Elias Flesher

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

The Life Summary 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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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

  • Marriage
    6 September 1837Lebanon, Warren, Ohio, United States
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    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, 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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    Sources (15)

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

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