Fish family

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Fish
Current regionNew York, New Jersey
Place of originEngland
Connected familiesStuyvesant family
Morris family
Kean family
Vanderbilt family
Estate(s)Hamilton Fish House

The Fish family is a prominent American family, members of which became influential in politics, diplomacy, and business. The family is of English origin and is descended from Jonathan Fish (1615–1663), who was born in East Farndon, Northamptonshire, England, and ultimately settled in the Province of New York.

Notable members[edit]

Family tree[edit]

  • Nicholas Fish (1758–1833) ∞ Elizabeth Stuyvesant (1775–1854)
    • Margaret Ann Fish (1807–1877) ∞ John Neilson (1799–1851)
    • Susan Elizabeth Fish (1808–1892) ∞ Daniel LeRoy (1799–1885)
    • Hamilton Fish (1808–1893) ∞ Julia Ursin Niemcewiez Kean (1816–1887), sister of John Kean and granddaughter of John Kean and Susan Livingston (Susan married Count Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz after Kean's death)
      • Sarah Morris Fish (1838–1925) ∞ Sidney Webster (1828–1910)
        • Hamilton Fish Webster (1861–1939)
      • Julia Kean Fish (1841–1908) ∞ Samuel Nicholl Benjamin (1839–1886)
        • Elizabeth d'Hauteville Benjamin (1871–1884)
        • William Massena Benjamin (1874–1928)
        • Hamilton Fish Benjamin (1877–1938)
        • Julian Arnold Benjamin (1877–1953)
      • Susan LeRoy Fish (1844–1909) ∞ William Evans Rogers (1846–1913)
      • Nicholas Fish II (1846–1902) ∞ 1869: Clemence Smith Bryce (1847–1908), sister of Lloyd Bryce
      • Hamilton Fish II (1849–1936) ∞ (1) Emily Maria Mann (1854–1899); ∞ (2) Florence Delaplaine Amsinck (1849–1926)
        • Janet Fish (1883–1970)
        • Julia Kean Fish (1884–1960) ∞ William Lawrence Breese (1883–1915)
          • Hamilton Fish Breese (1910–1920)
        • Emily Rosalind Fish (1886–1975) ∞ John Wilson Cutler (1887–1950)
        • Hamilton Fish III (1888–1991) ∞ Grace Chapin Rogers (1885–1960), daughter of Alfred Clark Chapin; ∞ Marie Choubaroff (1905–1974); ∞ (4) 1988: Lydia Ambrogio (1932–2015)
          • Lillian Veronica Fish ∞ David Whitmire Hearst (1915–1986), son of William Randolph Hearst
          • Hamilton Fish IV (1926–1996) ∞ (1) 1951: Julia MacKenzie (1927–1969); ∞ (2) 1971: Billy Laster Cline (1924–1985); ∞ (3) 1989: Mary Ann Tinklepaugh Knauss (b. 1930)[12]
        • Helena Livingston Fish (1893–1970) ∞ Henry Forster (1889–1989)
          • Henry H. Forster (1921–2000)
          • Bayard Stuyvesant Forster (1924–2001) ∞ Clare Chanler (1927–1992), granddaughter of Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler
          • Sheila Emily Forster (1928–2011) ∞ J. Anthony G. Morris
      • Stuyvesant Fish (1851–1923) ∞ 1876: Marion Graves Anthon (1853–1915)
        • Livingston Fish (1879–1880)
        • Marian Anthon Fish (1880–1944) ∞ 1907: (div. 1934) Albert Zabriskie Gray (1881–1964), son of John Clinton Gray
        • Stuyvesant Fish, Jr. (1883–1952) ∞ Isabelle Mildred Dick (1884–1972)
        • Sidney Webster Fish (1885–1950) ∞ (1) 1915: Olga Martha Wiborg (1890–1937), daughter of Frank Bestow Wiborg; ∞ (2) 1929: Esther Foss, daughter of Eugene Noble Foss
      • Edith Livingston Fish (b. 1856) ∞ Northcote
    • Elizabeth Sarah Fish (1810–1881) ∞ Richard Lewis Morris (1816–1880)
      • Stuyvesant Fish Morris (1843–1928) ∞ Ellen James Van Buren (1844–1929), granddaughter of Martin Van Buren
        • Elizabeth Marshall Morris (1869–1919) ∞ B. Woolsey Rogers
        • Ellen Van Buren Morris (1873–1954) ∞ Francis Livingston Pell (1873–1945)
        • Richard Lewis Morris III (b. 1875) ∞ Carolyn Whitney Fellowes (b. 1882)
        • Stuyvesant Fish Morris, Jr. (1877–1925)

Kean family[edit]

The Fish family is related to the Kean family through Hamilton Fish's wife, Julia Ursin Niemcewiez Kean.

Notable members
  • Hamilton Fish Kean (1862–1941), New Jersey Republican Committeeman 1905–1919, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1916, Republican National Committeeman 1919–1928, candidate for U.S. Senate from New Jersey 1924, U.S. Senator from New Jersey 1929–1935.[13]
  • Robert W. Kean (1893–1980), delegate to the Republican National Convention 1936, U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1939–1959, candidate for U.S. Senate from New Jersey 1958.[14]
  • Thomas H. Kean (born 1935), New Jersey Assemblyman 1968–1977, Governor of New Jersey 1982–1990.
  • Thomas Kean, Jr. (born 1968), New Jersey state senator.
Family tree

NOTE: Hamilton F. Kean was also great-grandson of Continental Congressional Delegate John Kean[15] and brother of U.S. Senator John Kean.[16]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/armstrong.html#RKC0T9MRD
  2. ^ "Dr. Stuyvesant F. Morris. Physician Who Practiced for Four Decades Dies in 85th Year". The New York Times. May 11, 1928. Retrieved 2011-12-15. Dr. Stuyvesant Fish Morris, who retired in 1913 after practicing medicine here for more than forty years, died yesterday at his residence, ...
  3. ^ http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/fischman-fishburne.html#RBJ09S7PP
  4. ^ http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=F000139
  5. ^ Who's who in New York City and State. L.R. Hamersly Company. 1909. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  6. ^ http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=F000142
  7. ^ http://diglib.princeton.edu/ead/getEad?eadid=MC002&kw=#bioghist
  8. ^ a b Fowler, Glenn (25 April 1973). "Hamilton Fish Armstrong Dies at 80; Foreign Affairs Quarterly Ex‐Editor". The New York Times. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  9. ^ http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=F000141
  10. ^ "Elizabeth S. Kean, 90, Mother of Governor". The New York Times. 29 January 1988. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  11. ^ Cook, Joan (24 September 1980). "Robert W. Kean, 86; Formerly in House; Jersey Republican Won Reputation as Expert on Social Security". The New York Times. Retrieved 11 January 2015. Robert Winthrop Kean, a former United States Representative and for years a leading figure in Republican politics in New Jersey, died Sunday in St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, N.J., from a heart attack. He was 86 years old and lived in Livingston.
  12. ^ "Mary Ann Knauss Is Wed To Rep. Hamilton Fish Jr". The New York Times. 1 January 1989. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  13. ^ http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/chandless-chapline.html#R9M0ISAID
  14. ^ http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=K000029
  15. ^ http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=K000027
  16. ^ http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=K000028
Sources
  • Wing, Lester Fish. The Fish Family in England and America. Tuttle, 1948. 530pp.[1]