Marion Silas Fletcher

Brief Life History of Marion Silas

When Marion Silas Fletcher was born on 11 January 1878, in Linn, Oregon, United States, his father, William S Fletcher, was 25 and his mother, Ellen Morgan, was 19. He married Martha Adeline Grate on 26 July 1903, in Albany, Linn, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Shedd, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1880 and Halsey, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1900. He died on 20 March 1911, in Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Shedd, Linn, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marion Silas Fletcher
1878–1911
Martha Adeline Grate
1881–1941
Marriage: 26 July 1903
Marvin William Fletcher
1906–1998
Louise Fletcher

Sources (6)

  • Merion Fletcher in household of Melvina Fletcher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marion Fletcher, "Oregon Marriages, 1853-1935"
  • Marian S Fletcher, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Death Records, 1864-1967"

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World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  

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.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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