William Fletcher

Maleabout 1765–2 March 1806

Brief Life History of William

When William Fletcher was born about 1765, his father, Turner Fletcher, was 22 and his mother, Mary Sharpe, was 34. He married Susanna King on 25 January 1788, in Leasingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He died on 2 March 1806, at the age of 42, and was buried in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Fletcher
1765–1806
Susanna King
1768–
Marriage: 25 January 1788
James Fletcher
1789–
Turner Fletcher
1789–
William Fletcher
1794–
John Fletcher
1797–1798
John Fletcher
1798–1798
Joseph Fletcher
1799–
John Fletcher
1801–

Sources (27)

  • Wm. Fletcher, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Fletcher, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • William Fletcher, 'England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991' on MyHeritage

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 January 1788Leasingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (1)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 36

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    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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