|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1842|
East Cambridgeshire District
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1919|
JOHN WAS BORN IN ISLEHAM,CAMBRIDGESHIRE,ENGLAND.HE MARRIED SUSAN BROWN IN ENGLAND AND THEY EMIGRATED WITH THEIR INFANT SON.GEORGEIN 1865
Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
December 30, 1919
OLD SETTLER DIES
John Fletcher Lived Near Adaville for Many Years.
Akron Register-Tribune: John Fletcher, who had been a resident of western
Plymouth county for nearly thirty years, died at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. Charles Kanago, in Akron, Ia., Monday evening, December 22, of heart
trouble, at the age of 77 years, 10 months and 20 days.
John Fletcher was born February 2, 1842, at Islam, Cambridgeshire, England.
He came to the United States at the age of 23 years and located near
Morrison, Whiteside county, Illinois, where he resided twenty-six years,
when he removed to Plymouth county, Ia., in the spring of 1891. Here he
farmed until the year 1908, when he retired from the farm and has since made
his home with his children. He leaves eight children, six sons and two
daughters, thirty-five grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. His
children are located as follows: Charles B. Fletcher and Mrs. Ida Morehead,
at LeMars, Ia.; Mrs. Lottie Kanago, of Akron, Ia.; Earl, of Sioux City, Ia.;
T. E., of Burke, S.D.; Walter, of Clinton, Minn.; W. R. and F. W., of
Reliance, S.D., who have the sympathy of many friends in their bereavement.
Mr. Fletcher united with the United Brethren church at Adaville, Ia., in
1912, and has lived a sincere Christian life. He was an industrious citizen
and a good friend and neighbor.
Funeral services were held at the Kanago home Wednesday afternoon at 1:30
o'clock, conducted by Rev. M. E. Spahr, pastor of the M.E. church, after
which the body was taken to Morrison, Ill., for burial in Union Grove
cemetery. The remains were accompanied to Morrison by Walter and Fred
Fletcher and Mrs. Charles Kanago and her daughter, Doris.
Susan Brown Fletcher (1841 - 1880)*
George Fletcher (1864 - 1865)*
Lottie E. Fletcher Kanago (1867 - 1939)*
Walter James Fletcher (1877 - 1955)*
Union Grove Cemetery
Created by: Robbi Anderson
Record added: Jun 10, 2000
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