Oscar Dunreath Fletcher

Male1858–22 March 1943

Brief Life History of Oscar Dunreath

When Oscar Dunreath Fletcher was born in 1858, in Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jasper Fletcher, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Limb, was 30. He lived in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 22 March 1943, in Tonopah, Nye, Nevada, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Fletcher
Mary Ann Limb
Amanda "Mary" Malvina Fletcher
William Henry Fletcher
Jasper Fletcher Jr.
Oscar Dunreath Fletcher
Elizabeth Fletcher

Sources (3)

  • Osker Dunseath Fletcher in household of Jasper Fletcher, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Oscar Fletcher - Individual or family possessions: Photographs: birth-name: Oscar Fletcher
  • Oscar Fletcher, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 22

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

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 .

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

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