Rebecca Dora Fletcher

Brief Life History of Rebecca Dora

When Rebecca Dora Fletcher was born on 19 March 1875, in Irwin, Georgia, United States, her father, James Hendley Fletcher, was 43 and her mother, Caroline Young, was 37. She married James Paul Mauldin on 23 December 1896, in Irwin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Vernon, Washington, Florida, United States for about 20 years and Millville, Bay, Florida, United States in 1935. She died on 29 April 1938, in Panama City, Bay, Florida, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Panama City, Bay, Florida, United States.

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James Paul Mauldin
Rebecca Dora Fletcher
Marriage: 23 December 1896
Luther Jackson Mauldin
Wheeler Thomas Mauldin
James Irwin Mauldin
Carrie Mae Mauldin
Elbert Rufus Mauldin
Jacob Young Mauldin
Jimmie Mauldin
Doris Sophia Mauldin
Edwin Wilson Mauldin

Sources (17)

  • Rebecca Mauldin in household of J P Mauldin, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Rebecca D Fletcher, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Rebecca D. Mauldin, "Florida, Deaths, 1877-1939"

World Events (8)

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.

1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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