Melvina Fisher1

#29179, (circa 1845 - )
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Samuel Thomas Fisher1 (c 1812 - 1859)
Mother*Elizabeth "Betsey" Tremper1 (c 1816 - 1877)


Joseph Duquette b. 1853, d. 1927
Children 1.Joseph Duquette Jr.6 (1874 - )
 2.Selina Duquette6 (1879 - )
 3.Edward Eugene Duquette6 (1884 - )
 4.Priscilla Duquette6 (1887 - )
 5.Fred Duquette6 (1889 - )
Her married name was Duquette. 
Birth*circa 1845She was born circa 1845 at New YorkG.1 
28 August 1850She appeared on the census of 28 August 1850 in the household of Samuel Thomas Fisher and Elizabeth "Betsey" Tremper at Portland, Dodge Co., WisconsinG; (neis. Stephen C (22) and Maria (17) Tremper, both b. NY; Milton (50, b. NY) and Sally (43, b. Upper Canada) Fisher; Aaron and Louisa Fisher.)2 
12 July 1860She appeared on the census of 12 July 1860 in the household of Elizabeth "Betsey" Tremper at Portland, Dodge Co., WisconsinG; (neis. Sarah Fisher, age 55, b. Canada; Stephen and Maria Tremper.)3 
Marriage*24 February 1873She married Joseph Duquette on 24 February 1873 at Coaticook, Québec.4 
7 June 1900She and Joseph Duquette appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 at Superior Street, Antigo, Langlade Co., WisconsinG.5 


  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Samuel T (38), b. NY, farmer, real estate value $150; Betsy (34), b. Upper Canada.
  3. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Betsy (43), b. Canada, farmer, real estate value $2000, personal estate $592.
  4. [S2470] The Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Mon., 7 Mar 1927. p. 9.
    Requiem Mass Is Held Saturday At Church In Antigo
    A requiem high mass for Joseph Duquette, Sr., 73, who passed away at his home in Antigo last Thursday morning, was said by the Rev. Dean Conrad Saile Saturday morning at 9 o'clock in St. John’s church at Antigo.
    Mr. Duquette was the father of Mrs. Dan Driscoll of this city. He was born at St. Francis, Quebec, Canada, on July 12, 1853, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Duquette. He attended school at St. Francis and on February 24, 1873, was married ito Miss Mulvina Fischer at Coaticook, Quebec, Canada. Mr. and Mrs. Duquette and family came to Wisconsin, settling in Menasha forty-six years ago and lived there for two years. They then moved to
    Antigo county where they had since lived. Mr. Duquette operated a farm north of Antigo for a number of years, retiring nine years ago.
    The survivors are his widow, two sons, Fred, of Antigo, and Ed of Elcho; and three daughters, Mrs. Driscoll, this city; Mrs. R. Brush, of Burion, Washington, and Mrs. J. V. Bassett, of Antigo. Two daughters, Mathilda and Lydia, died forty and twenty-nine years ago, respectively.
  5. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Joseph (46), b. French Canada May 1854, parents b. French Canada, dya laborer; Alvina [sic] (41), b. French Canada Dec 1858, parents b. French Canada, 8 children, 6 living; marr. 27 yrs, both imm. 1882.
  6. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.