Harry Miller Pletcher

28 September 1908–29 April 1985 (Age 76)
Melcroft, Saltlick Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harry Miller

When Harry Miller Pletcher was born on 28 September 1908, in Melcroft, Saltlick Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Clarence B Pletcher, was 20 and his mother, Clara Margaret Miller, was 16. He had at least 3 daughters with Ethel May Ritenour. He lived in Somerset Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 29 April 1985, in Champion, Saltlick Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76.

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Harry Miller Pletcher
Ethel May Ritenour
Elsie Myrtle Pletcher
Stella Mae Pletcher
Dolly Louise Pletcher

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pletscher, a variant of Pletsch 2–4, with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Pletcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry M Pletcher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Pletcher in household of Clarence M Pletcher, "United States Census, 1910"

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