Fisher, Peter S
Fisher, Peter S.
a pious and successful German Reformed minister, was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania, October 11,1804; studied theology under the Reverend Dr. F.L. Herman; was licensed and ordained in 1826, and placed over some congregations in the vicinity of Harrisburg. After laboring there with great acceptance for seven years, he removed to Centre County, where he proved himself a faithful servant of Christ, and enjoyed the undiminished confidence of the people up to the time of his removal to Bucks County in 1857. Here he labored with his usual zeal, prudence, and success. Mr. Fisher always manifested a deep interest. in the various benevolent operations of the Church, especially in the cause of orphans. He died very suddenly, May 22, 1873, universally esteemed. He is thought to have preached about ten thousand sermons, added to the Church some fifteen hundred members, and solemnized two thousand marriages. See Ref. Church Mess., June 4, 1873. (D.Y.H.)