John Fletcher

January 1845–
Wick St Lawrence, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Fletcher was born in January 1845, in Wick St Lawrence, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Fletcher, was 40 and his mother, Ann Hancock, was 35. He married Mary Masters in 1867, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1873 and lived in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England in 1871 and Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States for about 25 years.

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Family Time Line

John Fletcher
1845–
Mary Masters
1842–
Marriage: 1867
Gilbert Fletcher
1867–
Lucina Fletcher
1869–
Montague Fletcher
1871–
John O Fletcher
1874–
Mary Rose Fletcher
1876–

Spouse and Children

    Male1845–Male

    Mary Masters

    Female1842–Female

MARRIAGE
1867
Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Gilbert Fletcher

    Male1867–Male

    Lucina Fletcher

    Female1869–Female

    Montague Fletcher

    Male1871–Male

    John O Fletcher

    Male1874–Male

    Mary Rose Fletcher

    Female1876–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Fletcher

    Male1804–1864Male

    Ann Hancock

    Female1809–Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 9

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • John Fletcher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Fletcher, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • John Fletcher, "United States Census, 1880"

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