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John Elonzo “Lonnie” Fletcher, Sr

  • Birth 3 Aug 1890 USA
  • Death 20 Oct 1976 Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 62753619

FLETCHER John Elonzo Fletcher 86 of 2210 Linwood Rd died Wednesday in an hospital. A resident of Gaston County for 70 years he was a retired contractor.

He is survived by six sons: Monroe, Paul Lee, James, Norman, Arthur S., and John E. Fletcher, Jr all of Gastonia and Dwight Earl Fletcher of Stockton Calif; two daughters Mrs. Ophelia F. Givens and Mrs. Margaret F. Oakley both of Nashville, Tenn. one brother Horace B. Fletcher of Gastonia 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m Friday at McLean and Son Funeral Home by Revs. Harold Rickman, C. Wesley Lovin, and Dr. W. Harris Blair. Burial will be in Gaston Memorial Park. The family will be at the home of Norman Fletcher, 2415 W. Franklin Ave. and will receive friends at the funeral home tonight.

Obit from Page 2 of Gastonia Gazette , October 21, 1976.

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Name: John Elonzo Fletcher
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Age: 86
Date of Birth: 3 Aug 1890
Residence County: Gaston
Date of Death: 20 Oct 1976
Death City: Lenoir
Death County: Caldwell
Death State: North Carolina
Autopsy: No
Institution:
Other Institutions
Attendant: Physician
Burial Location: Burial in state
Source Vendor:
NC Department of Health. North Carolina Deaths, 1976-77

***info submitted by Mike Huffstetler (#47163991)

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groom's name:J. Lonnie Fletcher
groom's birth date: 1892
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 21
bride's name:Ida Elizabeth Shepard
bride's birth date:1893
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 20
marriage date: 07 Apr 1913
marriage place: Gastonia Township, Gaston, North Carolina
groom's father's name:Monroe Fletcher
groom's mother's name:Mary A. Fletcher
bride's father's name:Dock Shepard
bride's mother's name:Roxanna Shepard
groom's race: White
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race: White

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Name: John Elonzo Fletcher
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 20 Oct 1976
Event Place: Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina
Birth Year: 1890
Birth Year (Estimated):
Burial Date: 22 Oct 1976
Burial Place: Gastonia N.C.
Cemetery: Gaston Mem. Park
Funeral Home:
Residence Place: Gastonia, Gaston, N.C.
Address: 2210 Linwood Rd.
Gender: Male
Age: 86
Marital Status: Widowed
Race (Original): White
Occupation: Ret. Paint Contractor
Birth Date: 03 Aug 1890
Birthplace: N.C.
Father's Name: James Fletcher
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:Bertha Kirkendall

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John E Fletcher
United States Census, 1940
Name John E Fletcher
Event Type Census
Event Date 1940
Event Place Crowder Mountain Township, Gaston, North Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 49
Marital Status Married
Race (Original) White
Race White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Birthplace North Carolina
Birth Year (Estimated) 1891
Last Place of Residence Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina
HOUSEHOLD
John E Fletcher Head M 49 North Carolina
Ida Fletcher Wife F 47 North Carolina
Ophila Fletcher Daughter F 20 North Carolina
Paul Fletcher Son M 18 North Carolina
Earl Fletcher Son M 16 North Carolina
Margaret Fletcher Daughter F 14 North Carolina
Arthur Fletcher Son M 12 North Carolina

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John E Fletcher
United States Census, 1930
Name John E Fletcher
Event Type Census
Event Date 1930
Event Place Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 39
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Birth Year (Estimated) 1891
Birthplace North Carolina
Father's Birthplace North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace North Carolina
Sheet Letter B
Sheet Number 14
HOUSEHOLD
John E Fletcher Head M 39 North Carolina
Ida E Fletcher Wife F 37 North Carolina
James N Fletcher Son M 17 North Carolina
John E Fletcher Jr. Son M 14 North Carolina
Exlice M Fletcher Son M 13 North Carolina
Ophelia Fletcher Daughter F 11 North Carolina
Paul L Fletcher Son M 8 North Carolina
Ariel Fletcher Son M 6 North Carolina
Margaret Fletcher Daughter F 4 North Carolina
Arthur Fletcher Son M 2 North Carolina

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John E Fletcher
United States Census, 1920
Name John E Fletcher
Event Type Census
Event Date 1920
Event Place Gastonia Ward 2, Gaston, North Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 29
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Birth Year (Estimated) 1891
Birthplace North Carolina
Father's Birthplace North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace North Carolina
Sheet Letter B
Sheet Number 26
HOUSEHOLD
John E Fletcher Head M 29 North Carolina
Ida E Fletcher Wife F 26 North Carolina
James N Fletcher Son M 6 North Carolina
John E Fletcher Jr. Son M 4 North Carolina
Echols Fletcher Son M 3 North Carolina
Claracy Fletcher Daughter F 0 North Carolina

