Fourth Generation


30. Henry J.(Knop) Fischer was born in October 1885 in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.17 He emigrated in March 1900 to Holland, Hickman, Lancaster County, Nebraska.16 GJH Fischer was his sponsor. He was a farmer . Henry died in Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska.

Henry J.(Knop) Fischer and Katherine "Kate" VanDiest were married in Pella Reformed Church, Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska. They lived on and farmed the 160 acre farm at highway 43 and Pella road, SW corner. The Pella church is located on the NE corner of this farm. All their children were born on this farm. Katherine "Kate" VanDiest, daughter of Cornelius VanDiest and Kate DeBoer, was born in October 1888 in Pella community, rural Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska.18 She died in Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska.

Henry J.(Knop) Fischer and Katherine "Kate" VanDiest had the following children:

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Arnold Fischer was born on 5 October 1914 in Pella community, rural Adams, Lancaster County, Nebraska. He died 168Aug 1989 in Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska. He was buried in the Cottonwood Cemetery, Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska.

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Gladys Fischer.

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Donald Hugh Fischer.

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Norma June Fischer.

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Helen Fischer.