When Benjamin Fletcher was born on 1 December 1677, in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Francis Fletcher, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Wheeler, was 41. He died on 28 April 1703, in his hometown, at the age of 25.
English: occupational name for an arrowsmith, from Middle English fleccher, Old French flechier, flecher ‘fletcher’, for someone who made or sold arrows for bows. This surname has sometimes been confused with Flesher .
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