Person:William Fletcher (1)

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William Henry Fletcher
b.12/20/1842 Ohio
d.7/5/1907
m. 12 Mar 1840
  1. John M. Fletcher1841 - 1917
  2. William Henry Fletcher1842 - 1907
  3. Arthur James Fletcher1843 - 1923
  4. Thomas Leslie FletcherABT 1845 -
  5. Eli H Fletcher1845 - 1909
  6. Charlotte E. FletcherABT 1847 - 1926
  7. Robert Andrew Fletcher1850 - 1910
  8. Sarah Anne Fletcher1852 - 1928
  9. Mary Ellen FletcherABT 1855 -
  10. George L. FletcherABT 1857 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] William Henry Fletcher
Gender Male
Birth[1] 12/20/1842 Ohio
Marriage 6/17/1874 Umatilla, Oregon, United Statesto Ruth Elizabeth Keeney
Death[1] 7/5/1907

Fletcher Index

William's middle initial sometimes appears as H and sometimes R - this could just be due to handwriting issues; am not certain.

16 Jul 1856 John M. Fletcher a Private in the Clarke Co. Rangers - he was 16 years old, enlisted at Vancouver 6 Apr 1856. William H. Fletcher age 15 16 Jul 1856 also served as a private in the same unit. Thomas J. Fletcher served in 2nd Regiment of the Clark Co. Rangers 16 Jul 1856 the roster says he was 39 years old and enlisted in Vancouver.

1880 census Umatilla Co. OR p. 97A

William H. FLETCHER Self M Male W 38 OH Butcher ENG OH

Ruth E. FLETCHER   Wife   M   Female   W   22   OR   Keeping House   MO   OH  
Perl E. FLETCHER   Son   S   Male   W   3   OR      OH   OR  
Fred F. FLETCHER   Son   S   Male   W   1   OR      OH   OR  
A. L. PERKINS   Other      Male   W   38   IL      ---   ---  
Anthony L. RING   Other   S   Male   W   22   NY   Laborer   NY   NY
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Personal letter from Fleeta Perkins dated July 27, 1991, 4.

    This information comes from letters between several of William H. Fletcher's grandchildren:
    "William Henry b. Dec. 20, 1842 d. 7-5-1907"