Cora Estelle Fletcher

b. April 4, 1897, d. August 3, 1988
Cora (nee Fletcher) Whitney
FatherAlfred William Fletcher b. November 6, 1866, d. May 20, 1932
MotherMary Jeanette Davis b. August 23, 1870, d. December 30, 1957
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(Child) BirthCora Estelle Fletcher was born on April 4, 1897 at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, at 5:50 PM. 
DiaryShe was mentioned in the diary of Irma Darling Newey on September 2, 1904 and with Josephine M. Van Valen, Cora Josephine Davis, Susannah Warner, George H. W. Albright and Oliver A. Davis.
1905 NY CensusShe, listed as 8 years old, appeared on the 1905 New York State Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of her parents, Alfred and Mary Jeanette Fletcher, and with May Emily Fletcher and Alfred William Fletcher Jr.
1910 US CensusShe, listed as 13 years old, appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of her parents, Alfred and Mary Jeanette Fletcher, and with May Emily Fletcher and Alfred William Fletcher Jr. 
1920 US CensusShe was listed as 21 years old and as the daughter of Alfred and Mary Jeanette Fletcher on the 1920 Federal Census at 217 Kosciuszko Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, and with May Emily Fletcher and Alfred William Fletcher Jr. 
(Bride) Marriage At age 25, Cora married Albert Eli Whitney, 34, son of Charles A. Whitney and Susette M. (?), on December 31, 1922 at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY..  
1930 US CensusShe, listed as 33 years old, appeared with her husband Albert Eli Whitney, 41 years old, on the 1930 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, on 1422 East 27th Street, recorded April 8, 1930. Susette M. Whitney, her mother in law, 66, lived with them.. 
1940 US Census Living at 1422 East 27th Street, Cora was listed on the 1940 Federal Census with her husband Albert Eli Whitney in Brooklyn, NY, recorded on April 9, 1940. Cora was listed as 41 years old and her husband, Albert Eli Whitney as 51 years old. Cora's mother in law, Susette M. (?), listed as 76 years old and widowed, also lived with them.Cora ws listed as a File Clerk at a Publishing House.
There is some confusion with this census record as someone named Mary, 50, is actually listed as Albert's wife and Cora Fletcher is listed as a lodger. As best we know Cora was always Albert's wife and is buried with him.. 
(Spouse) Death On December 1, 1973 her husband, Albert, died at Syosset, Nassau County, NY, at age 85. 
Address As of 1988, Cora Estelle Whitney lived at 195 Cold Spring Road, Syosset, NY. 
(Deceased) DeathCora died on August 3, 1988 at Syosset, Nassau County, NY, at age 91.  
(Interred) BurialShe was buried on August 5, 1988 at Evergreen Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY,
Cora is buried with her husband, Albert, and with her father in law and mother in law, Mt. Hebron section, grave 1329.
 

Family

Albert Eli Whitney b. September 11, 1888, d. December 1, 1973
Last EditedJanuary 23, 2016

Daniel Malcolm Fletcher

b. August 29, 1938, d. July 5, 2004
Daniel Fletcher
1963
FatherAlfred William Fletcher Jr. b. July 18, 1899, d. March 18, 1985
MotherViola June Miller b. January 11, 1907, d. January 29, 1979
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(Child) BirthDaniel Malcolm Fletcher was born on August 29, 1938 at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. 
1940 US CensusHe, listed as 1, appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of his parents, Alfred and Viola June Fletcher, and with Elsie Jeannette Fletcher, Alfred William Fletcher and June Viola Fletcher
Milit-BegHe began military service in 1956 in the US Air Force. 
Milit-EndHe ended military service in 1976 at Hill Air Force Base, UT. 
(Deceased) DeathDaniel died on July 5, 2004 at Anchorage, AK, at age 65 of a brain tumor followed by dementia..  
(Interred) CremationHe was cremated after July 5, 2004 at Alaska Cremation Center, 3804 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK. 
(Interred) BurialHe was buried after July 5, 2004 at Fort Richardson National Cemetery, Anchorage, AK,
, Section FF, Row 7, Site 62.
Last EditedMarch 4, 2014

Elsie Jeannette Fletcher

b. March 28, 1925, d. September 2, 2010
Elsie (Fletcher) Stricker
1963
FatherAlfred William Fletcher Jr. b. July 18, 1899, d. March 18, 1985
MotherViola June Miller b. January 11, 1907, d. January 29, 1979
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(Child) BirthElsie Jeannette Fletcher was born on March 28, 1925 at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. 
1930 US CensusShe, listed as 5 years old, appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of her parents, Alfred and Viola June Fletcher, and with Alfred William Fletcher
1940 US CensusShe, listed as 15 years old, appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of her parents, Alfred and Viola June Fletcher, and with Alfred William Fletcher, June Viola Fletcher and Daniel Malcolm Fletcher
(Groom) MarriageElsie married William H. Stricker Jr., son of William H. Stricker and Gladys Guinness..  
ResidenceShe and William H. Stricker Jr. lived between 1954 and 2010 at 34 Georgia Drive, Syosset, NY. 
(Spouse) Death On February 17, 2007 her husband, William, died at Syosset, Nassau County, NY, at age 82. 
(Deceased) DeathElsie died on September 2, 2010 at Syosset, Nassau County, NY, at age 85.  

