Part II: The History of 48 Rockview Street and the Fisher-Bang Family
This is Part II of this article that has been republished on Jamaica Plain News with permission from the author and the Jamaica Plain Historical Society. Click here for Part I.
DANA WALKER FISHER, SR. AND EDITH GEORGE (TWEEDY) FISHER
Learn more about Joy’s Fisher ancestors from Mansfield, MA in a supplemental article here. Joy’s paternal grandparents Dana Sr. and Edith Fisher lived in Mansfield until 1900, at which time they moved to 17 Akron Street in Boston. On October 23, 1900, Dana Sr. joined the Boston Police Department as a reserve officer in Division 2, at the Milk Street station. On May 16, 1901, he was appointed as a patrolman at the same station. On January 21, 1904, Dana Sr. and Edith had their first child, Dana Walker Fisher, Jr. (Joy’s father).