Descendents of Henry George Grabenhorst
Descendents of Dorothea Auguste Elizabeth Grabenhorst Fisher Wolf

Henry Fisher

1-Henry A Fisher, son of Jacob Ferdinand Fischer and Dorothea (Dorothea Auguste Elizabeth) Grabenhorst, was born on 10 Jul 1856 in Illinois, died on 20 Feb 1928 in Ogden, Weber, Utah at age 71, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park. 

Henry married Molena Wolf, daughter of John Jacob Wolf and Lessettia (Sadie) Fie, on 9 Mar 1878 in Henry County, Illinois. Molena was born on 26 Feb 1859 in Hooppole, Henry, Illinois, died on 31 Jul 1924 in Ogden, Weber, Utah at age 65, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park. They had six children: Elizabeth Lessettia (Lizzie), Fred, George Faitman, Cora Christina, Iona Idella, and Dorothy Molena.

2-Elizabeth Lessettia (Lizzie) Fisher was born on 4 Jul 1877 in Henry County, Illinois, died on 2 Sep 1939 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois at age 62, and was buried in Sheffield Cemetery. 

Elizabeth married Delbert Elmer Blake. Delbert was born on 10 Jan 1859 in Pennsylvania, died on 9 May 1932 in Sheffield, Bureau, Illinois at age 73, and was buried in Sheffield Cemetery. They had four children: Floyd, Elmer, Erma, and Geneva.

2-Fred Fisher was born on 5 Apr 1880 in Yorktown, Henry, Illinois, died on 11 Feb 1949 in Ogden, Weber, Utah at age 68, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery. 

Fred married Annie H Hoggan, daughter of Joseph Smith Hoggan and Agnes Brodey, on 30 Apr 1908 in Ogden, Weber, Utah. Annie was born on 13 Dec 1879 in Scotland, died on 2 Feb 1946 in Ogden, Weber, Utah at age 66, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery. They had five children: Herman Joseph, Idella Molena, Lawrence Henry, Earl Clyde, and Viola Ruby.

2-George Faitman Fisher was born on 24 Jul 1883 in Illinois and died on 13 Dec 1949 in Weber County, Utah at age 66. 

George married Isabella Rowan Drysdale, daughter of James Drysdale and Jane McClure, on 30 Mar 1909 in Ogden, Weber, Utah. Isabella was born on 27 Aug 1886 in Irvine, Ayr, Scotland and died on 28 Sep 1963 in Ogden, Weber, Utah at age 77. They had two children: Elwood and Darius. Isabella was first married to Joseph Oliver Hagen in 1905 but she later divorced him on grounds of abandonment and failure to support. Isabella and Joseph had one child, Charles James Hagen. In 1909 Isabella married George Faitman Fisher but they later divorced and she married Joseph Oliver Hagen again in 1918. After her remarriage, Elwood and Darius took the Hagen name.

George next married Ruby Valentine Kingston, daughter of Edward Oliver Kingston and Ella Williams, on 22 Jul 1923 in Ogden, Weber, Utah. Ruby was born on 18 Aug 1898 in Morgan, Morgan, Utah and died on 26 Oct 1948 in Weber County, Utah at age 50.

2-Cora Christina Fisher was born on 16 Sep 1886 in Hooppole, Henry, Illinois and died on 17 Jan 1953 in Ogden, Weber, Utah at age 66. 

Cora married John William Duke on 14 Oct 1909 in Ogden, Weber, Utah. John was born in 1875 in England and died in 1934 in Iowa at age 59. They had two children: Eileen and Donald W.

2-Iona Idella Fisher was born on 28 Mar 1890 in Magnolia, Rock, Minnesota and died on 12 Sep 1967 in Ogden, Weber, Utah at age 77. 

Iona married John Bowcutt, son of John Bowcutt and Elizabeth Craddock, on 25 Jun 1919 in Ogden, Weber, Utah. John was born on 14 Dec 1872 in Holton (ouly Green), Warrick, England and died on 19 Dec 1949 in Roy, Weber, Utah at age 77. They had one son: Vern Matthew. Both John and Iona were hearing impaired. To ensure that Vern had the most rounded education possible, he lived with his aunt, Dorothy Fisher Klenke and her husband, John Klenke, from fourth grade until he graduated from high school.

2-Dorothy Molena Fisher was born on 16 Jan 1894 in Magnolia, Rock, Minnesota and died on 11 Jul 1980 in Bakersfield, Kern, California at age 86. 

Dorothy married John Matthew Klenke, son of John Mathias Klenke and Catherine Ann Kelly, on 29 Jun 1916 in Ogden, Weber, Utah. John was born on 8 Nov 1893 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois and died on 31 Jul 1974 in Brea, Orange, California at age 80. They had one daughter: Dorothy.

