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
Rebecca Catherine Fletcher
Marriage: 22 October 1829
David Davis
William W. Davis
George Davis
James Fletcher Davis

Spouse and Children

22 October 1829
Harrison, Virginia, United States


    David Davis


    William W. Davis


    George Davis


    James Fletcher Davis


Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


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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