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
Mary Ellen Mendell
Marriage: 28 May 1851
William H. Fletcher
Caroline Fletcher
Charles Mendall Fletcher
Mary Fletcher
John P. Fletcher

Spouse and Children


    Mary Ellen Mendell


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


    William H. Fletcher


    Caroline Fletcher


    Charles Mendall Fletcher


    Mary Fletcher


    John P. Fletcher


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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, 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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