147. Thomas5 Fisher (Gen.) (Elizabeth4 Purnell, Thomas3, Thomas2, Thomas1) was born about 1762. His date of birth is shown as June 13, 1761; however, his mother did not marry Jabez Fisher until after the death of her first husband, Anthony Wright. Wright wrote his will June 15, 1761. Thomas died December 2, 1835 in Kent Co., DE. (Dill, Souls in Heaven, Names in Stone, The Cemeteries of Kent Co., DE-Will Malcolm)

He married three times. He married Elizabeth Evans. He married Sarah Polk. He married Nancy Owens. Nancy was born March 17, 1774. Nancy was the daughter of Robert Owens and Sally(wife of Robert Owens). Nancy died May 4, 1841 in Kent Co., DE. (Dill, Souls in Heaven, Names in Stone, The Cemeteries of Kent Co., DE-Will Malcolm) Notes of Suzanne B. Hurley and information from Merryweather's Genealogy of the Purnell Family indicate that Thomas married three times: Elizabeth Evans, Sarah Polk and Nancy Owens.

Anna Wharton Smith's Fisher Genealogy of 1896 shows him with the title of General, and that he provided his brother, John, with a classical education.

Descendants of Thomas Fisher and Elizabeth Evans provided by Eva J. Ruben 2/11/99 without references or dates.

Thomas Fisher(Gen.) and Elizabeth Evans had the following child:

child + 363 i. Henry Purnell6 Fisher.

Thomas Fisher(Gen.) and Nancy Owens had the following child:

child + 364 ii. George Purnell Fisher(Judge) was born October 13, 1817.

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