Sophia Fletcher

Brief Life History of Sophia

When Sophia Fletcher was born on 25 December 1855, in Irwin, Georgia, United States, her father, James Hendley Fletcher, was 24 and her mother, Caroline Young, was 17. She married William Jackson Weaver on 27 January 1884, in Irwin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Osierfield, Irwin, Georgia, United States in 1910 and District 1670, Irwin, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 February 1935, at the age of 79, and was buried in Waterloo, Irwin, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jackson Weaver
Sophia Fletcher
Marriage: 27 January 1884
William "Thomas" Weaver
Tom Weaver
Archie Walton Weaver
Elbert Weaver
Jacob Weaver
Marion Micajah Weaver
Mary Weaver

Sources (13)

  • Sophiah Fletcher in household of James Fletcher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sophia Fletcher, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Sophie Weaver, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942"

World Events (8)


Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


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

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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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