Elias Flesher

14 April 1814–7 February 1852 (Age 37)
Warren, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elias

When Elias Flesher was born on 14 April 1814, in Warren, Ohio, United States, his father, William Flesher, was 28 and his mother, Lucinda Jackson, was 26. He married Susan Scudder on 6 September 1837, in Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salem, Salem Township, Warren, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 7 February 1852, in Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Pleasant Plain, Harlan Township, Warren, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Flesher
Susan Scudder
Marriage: 6 September 1837
Julia Ann Flesher
Eliza J Fletcher
Alfred Flesher
William Flesher
Adelia Sophia Flesher
Elias Flesher Jr.
Benjamin Flesher
Albert Flesher
Andrew Flesher

Spouse and Children


    Susan Scudder


6 September 1837
Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States


    Julia Ann Flesher


    Eliza J Fletcher


    Alfred Flesher


    William Flesher



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 6

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 11

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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 (3)

  • Elias Fletcher, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elias Flesher, "United States, Cemetery Abstracts"
  • Elias Flesher in entry for Alfred Flesher and Bertha B Evans, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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