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Freeman and Mary Fisk

, Laird

"Heirs of Freeman Fisk" timber-claimed a quarter in 6, 1N 42W in 1902 - just north of the railroad tracks and the town of Laird.

Mary R. Fisk proved up a quarter in 31, 2N 42W in 1903 - adjoining Freeman's timber claim.

August 18, 1905 Haigler items "Wilbur Fisk of McCook, and his brother, Frank Fisk of South Dakota are visiting with Freeman Fiske's this week."
Clinton was a farm laborer in 1910 Yuma County, 19, with Mary R. Fisk 50, Arthur C. 26, Walter 23, and Mary B. 17.

December 1911  "Misses Emma and Jessie Williams entertained at a lively taffy pull last Tuesday evening at their home, Messrs. R.R. Blankenship, John Abbott, Clinton Fisk and Bernard Jennings, and the Misses Buna Dyar and Mayme Fisk.  We accused one of the young men of not doing anything but eating the taffy, but he proved to us that he pulled taffy as well as the rest, showing a good sized blister on his thumb as the result.  Music both instrumental and vocal were enjoyed making a very pleasant evening."

Freeman Fisk 1831-1894 # 17936418 is buried in Wray, with Mary R. (Hawkins) Fisk 1850-1912 # 17936475.

March 7, 1912


William W. Fisk proved up a quarter in 31, 2N 42W in 1894.



Ethel Wilson married Clinton B. Fisk on March 3, 1916 in Yuma County.

  March 9, 1916

May 11, 1916 "Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Fisk spent Sunday in the country at the home of Mrs. Fisk's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Wilson."

June 1916 "Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Fisk moved into the Fisk property two doors south of the high school building yesterday from rooms in the Dr. Crawford residence."

  March 1917

In 1920 they're in Greybull, Big Horn County, Wyoming, Clinton B. 29, Ethel M.3 0, Yvonee B. 2, and Leora 1.

They're in Greybull in 1930, and in 1940 are in Laramie, Wyoming, Clinton 50 born in COlorado with no occupation, Ethel 52, Leora 22, Doreen 14, both born in Wyoming.




1901 Wray "Fresh Kraut and celery at the Fisk market.  Fresh fish every Friday."

  1902 Wray

1902 "Mr. Hawkins of Michigan, brother of Mrs. F.K. Fisk of Laird and uncle of our Will Fisk, is here visiting relatives."

March 10, 1905 "A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. H.V. Fisk, east of Laird, last Saturday, and Harris is as proud over the advent of the little Miss a (sic) can be, and well he should be."


1905 Wilbur Fisk, who had been visiting relatives in and about Wray for the past two weeks returned to his work at McCook last Wednesday evening.  He is a brakeman on the Burlington/




  March 17, 1905 Wray


   September 1904

1905 "Walter Fisk and Ray Wells went up to Denver Wednesday on the excursion to attend the Epworth League convention."

  November 1907


  May 1910



  May 1913

In June 1913 M.M. Fisk filed as administrator of the estate of Mary R. Fisk.  Heirs were:  William K. Fisk, Harry V. Fisk, Frank F. Fisk, Freeman K. Fisk, Myron M. Fisk, Wilbur W. Fisk, Arthur C. Fisk, Walter Fisk, Clinton B. Fisk, and Mary B. Fisk.


  September 1913



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