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 Margaret A Fancher

Margaret A Fancher

Birth
Carroll County, Arkansas, USA
Death 11 Sep 1857 (aged 6–7)
Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 60464 · View Source
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Margaret A. Fancher was one of the twin daughters of Captain Alexander and Elizabeth (Ingram) Fancher, born 1848 - 1849, probably in Carroll County, Arkansas. She, her parents, her twin sister Sarah G., and 5 of her other siblings, died in the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah Territory. She was 8 years old when she 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

MARGARET A. FANCHER, 7*

*This is an error on the Monument, Margaret A. Fancher was 8 years old when she died.


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  • Maintained by: Mountain Meadows Association
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60464
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret A Fancher (1850–11 Sep 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60464, citing Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial, Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Meadows Association (contributor 47057798) .