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The Fisk family of Massachusetts traces it's lineage through Nathan Fiske, the immigrant to the Massachusetts Bay Colony about 1643, who became a Watertown, Massachusetts planter. Before that, the family of Fiske is traced to Symond Fiske, lord of the manor of Standhough Laxfield England to Daniel Fiske in 1208.

Fiske and Fisk family: being the record of the descendants of Symond Fiske, lord of the manor of Stadhaugh, Suffolk County, England, from the time of Henry IV to date, including all the American members of the family

The Fiscs, or Fiskes, of England, FISKE are recorded as far back as May, 1208, when the Duke of Lorraine granted land in Digneveton Park to the "Men of Laxfield," the list including one Daniel Fisc. Unknown Fiske (Fisc)

It is supposed that this was the paternal grandfather of Lord Symond Fiske, from whom the American Fiskes are readily traced, and to him for the purposes of this sketch we give the designation of the first known generation.