Horatio Fletcher

27 August 1828–30 March 1866 (Age 37)
Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Horatio

When Horatio Fletcher was born on 27 August 1828, in Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, his father, Isaac Gardner Fletcher, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Gilson, was 31. He married Mary Ellen Mendell on 28 May 1851, in Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Topeka Township, Shawnee, Kansas Territory, United States in 1860. He died on 30 March 1866, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 37.

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Horatio Fletcher
1828–1866
Mary Ellen Mendell
1833–1909
Marriage: 28 May 1851
William H. Fletcher
1853–1908
Caroline Fletcher
1854–1921
Charles Mendall Fletcher
1857–1903
Mary Fletcher
1859–1862
John P. Fletcher
1863–1864

Spouse and Children

    Male1828–1866Male

    Mary Ellen Mendell

    Female1833–1909Female

MARRIAGE
28 May 1851
Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States
children

(5)

    William H. Fletcher

    Male1853–1908Male

    Caroline Fletcher

    Female1854–1921Female

    Charles Mendall Fletcher

    Male1857–1903Male

    Mary Fletcher

    Female1859–1862Female

    John P. Fletcher

    Male1863–1864Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 6

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1846

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Horatia Fletcher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Horatis Fletcher, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Horatio Fletcher, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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