Rebecca Catherine Fletcher

4 April 1805–21 March 1836 (Age 30)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Rebecca Catherine

When Rebecca Catherine Fletcher was born on 4 April 1805, in Virginia, United States, her father, James George Fletcher, was 23 and her mother, Mary Rosanna Colgate, was 20. She married James Davis on 22 October 1829, in Harrison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died on 21 March 1836, at the age of 30, and was buried in Marion, Preston, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Davis
1806–1883
Rebecca Catherine Fletcher
1805–1836
Marriage: 22 October 1829
David Davis
1831–1833
William W. Davis
1832–1901
George Davis
1834–
James Fletcher Davis
1836–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1829
Harrison, Virginia, United States
children

(4)

    David Davis

    Male1831–1833Male

    William W. Davis

    Male1832–1901Male

    George Davis

    Male1834–Male

    James Fletcher Davis

    Male1836–1900Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 7

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 14

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Rebecca Davis, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Rebecca Davis in entry for James Davis and Sarah A. Morgan, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"
  • Rebecca Fletcher, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"

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