Douglas Flesher

May 1860–before 1870 (Age 9)
Palmyra, Warren, Iowa, United States

The Life 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, at the age of 8, and was buried in Palmyra, Warren, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Lemon Flesher
1821–1911
Almyra Ann Lemon
1839–1906
Frances Clara Flesher
1852–1929
Ida L. Flesher
1858–1870
Douglas Flesher
1860–1870
Eugene Willard Flesher
1861–1907
Ellsworth Elmer Flesher
1862–1937
Thomas Jefferson Flesher
1864–1961
Conrad Rod Flesher
1866–1952
Laura Leslie Flesher
1868–1957
George Paris Flesher
1871–1953
Maybelle Flesher
1873–1958
Fred Flesher
1876–1900
Rosa Etta Flesher
1879–1895

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1863

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.
1865

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a butcher. In part it is from Middle English flescher, an agent derivative of Old English flæ¯sc ‘flesh’, ‘meat’; in part a reduced form of Middle English fleschewere, Old English flæ¯schēawere, in which the second element is an agent noun from hēawan ‘to hew or cut’.

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

Sources (2)

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

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