus on 16 November.[1][3][2]

1883 William Leonard is born on 13 May.[1]

1890 John's father, John Quincy Fiscus, dies on 24 March.[3]

1891 William dies at age 8.[1]

1900 John and Sarah are living in Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois. Sarah's sister Fanny is living with them.[5]

1902 Sarah dies on 18 November.[3]

1910 John is widowed and living with his wife's sister, Lucy Ann, and her husband Thomas Lyster.[6]

1920 John is still living with his sister-in-law/cousin, Lucy Lyster, and her family in Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois at the time of the 1920 Census.[7]

1926 John dies on 19 December. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois.[8][9]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Owen County Cousins, entry for Wesley Fiscus, p. 583
  2. 2.0 2.1 Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, John C Fiscus and Sarah G Fiscus, 16 Nov 1882 : accessed 06 Sep 2014 by J. Ricketts; citing Owen County; FHL microfilm 001312984.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Lovell, entry for John Quincy Fiscus, p. 557
  4. United States Census, 1870, John Cain Fiscus in household of John Fiscus, Indiana, United States : accessed 05 Nov 2014 by J. Ricketts; citing p. 7, family 57, NARA microfilm publication M593, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 000545847.
  5. United States Census, 1900, John C Fiscus, Urbana Township Urbana city Ward 1-2, Champaign, Illinois, United States : accessed 05 Nov 2014 by J. Ricketts; citing sheet 32A, family 730, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240241.
  6. United States Census, 1910, John Fiscus in household of Thomas Lyster, Urbana Ward 1, Champaign, Illinois, United States : accessed 21 Oct 2014 by J. Ricketts; citing enumeration district (ED) 38, sheet 11A, family 242, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1374247.
  7. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 30 March 2016), Merrill D Lyster in household of Thos B Lyster, Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States; citing sheet 3A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,298.
  8. Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, John C. Fiscus, 19 Dec 1926 : accessed 05 Nov 2014 by J. Ricketts; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1613446.
  9. "John C. Fiscus", Find-a-Grave memorial #7262521; entered by Stuthehistoryguy on 14 March 2003 : accessed on 5 Nov 2014 by J. Ricketts

See also: Lovell, Rosemary (Faulk). Owen County Cousins. (Harrahan, Louisiana: J. G. Hauser, Inc., 1977). For repository information see: WorldCat

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