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Alonzo Fletcher [NOTE: His mother was a Kirkendall/Kuykendall]
United States Census, 1910
Name Alonzo Fletcher
Event Type Census
Event Date 1910
Event Place Greenville Ward 5, Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 18
Marital Status Single
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Boarder
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Boarder
Birth Year (Estimated) 1892
Birthplace North Carolina
Father's Birthplace North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace North Carolina
Sheet Letter A
Sheet Number 1
HOUSEHOLD
Malory Kuykendall Head M 41 North Carolina
Cathrine Kuykendall Wife F 40 North Carolina
Alford Kuykendall Son M 8 South Carolina
Albert Kuykendall Son M 8 South Carolina
Lewis Kuykendall Son M 5 South Carolina
Geo W Epton Boarder M 42 Georgia
Alonzo Fletcher Boarder M 18 North Carolina
Geo James Boarder M 22 South Carolina

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John A Fletcher
United States Census, 1900
Name John A Fletcher
Event Type Census
Event Year 1900
Event Place Spartanburg city Ward 6, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 11
Marital Status Single
Race White
Race (Original) W
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Son
Birth Date Aug 1889
Birthplace South Carolina
Father's Birthplace North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace North Carolina
HOUSEHOLD
James O Fletcher Head M 46 North Carolina
Mary A Fletcher Wife F 30 North Carolina
Eugene S Fletcher Son M 12 South Carolina
John A Fletcher Son M 11 South Carolina
Horace B Fletcher Son M 8 South Carolina
James A Fletcher Son M 6 South Carolina

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The family he was living with in the next 1910 census, I think that they are related:

Mallory Kuykendoll
United States Census, 1920
Name Mallory Kuykendoll
Event Type Census
Event Date 1920
Event Place Greenville Ward 5, Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 54
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) White
Can Read No
Can Write No
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Own or Rent Own
Birth Year (Estimated) 1866
Birthplace North Carolina
Father's Birthplace North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace North Carolina
Sheet Letter A
Sheet Number 17
HOUSEHOLD
Mallory Kuykendoll Head M 54 North Carolina
Catherine Kuykendoll Wife F 50 North Carolina
Alfred Kuykendoll Son M 17 South Carolina
Albert Kuykendoll Son M 17 South Carolina
Lewis Kuykendoll Son M 14 South Carolina
Wade Cox Boarder M 45 South Carolina
John Johns Boarder M 34 South Carolina

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Katharine Kuykendoff
United States Census, 1930
Name Katharine Kuykendoff
Event Type Census
Event Date 1930
Event Place Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Gender Female
Age 60
Marital Status Widowed
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Birth Year (Estimated) 1870
Birthplace North Carolina
Father's Birthplace North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace North Carolina
Sheet Letter B
Sheet Number 9
HOUSEHOLD
Katharine Kuykendoff Head F 60 North Carolina
Benjamin Brown Boarder M 34 South Carolina
Emma Mills Lodger F 50 North Carolina
Fred L Stapleton Boarder M 30 Georgia
David W Rogers Boarder M 19 Tennessee

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Catherine Kreykendall Or Kuykendall
United States Census, 1940
Name Catherine Kreykendall Or Kuykendall
Event Type Census
Event Date 1940
Event Place Ward 5, Greenville, Greenville Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Gender Female
Age 70
Marital Status Widowed
Race (Original) White
Race White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Birthplace North Carolina
Birth Year (Estimated) 1870
Last Place of Residence Same House
HOUSEHOLD
Catherine Kreykendall Or Kuykendall Head F 70 North Carolina
Alfred Kreykendall Or Kuykendall Son M 38 South Carolina
Louis Kreykendall Or Kuykendall Son M 35 South Carolina
Furman Bailey Lodger M 26 South Carolina
Paul Mcknight Lodger M 7 South Carolina

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His daughter:

Edward Gordon Oakley and Helen Margaret Fletcher Bridges
from North Carolina, County Marriages
Name Edward Gordon Oakley
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 20 Mar 1951
Event Place Gaston, North Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 28
Birth Year (Estimated) 1923
Father's Name Herbert Columbus Oakley
Mother's Name Etta Elizabeth Whitesides Oakley
Spouse's Name Helen Margaret Fletcher Bridges
Spouse's Gender Female
Spouse's Age 24
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1927
Spouse's Father's Name John Alonzo Fletcher
Spouse's Mother's Name Ida Elizabeth Sheppard Fletcher

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  • Maintained by: Lanie
  • Originally Created by: anonymous
  • Added: 10 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62753619
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Elonzo “Lonnie” Fletcher, Sr (3 Aug 1890–20 Oct 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62753619, citing Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Lanie (contributor 47381115) .