Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden
SARA (SALLY) ANN SHIVERS FISHER GOLDWATER

Sally was born in Schell City, Missouri, on June 10, 1859, and came to Chino Valley in 1863 with her parents, the David Wesley Shivers.

In Chino Valley on November 17, 1875, she married John Lloyd Fisher, and they had two daughters, Harriet Tritle Ainsworth and Olive Fisher (1890). They also adopted a niece, Ethel, and reared her as their own.

She was "always an Episcopalian," and president of St. Mary's Guild of St. Luke's Church. Sally was a member of the Prescott Library Board, the Monday Club, the Order of the Eastern Star, and President of the Yavapai County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Mayor Morris Goldwater boarded at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fisher at 240 S. Cortez Street. Mr. Fisher died in 1895, and, on September 19, 1906, Sally married Morris Goldwater in Los Angeles.

Sally died on August 19, 1934, in Prescott and was buried in the Masonic Cemetery.

Donor: Olive Fisher



Additional documentation and photographs may be available in the Sharlot Hall Museum Archives and Library.