Horatio Fletcher

Male27 August 1828–30 March 1866

Brief Life History of Horatio

When Horatio Fletcher was born on 27 August 1828, in Danville, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, his father, Isaac Gardner Fletcher, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Gilson, was 32. 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, United States in 1860. He died on 30 March 1866, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 37.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Horatio? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Horatio Fletcher
Mary Ellen Mendell
Marriage: 28 May 1851
William H. Fletcher
Caroline Fletcher
Charles Mendall Fletcher
Mary Fletcher
1859–about 1862
John P. Fletcher

Sources (8)

  • Horatia Fletcher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Horatis Fletcher, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Horatio Fletcher in entry for William H. Fletcher, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 May 1851Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States
  • Children (5)

    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. 


    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, 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.

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.