Matilda Fletcher

7 January 1866–26 November 1911 (Age 45)
Irwin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Fletcher was born on 7 January 1866, in 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 Ocilla, Irwin, Georgia, United States in 1900 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 Whitley
Nannie E Whitley
John Whitley
George Whitley
Theron K Whitley
Buford Eston WHITLEY
Frank Digbignon Whitley
Royce Aubrey Whitley

Spouse and Children

    William Thomas Whitley



after 1886


    S. C. Whitley


    James Whitley



    John Whitley


    George Whitley


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)

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

Age 1

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 The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

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, Middle English, Old French flech(i)er (from Old French fleche ‘arrow’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Matildia Whitley in household of William T Whitley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Matilda Whitley in household of William T Whitley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Matilda Fletcher in household of James Fletcher, "United States Census, 1870"

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