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 William Fancher

William Fancher

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 11 Sep 1857 (aged 16–17)
Burial Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 60470 · View Source
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*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*

William Fancher was the second son of Captain Alexander and Elizabeth (Ingram) Fancher, born 1840-1841 in Illinois. He, his parents, and 6 of his siblings, died in the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah Territory. He was 17 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

WILLIAM FANCHER, 17


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  • Maintained by: Mountain Meadows Association
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60470
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Fancher (1840–11 Sep 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60470, citing Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial, Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Meadows Association (contributor 47057798) .