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Garrett H. FLETCHER

Male 1841 - 1935  (93 years)


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  • Name Garrett H. FLETCHER 
    Born 22 Oct 1841  Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The 1850 Census indicates that Garrett was born in Tennessee, and the 1860 Lee County, Virginia census states that he was born in Claiborne County, Tennessee.
    Gender Male 
    Census 29 Aug 1850  Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Subdivision 7 
    • Geo. R. Fletcher, age 31, Farmer, born in Virginia; value of real estate - $450
      Eliza A. Fletcher, age 26, born in Tennessee
      Garrett H. Fletcher, age 8, born in Tennessee
      Clementine Fletcher, age 6, born in Virginia
      Angeline Fletcher, age 4, born in Virginia
      Lucinda Fletcher, age 1, born in Tennessee
    Census 18 Jul 1860  Lee County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • George R. Fletcher, age 41, Farmer, value of real property - $2500, value of personal property - $1000, born in Lee County, Virginia
      Betsy A. Fletcher, age 37, housekeeper, born in Claiborne County, Tennessee
      Garset H. Fletcher, age 18, born in Claiborne County, Tennessee, in school
      Clementine Fletcher, age 16, born in Lee County, Virginia
      Angeline Fletcher, age 14, born in Lee County, Virginia, in school
      Lucinda Fletcher, age 11, born in Claiborne County, Tennesee, in school
      Louisa Fletcher, age 8, born in Clairborne County, Tennessee, in school
      Wm. N. Fletcher, age 6, born in Lee County, Virginia
      John C. Fletcher, age 4, born in Lee County, Virginia
      Theodocia Fletcher, age 1, born in Lee County, Virginia
    Military Between 29 Jun 1861 and 15 Mar 1865  [4
    Company B of the 50th Regiment of VA Infantry 
    • Garrett enlisted on June 29, 1861 at Wytheville as a member of Company B of the 50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry. On February 16, 1862 Garrett was captured at Fort Donelson after being left to tend the sick at Wytheville. On September 6, 1862 he appeared on a Roll of Prisoners of War at Camp Douglas (Chicago), Illinois, was sent to Vicksburg to be exchanged along with 685 others at Aikens Landing on November 10, 1862. Later listed as a second sergeant, Garrett Henderson Fletcher was captured again May 12, 1864 near Spottsylvania Courthouse and was sent to Belle Plain, Virginia and then transferred March 10, 1865, to James River, Virginia and exchanged at Boulware's Wharf there March 15, 1865 as one of 532 prisoners.
    Census 5 Jul 1870  Jonesville, Lee County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Garrett Fletcher, age 28, Farmer, value of real estate - $600, value of personal property - $800, born in Claiborne County, Tennessee, cannot read or write
      Evalina W. Fletcher, age 29, Keeping house, born in Lee County, Virginia, cannot read or write
      Mary E.S. Fletcher, age 2, born in Lee County, Virginia
      Lura C. Fletcher, age 1, born in Lee County, Virginia
    Census 3 Jul 1880  Collin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    Precinct 4 
    • Garrett H. Fletcher, age 38, married, Farmer, born in Tennessee, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee
      Evalina Fletcher, age 38, wife, keeping house, born in Virginia, both parents born in Virginia
      Mary E. S. Fletcher, age 12, daughter, born in Virginia, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Virginia
      Laura C. Fletcher, age 11, daughter, born in Virginia, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Virginia
      William N. Fletcher, age 8, son, works on farm, born in Virginia, father born in Tennessee, mother born in Virginia
      John Coffee, age 25, servant, farm laborer, born in Italy, father born in Florence, mother born in Italy
    Census 18 Jun 1900  Slidell, Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Garrett H. Fletcher, age 58, born October 1841, married 35 years, born in Tennessee, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee; Farmer
      Evalina Z. Fletcher, age 58, born March 1842, married 35 years, mother of 4 children, 3 of whom are living, born in Virginia, both parents born in Virginia
      Lena Cartwright, age 18, born October 1881,niece, single, born in Texas, father born in Texas, mother born in Virginia, housekeeper
      Whitfield Yeary, age 28, born September 1871, servant, born in Virginia, both parents born in Virginia, farm laborer
    Census 29 Apr 1910  Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    Precinct 6 
    • George H. Fletcher, head, age 68, 2nd marriage - married 2 years, born in Tennessee, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee; occupation - Farmer
      Alice Fletcher, wife, age 54, 2nd marriage - married 2 years, mother of 10 children, 5 of whom are living, born in Missouri, father born in Missouri, mother born in Missouri
      Ballard Fletcher, son, age 15, born in Texas, father and mother both born in Texas; occupation - farm laborer
    Census 16 Jan 1920  Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    Precinct 6 
    • dwelling 51, family 54 - G.H. Fletcher, age 78, born in Tennessee, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee; occupation - farmer
      Alice J. Fletcher, age 64, born in Missouri, both parents born in Missouri

