Amanda Jane Fletcher

1871–1956 (Age 85)
Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Amanda Jane

When Amanda Jane Fletcher was born on 23 February 1871, in Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Fletcher, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Jane Weimer, was 23. She married Price H. Shipley on 1 January 1891, in Allegany, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Mann Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Little Orleans, Allegany, Maryland, United States in 1930. She died on 23 March 1956, in Artemas, Mann Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Artemas, Mann Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amanda Jane Fletcher
1871–1956
Price H. Shipley
1867–1947
Marriage: 1 January 1891
Jessie Neff Shipley
1891–1956
Bessie Shipley
1893–1969
Anna May SHIPLEY
1894–1986
Sadie Pearl Shipley
1896–1988
Conda Roy Shipley
1898–1971
Cassie Shipley
1900–1990
Harry Shipley
1902–1981
Walter Scott Shipley
1904–1985
Ralph Shipley
1906–1985
John SHIPLEY
1908–1909
Stanley Ross Shipley
1910–1980
Bertha F. SHIPLEY
1912–
Margaret Mary Shipley
1915–1994

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1891
Allegany, Maryland, United States
children

(13)

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Parents & Siblings

  • William Fletcher

    Male1844–1917Male

  • Female1847–1910Female

siblings

(15)

  • Emma E. Fletcher

    Female1865–1918Female

  • Female1867–1944Female

  • Barbara A. Fletcher

    Female1869–Female

  • Female1871–1956Female

  • Cora Belle Fletcher

    Female1872–1930Female

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 6

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Amanda B Shipley in household of Price C Shipley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amanda F Shipley in household of Price Shipley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amanda Fletcher in household of William Fletcher, "United States Census, 1880"

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