Name: James Russell Fletcher 1 2 3
Change Date: 14 SEP 2008
Birth: 02 JAN 1839 in Adair Co., Kentucky 1 2
Death: 28 SEP 1927 in Elk City, Montgomery Co., Kansas 1 2
Burial: St. Charles Cemetery, St. Charles, Chautauqua Co., Kansas 2
Name and dates from Linda Fletcher Lyle, received 18 FEB 2000.
Much of this family information was sent to [Linda Lyle] by
Lee Ann Veatch,
1992 Bryn Mawr Drive
Stow, Ohio, 44224.
Obituary received from Charlie Lyle, 4 JAN 2001:
[source: Caney, KS newspaper]
James R. Flecther was born January 2, 1839, and departed this life September 28, 1927, at the age of 88 years, 8 months and 26 days. He enlisted in 1861 as a private in the Civil War, serving his country for 3 years and 6 months. He was married to Sarah M. Vives, August 8, 1865 in Adair County, Kentucky. The wife preceeded him to the great beyond February 27, 1923.
To this union ten children were born: five sons and five daughters. They were left to mourn his departure, four sons and two daughters and several grandchildren. His children are: Mrs. Frank Ross of Yale, Okla; and Mrs. S. F. Hooper, of Sedan, Kansas. Elijah and Floyd of Longton, KS. Woodruff at home who cared for his father through his affliction. Florence Dalsing, Mrs. Amarilla Mayberry and infant daughter and son 16 years of age having passed on.
He was converted at about the age of 84 years and united with the General Baptist Church and his faith was strong in his last days.
Funeral services were held Thursday, September 29, at St. Charles Cemetery, conducted by Rev. E. E. Carnus taking for his text, Job 5:26, 'Though shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in, in his season. Burial was at St. Charles Cemetery.
Father: William L. Fletcher b: 1819 in Cumberland Co., Kentucky
Mother: Barbara Jane Gryder b: BET 1814 AND 1818 in Burke Co., North Carolina
Sarah Matilda Viers b: 19 JAN 1848 in Adair Co., Kentucky
08 AUG 1865
in Adair Co., Kentucky 1 2
The following information received from Barbara Grider 13 JAN 2001:
My source for the marriage of James Russell Fletcher and Sarah Matilda Viers is
Watson, Michael C. Adair County, Kentucky Marriages January 1, 1840 to January 1, 1870 [second printing, September 1998] - no information on printer etc.
page 32 FLETCHER, JAMES R., of Adair, to SARAH M. VIRES, of Adair, on 5 Aug. 1865 by Patton, (minister's return only).
There were only a few other Viers listings but many Fletchers.
- Amarilla Fletcher b: 26 APR 1866 in Adair Co., Kentucky
- Woodruff W. Fletcher b: 01 NOV 1867 in Adair Co., Kentucky
- Allie Fletcher b: 07 DEC 1869 in Adair Co., Kentucky
- Porter Florence Fletcher b: 03 AUG 1870 in Pike Co., Indiana
- Martin Luther Fletcher b: 11 JAN 1873 in Petersburg, Pike Co., Indiana
- Eunice Fletcher b: 13 JUL 1875 in Pike Co., Indiana
- Elisha Fletcher b: 31 DEC 1876 in Pike Co., Indiana
- Elijah C. Fletcher b: 31 DEC 1876 in Pike Co., Indiana
- Rutha Fletcher b: 23 APR 1879 in Pike Co., Indiana
- Ruffus Floyd Fletcher b: 23 MAR 1884 in Elk City, Kansas
- Title: AFletcher.FTW
- Title: gryder.GED
- Title: Bob Leahy
Abbrev: Bob Leahy
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