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Isaac Zane
(Abt 1757-1816)
General Isaac W. Zane Jr.
Hanna Dickison
Hester Armstrong Zane


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1. Chief Paschal Fish

Hester Armstrong Zane 1

  • Born: 1816, Champaign Co., Ohio, United States
  • Marriage (1): Chief Paschal Fish 14 Oct 1846 or 1847 in <Ohio>, United States
  • Died: 17 Apr 1852, <Wyandotte, Kansas>, United States at age 36
  • Buried: Huron Indian Cemetery-Wyandotte National Burial Grounds, Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States

   Another name for Hester was Hetty Zane.

  Research Notes:

The following is relevant if Hetty was Leander Jackson Fish's mother.
From text accompanying a photograph from the Smithsonian Institution archives:
"[Leander] Jackson Fish's father [Paschal Fish] was half Shawnee, one eighth Miami and one sixteenth Delaware; his mother was one fourth Wyandot (Huron). "
Wyandot Metis

Historic Shawnee Names of the 1700s -

See for Zane brothers and sisters.
From :
Wyandot . The Wyandot purchased land in eastern Kansas on Missouri River from the Delaware in 1843 and parted with it again in 1850. A few Wyandot also held title to land along with other tribes on the border of Oklahoma and re-ceded it along with them in 1867. (See Ohio .)

  Birth Notes:

Source RootsWeb:

  Death Notes:

Huron Cemetery - Wyandotte National Burial Ground
The following is a list of individuals who are believed to have been buried in the Huron Indian Cemetery. The list is derived from the journals of William Walker, Jr., from various tribal and family records found in the Connelley Collection at the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library, from William E. Connelley's 1896 survey of the cemetery, and from the Kansas City, Kansas City Clerk's Mortality Records, July 9, 1892 et seq. In many cases, the actual grave locations are not presently known. Those individuals who have marked or identifiable
grave locations are noted with an asterisk (*).

Hester A. (Hetty) Zane Fish; ? - April 17, 1852*

From (The Emigrant Tribes: Wyandot, Delaware & Shaenee, A Chronology by Larry Hancks):
April 17 [1852]: death of Hester Zane Fish, wife of Shawnee chief Paschal Fish. William and Hanna Walker are deeply upset by the death of "our Hetty."
Source has d. 1867.

  Burial Notes:

Hester married Chief Paschal Fish, son of William Jackson Fish and Martha "Polly" Rogers, 14 Oct 1846 or 1847 in <Ohio>, United States. (Chief Paschal Fish was born about 1796 in Shawnee Tribe, (Kansas Territory), (United States) 2 and died about 4 Feb 1893 in Baxter Springs, Cherokee, Kansas, United States 3.)

  Marriage Notes:

Date may have been 14 Oct 1846


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, <i>FamilySearch</i> ( : accessed 24 Apr 2020), person ID 9HLZ-ST6. Cit. Date: 24 Apr 2020.

2 Don Greene, <i>Alphabetical list of Shawnee Names found in Shawnee Heritage I (the first volume of the series).</i> (, Cit. Date: 28 Sep 2019.

3 Library of Congress and National Endowment for the Humanities, "Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers" (, Baxter Springs news. [volume], February 18, 1893, Image 5 at Cit. Date: 23 Apr 2020.

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