Matilda Fletcher

Brief Life History of Matilda

When Matilda Fletcher was born on 7 January 1866, in Ocilla, Irwin, Georgia, United States, her father, James Hendley Fletcher, was 34 and her mother, Caroline Young, was 27. She married William Thomas Whitley after 1886. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Irwin, Georgia, United States in 1880 and District 1388, Irwin, Georgia, United States in 1910. She died on 26 November 1911, at the age of 45, and was buried in Ocilla, Irwin, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Whitley
Matilda Fletcher
Marriage: after 1886
S. C. Whitley
James D. Whitley
Nannie Ella Whitley
John M. Whitley
George Whitley
Theron K Whitley
Buford Eston Whitley
Frank Digbignon Whitley
Royce Aubrey Whitley

Sources (6)

  • Matildia Whitley in household of William T Whitley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Matilda Fletcher Whitley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mattie Whilley in entry for W. T. Whilley, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.


Historical Boundaries: 1877: Irwin, Georgia, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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