Abner J. Fletcher

27 July 1844–4 March 1906 (Age 61)
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Abner J.

When Abner J. Fletcher was born on 27 July 1844, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Job P Fletcher, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Macomber, was 22. He married Emma Flora Albert on 6 October 1883, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Newport, Rhode Island, United States in 1860. He died on 4 March 1906, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abner J. Fletcher
1844–1906
Emma Flora Albert
1849–1907
Marriage: 6 October 1883

Spouse and Children

    Male1844–1906Male

    Emma Flora Albert

    Female1849–1907Female

MARRIAGE
6 October 1883
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Robert Fletcher

    Male1840–1911Male

    Male1844–1906Male

    Job P Fletcher

    Male1849–1870Male

    Rhoda Jane Fletcher

    Female1850–1920Female

    Harriet E Fletcher

    Female1853–1899Female

World Events (7)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 18

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.
1863

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Abner Fletcher in household of Leander F Woodman, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Abner Fletcher in household of Elizabeth Fletcher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abner J Fletcher, "United States Census, 1900"

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