      dwelling 51, family 55 - Ballard Powell, age 23, single, born in Texas, both parents born in Missouri; occupation - farmer
    Census 11 Apr 1930  Decatur, Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Jarrett Fletcher, age 88, age at first marriage - 22, born in Tennessee, father born in Virginia, mother born in Tennessee
      Alice Fletcher, age 74, age at first marriage - 18, born in Missouri, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Ohio
    Died 28 Jan 1935  Decatur, Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 29 Jan 1935  Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Slidell Cemetery 
    Person ID I364  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2014 

    Father George R. FLETCHER,   b. 22 Mar 1819, Lee County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1913, Pilot Point, Denton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann HURST,   b. 8 Apr 1824, Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1899, Slidell, Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1840  Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F138  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Evalina Zion ELY,   b. Abt 1842, Lee County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1907, Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1865  Lee County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Elizabeth Susan FLETCHER,   b. 30 Dec 1867, Pennington Gap, Lee County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1950, Decatur, Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Laura Clementine FLETCHER,   b. 4 Mar 1869, Pennington Gap, Lee County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1957, Decatur, Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +3. William Nimrod FLETCHER,   b. Nov 1871, Lee County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1935  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F134  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Alice,   b. Abt 1856, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 2 Jun 1907  Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F137  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Oct 1841 - Claiborne County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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    Subdivision 7 - 29 Aug 1850 - Claiborne County, Tennessee
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 18 Jul 1860 - Lee County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jul 1865 - Lee County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Jul 1870 - Jonesville, Lee County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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    Precinct 4 - 3 Jul 1880 - Collin County, Texas
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 18 Jun 1900 - Slidell, Wise County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1907 - Wise County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Precinct 6 - 29 Apr 1910 - Wise County, Texas
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    Precinct 6 - 16 Jan 1920 - Wise County, Texas
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 11 Apr 1930 - Decatur, Wise County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 1935 - Decatur, Wise County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Slidell Cemetery - 29 Jan 1935 - Wise County, Texas
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  • Death Certificates
    Death Certificate - Garrett H. Fletcher
    Death Certificate - Garrett H. Fletcher

  • Notes 
    • Garrett Henderson Fletcher served in Company B of the 50th Regiment of the Virginia Infantry. He was captured on Feb 16, 1862 at Fort Donelson, KY. Imprisoned at Camp Douglas, Chicago, IL, and sent to Vicksburg to be exchanged at Aikens Landing on Nov 10, 1862. He was later captured on May 13, 1864 near Spottsylvania Courthouse, transferred July 30, 1864 to Elmira, NY and exchanged on March 15, 1865 at Boulware's Wharf.
      Find A Grave gives his name as Garrett Hurst Fletcher; other information says it is Garrett Henderson Fletcher.

  • Sources 
    1. [S476] Texas Death Certificate - Garrett H. Fletcher.

    2. [S380] Tennessee, Claiborne - 1850 - Geo. R. Fletcher, page 243 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S381] Virginia, Lee - 1860 - George Fletcher, page 764; accessed 2006. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S506] Wise County History Book, pages 227-229.

    5. [S398] Virginia, Lee - 1870 - Garrett Fletcher, page 13 (written), page 251 (printed) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S405] Texas, Collin - 1880 - Garrett Fletcher, page 180.3-180.4; accessed 2006. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S407] Texas, Wise - 1900 - Garrett Fletcher, sheet 9B; accessed 2006. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S463] Texas, Wise - 1910 - Garrett H. Fletcher, Garret H. Fletcher household.

    9. [S464] Texas, Wise - 1920 - G.H. Fletcher.

    10. [S465] Texas, Wise - 1930 - Garrett Fletcher family.

    11. [S1982] Texas, Wise - TXGen Web - Marriages, Volume 6, page 162; marriage for G.H. Fletcher & Alice Powell.


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