Douglas Flesher

MaleMay 1860–before 1870

Brief Life History of Douglas

When Douglas Flesher was born in May 1860, in Palmyra, Warren, Iowa, United States, his father, Frederick Lemon Flesher, was 38 and his mother, Almyra Ann Lemon, was 20. He died before 1870, in Palmyra, Warren, Iowa, United States, and was buried in Palmyra, Warren, Iowa, United States.

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Frederick Lemon Flesher
Almyra Ann Lemon
Frances Clara Flesher
Ida L. Flesher
Douglas Flesher
Eugene Willard Flesher
Ellsworth Elmer Flesher
Thomas Jefferson Flesher
Conrad Rod Flesher
Laura Leslie Flesher
George Paris Flesher
Maybelle Flesher
Fred Flesher
Rosa Etta Flesher

Sources (2)

  • Douglas Flesher in household of Fred L Flesher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • 1860 Census Warren Co Iowa

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Siblings (12)

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World Events (6)


Age 3

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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