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 Hampton Fancher

Hampton Fancher

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 11 Sep 1857 (aged 18–19)
Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 60462 · View Source
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*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*

Hampton Fancher was the oldest son of Captain Alexander and Elizabeth (Ingram) Fancher, born 1838 - 1839 in Illinois. He, along with his parents, and 6 of his younger siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. He was 19 years old when he died.

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IN MEMORIAM
IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

HAMPTON FANCHER, 19


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  • Maintained by: Mountain Meadows Association
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60462
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hampton Fancher (1838–11 Sep 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60462, citing Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial, Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Meadows Association (contributor 47057798) .