Documents and Articles




Henry Fisher and Molina Wolf Fisher
with children Fred, Cora, Iona, Elizabeth and George

Fred, Elizabeth,  George,
Cora, Dorothy, Iona Fisher

Ogden, Utah

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Documents and Articles


Molena Wolf Fisher

Ogden Standard Examiner July 31, 1924
Mrs. Molena Fisher, wife of Henry Fisher, died at the family home, rear 866 Twenty-second street, this morning at 7 o'clock after a few months illness of cancer of the stomach. Mrs Fisher was born February 26, 1859, in Henry County, Illinois and had been a resident of Ogden for the past 25 years. Mrs. Fisher was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America, Excelslor camp No. 3340. Surviving beside the husband are the following children, Mrs. Cora Duke and Mrs. Lizzie Blake, both of Sheffield, Ill, Mrs. Iona Bowcutt and Mrs Dorothy Klenke, both of Ogden, two sons, Fred and George Fisher, both of Ogden. One sister and three brothers surviving live in Illinois. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Kirkendall mortuary with the Rev W E Bennett, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church officiating. Internment will be made in the Mountain View cemetery. The body may be viewed at the family residence, rear 866 Twenty-second street this evening and up until 12 o'clock noon Saturday, and from then until the time of the services at the Kirkendall mortuary.

Henry A Fisher

Ogden Standard Examiner February 20, 1928
Henry Fisher, Aged 71, Dead
Henry Fisher, aged 71, died this morning at the home of his son, Fred Fisher, rear 866 Twenty-second street, following an illness of a year. He was born in Iowa, July 10, 1856, and had lived in Ogden for the past 31 years. He had been in the employ of the American Packing and Provision company for ten years.Surviving are the following sons and daughters: Fred and George Fisher, Mrs. John Klenke and Mrs. John Bowcutt of Ogden; Mrs. Del Blake of Sheffield, Ill; Mrs. William Duke of Davenport, Iowa; Eleven grandchildren and the following also survive: Mrs. George Murphy, Salt Creek, Wyo., and Mrs. J.J. Holzinger, Genasco, Ill., sisters; Max Fisher of Hooppole, Ill., a brother; Ben Wolf of Hooppole, half brother; Mrs. Margaret Wolever, Chicago, and Mrs. V. Seyller, Hooppole, half-sisters. Services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Kirkendall chapel with Bishop A.G. Belnap of the Twentieth ward presiding. The body may be viewed at the chapel Tuesday afternoon and evening and Wednesday until the time of services. Internment will be made in Mountain View cemetery.


News Clips from the Geneseo Republic

The Geneseo Republic, August 8, 1884, Hoop Pole Items: Mr. Henry Fisher has traded off his mules. Baalam is very, very sorry. Henry is very, very glad. How the donkeys feel about it has not yet been ascertained.

The Geneseo Republic, September 24, 1886, page 2: Henry Fisher is the father of another son.

The Geneseo Republic, February 18, 1887, Hoop Pole: There was another party dance at Henry Fisher's last Thursday night.

The Geneseo Republic, November 12, 1897, Hoop Pole: Henry Fisher, formerly from Hoop Pole, removed from his home at Luverne, Minn. and is now on his way to Utah, where he intends to make his home.


Census Records

1880 census


Henry FISHER Self M Male W 24 IL Farmer GER GER
Molena FISHER Wife M Female W 21 IL Keeping House GER GER
Lacetta FISHER Dau S Female W 2 IL IL IL
Bertie E. FISHER Son S Male W 3M IL IL IL
Herman FISHER Other Male W 15 IL Laborer IL IL
Yorktown, Henry, Illinois Family History Library Film 1254213 NA Film Number T9-0213 Page Number 513C


1900 census  
Fisher Henry age 45 born July 1854 in Illinois farmer
Fisher Molena age 41 born Jan 1859 in Illinois 6 children born/living
Lizzie age 21 born July 1878 in Illinois
Fred age 20 born April 1880 in Illinois farm laborer
George age 16 born July 1883 in Illinois farm laborer
Cora age 13 born Sept 1886 in Illinois at school
Iona age 10 born May 1891 in Illinois at school
Dorothy age 6 born Jan 1894 in Illinois
Farr West PCT, Weber, Utah Series: T623 Roll: 1688 Page: 41
1910 census  
Henry Fisher age 55 born in Illinois married 32 years farmer
Molena Fisher age 51 born in Illinois married 32 years 6 children born/living
son George F age 26 born in Illinois farmer
dau Iona F age 20 born in Minnesota
dau Dorothy M age 16 born in Minnesota
Farr West PCT, Weber, Utah Series: T624 Roll: 1611 Part: 1 Page: 42A


1920 census  
Henry Fisher age 64 born in Illinois
Molina Fisher age 58 born in Illinois
son-in-law John Kleude (sp?) age 26 born in Illinois manager Hardware Store
dau Dorothy Kleude age 25 born in Minnesota
5-WD Ogden, Weber, Utah T625 Roll: 1869 Page: 223


Vital Records   

Marriage Record

Name: Henry Fisher
Spouse: Molena Wolf
Marriage Date: 9 March 1878
Henry County, Illinois

Death Records    
  Utah Death Index

Name: Molena Fisher
Gender: Female
Age: 65
Death Date: 31 July 1924
County of Death: Weber

State file number: 1924003295

Death Certificate
Molena Wolf Fisher

  Utah Death Index

Name: Henry Fisher
Gender: Male
Age: 71
Death Date: 20 February, 1928
County of Death: Weber

State file number: 1928000776

Death Certificate
Henry Fisher


Cemetery Records

Aultorest Memorial Park cemetery records (Weber County, Utah)
     Fisher, Molena
born 2/26/1859 - died 7/31/1924 - buried Block 8 East 1/2 - 12
     Fisher, Henry born July 10 1856 - died February 20 1928 - buried Block 8 East 1/2 -12


Henry Fisher and Molena Wolf Fisher
Aultorest Memorial Park
Ogden, Weber, Utah



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