Born in Batavia, NY on Aug. 5, 1864. Fishbeck moved to northern California with her family in 1873. She was one of Wm Keith's pupils in San Franciso in 1881. After her marriage to Charles O. Butler, she lived in San Francisco until the 1906 earthquake. She then moved across the bay to Pittsburg where she remained until her demise on March 30, 1938.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Census; Keith, Old Master of California
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