An American Family History

Sarah Kilham Fiske

Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts was settled in 1636. The first settlers called it Enon or Salem Village. It was officially set off from the Town of Salem on May 10, 1643.

Sarah Kilham Fiske was born in 1649 in Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts. Her parents were Austin and Alice Kilham.

She married Deacon William Fiske on January 15, 1662 in Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on William and Sarah Fiske.

She died on January 26, 1737 when she was 98 years old.

Children of
Deacon William Fiske
and Sarah Kilham
  • William Fiske
  • Sarah Fiske Cook
  • Ruth Fiske
  • Samuel Fiske
  • Martha Fiske
  • Joseph Fiske
  • Samuel Fiske
  • Joseph Fiske
  • Benjamin Fiske
  • Theophilus Fiske
  • Ebenezer Fiske
  • Deacon Ebenezer Fiske
  • Jonathan Fiske
  • Elizabeth Fiske Foster

    Various spellings of Kilham: Callum, Killam, Killiam, Killom, Killum
    Children of Austin Kilham
    and Alice Gorball
  • Daniel Kilham
  • John Kilham
  • Lot Kilham
  • Sarah Kilham Fiske
  • Elizabeth Kilham Hutton
  • Mary Kilham



    The Fiske Family by Albert Augustus Fiske, 1867

    Austin Kilham. . .Sarah, born in 1642, who married deacon William Fiske, and died January 26. 1737, (as the record says,) aged 98. Her father, and probably his brother, followed Rev. John Fiske to Chelmsford, 1657. Her cousin, Daniel Kilham, Jr., figured conspicuously in town affairs for many years and his son, Hon. Daniel Kilham, (a democrat), was the formidable protagonist of Hon. Timothy Pickering in many a hotly contested campaign in Essex politics.

    Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was incorporated in May, 1655