Elizabeth Ann Flesher

Female23 February 1818–16 December 1860

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Flesher was born on 23 February 1818, in Paint Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States, her father, Conrad Flesher, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Lemon, was 34. She married Isaac Newton Haner on 10 September 1835, in Lexington, McLean, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in McLean, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Lexington Township, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 16 December 1860, in Lexington, McLean, Illinois, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Indian Field Cemetery, Lexington Township, McLean, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Newton Haner
Elizabeth Ann Flesher
Marriage: 10 September 1835
Elizabeth Ann Haner
Martha Haner
John Arthur Haner
Mary Malissa Haner
Isaac Christopher Haner
Charles Nelson Haner
Frances Ellen Haner
Jacob Newton Haner
Sarah Ellen Haner
Frederick Willis Haner

Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth Haner in household of Isaac Haner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Ann Flesher Haner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Ann Flesher in entry for Isaac Haner, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1835Lexington, McLean, Illinois, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1819 · State Capital moves to Vandalia

    Age 1

    Vandalia was founded in 1819 as a new capital because Kaskaskia was under the threat of floods. The history of the name Vandalia is uncertain. Under the law which Vandalia was founded states that the title of capital would not be moved from there for twenty years. Even though it was the capital it was never the most populous area in Illinois.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 12

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a butcher, from Middle English fles(c)her, flesho(u)r ‘butcher’, an agent derivative of flesh ‘meat’, or from Middle English fleshheuer, fleshewer ‘butcher’, a compound of flesh ‘meat’ + heuer ‘cutter’. This surname has sometimes been confused with Fletcher .

    Americanized form of German Fleischer .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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