Paulser Butcher Flesher

Male1800–16 October 1856

Brief Life History of Paulser Butcher

When Paulser Butcher Flesher was born in 1800, in Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Flesher, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Butcher, was 27. He married Mary Ann Dakon on 11 September 1827, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Bastrop, Bastrop, Texas, United States in 1850. He died on 16 October 1856, in Williamson, Texas, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Paulser Butcher Flesher
Mary Ann Dakon
Marriage: 11 September 1827
Mary S. Flesher
William P Flesher
Rulina Flesher
Mariah Louise Elizabeth Flesher
Zenelda Jane Flesher

Sources (9)

  • Paulser Flesher, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Palser Flesher, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
  • Paulser Flesher in entry for Eliza Baker, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1827Harrison, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 0

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1804: Bastrop, Texas, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 19

    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 a butcher, from Middle English fles(c)her, flesho(u)r ‘butcher’, an agent derivative of flesh ‘meat’, or from Middle English fleshheuer, fleshewer ‘butcher’, a compound of flesh ‘meat’ + heuer ‘cutter’. This surname has sometimes been confused with Fletcher .

    Americanized form of German Fleischer .

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

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    Life and Death of Paulser Flesher

    The following tells more than was known of the comings and goings of the Fleshers in Texas. I find it listed under several peoples' names but I believe Sue was the earliest to have posted it. https:/ …

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