Easter Orleanna Fletcher

24 April 1859–15 April 1937 (Age 77)
Claiborne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Easter Orleanna

When Easter Orleanna Fletcher was born on 24 April 1859, in Claiborne, Tennessee, United States, her father, David A Fletcher, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Wilburn, was 42. She married John Campbell Bryant on 10 July 1879, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Franklin Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 15 April 1937, at the age of 77, and was buried in Shannondale, Franklin Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States.

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John Campbell Bryant
Easter Orleanna Fletcher
Marriage: 10 July 1879
Mary Louise Bryant
Edward Estle Bryant
Laura Belle Bryant
Joseph Elmer Bryant
Chester David Bryant
Ernest Grant Bryant
Hobart John Bryant
Ethel Mae Bryant

Spouse and Children

10 July 1879
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 3

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Esther O Bryant in household of John C Bryant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ester O Bryant in household of John C Bryant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ester O Bryant in household of John C Bryant, "United States Census, 1910"

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