Family

William H. Stricker Jr. b. May 21, 1924, d. February 17, 2007
Last EditedMarch 4, 2014

Emily Fletcher

b. about 1842
FatherMoses Fletcher
(Child) BirthEmily Fletcher was born about 1842 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
ResidenceShe and Moses Fletcher lived before December 29, 1863 at Bell St., Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. Japanner. 
(Bride) MarriageEmily married Henry Washbrook, son of Phoebe Washbrook, on December 29, 1863 at St.John's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.. Witness: Betsy Ashford & Sarah Lea. 
(Son) BirthA son, Henry, was born before May 11, 1864 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Ellen, was born in 1867 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 

Family

Henry Washbrook b. before December 12, 1841
Children
Last EditedMay 8, 2010

Harriet Fletcher

b. before February 2, 1829
FatherWilliam Fletcher b. about 1805, d. before February 2, 1877
MotherSarah Leek b. September 15, 1808, d. before January 7, 1875
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(Child) BirthHarriet Fletcher was born before February 2, 1829 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Child) BaptismShe was baptized on February 2, 1829 at St. Peter's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
Last EditedSeptember 16, 2010

Henry Fletcher

b. August 22, 1835, d. December 21, 1898
Henry Fletcher
FatherWilliam Fletcher b. about 1805, d. before February 2, 1877; Possible Henry born 21 Aug 1834
MotherSarah Leek b. September 15, 1808, d. before January 7, 1875
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(Child) BirthHenry Fletcher was born on August 22, 1835 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Child) BaptismHe was baptized on August 24, 1835 at St. Peter's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
1841 UK CensusHe lived in the household of William Fletcher and Sarah Leek, and with Sarah Fletcher, Mary Ann Fletcher and John Fletcher in 1841 at Brickkiln Street, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
1851 UK CensusHe lived in the household of William Fletcher and Sarah Leek, and with Sarah Fletcher and Jane Leek on March 30, 1851 at 70 Great Brickkiln St., Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(First) Marriage At age 23, Henry's first marriage was to Lucy Selvey, 22, daughter of Joseph Selvey and Eliza Johnson, on July 11, 1859 at St. Mathew's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.. Witnesses: James & Elizabeth Lea. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Sarah Jane, was born on June 1, 1860 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
1861 UK CensusHe and Lucy lived in 1861 at 10 Graisley St., Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. Also living with them was Sarah Jane Fletcher. Henry worked as a Tin Smith, Lucy worked as a Tray Finisher. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Lucy, was born on September 8, 1861 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Louisa, was born on December 5, 1862 at Graiseley Hill, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Daughter) DeathLucy died on March 3, 1863 at Graiseley Hill, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, at age 1. 
(Daughter) DeathLouisa died on April 6, 1863 at Graiseley Hill, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Son) BirthA son, William, was born on January 14, 1864 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
ResidenceHe and Lucy lived in 1865 at Darlington st., Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. Also living with them was Sarah Jane Fletcher
(Son) DeathWilliam died on September 27, 1866 at Graiseley Hill, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, at age 2.
(Son) BirthA son, Alfred, was born on November 6, 1866 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Daughter) BirthA daughter, Louisa, was born on July 22, 1869 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
ImmigrationHe immigrated in 1870 to New York, NY. It is believed that Henry immigrated before his family, either in March of 1870 on the SS City of Antwerp or earlier in September of 1870 on the SS Italy. 
ResidenceHe and Lucy lived after September 13, 1870 at Flushing, Queens, NY. Also living with them was Sarah Jane Fletcher, Louisa Fletcher and Alfred William Fletcher. The Fletchers moved to Flushing after immigrating and until they settled on Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, sometime before 1875. 
OccupationHenry was listed as a Tinsmith in the city directory of 1873 at 53 Whipple Street, Brooklyn, NY. 
1875 NY CensusOn the 1875 New York State Census Henry, listed as 39 years old, appeared as the head of household with his wife Lucy, 38 years old, living at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, on Kent Avenue. Their children, Sarah Jane, 15, Alfred, 8, and Louisa Fletcher, 6, were listed as living with them. Also living with them was Wilford Wootton, a Boarder. Both Henry and Wilford were Tin Plate Workers. 
Newspaper ClippingThe following newspaper article appeared in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle on between November 24, 1875 and November 26, 1875:
PERSONAL
Fletcher-ANY INFORMATION OF SARAH JANE FLETCHER, 15 years old, who left home on Saturday last, and who was seen in a Boerum st. car today at 10 A. M., near Tillary st, going uptown, will be thankfully received by her parents, 620 Myrtle avenue, she is of short stature, fleshy and with fair complexion, and light hair. HENRY FLETCHER
.
OccupationHenry was listed as a Tinsmith or as owning a Hardware Store under various headings in the city directorys from 1876 to 1894 at and around 935 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. 
1880 US CensusHenry, listed as 44 years old, appeared as the head of household with his wife Lucy, 43 years old, on the 1880 Federal Census of Brooklyn, NY, on 935 Myrtle Ave, recorded June 3, 1880. Their children, Sarah Jane, 20, Alfred, 14, and Louisa Fletcher, 10, were listed as living with them. While Henry was listed as a Tinsmith, he and his family lived above their hardware store. A 1878 directory lists: tinwares, 929 Myrtle Av. A 1879 directory lists: FLETCHER Henry stoves 935 Myrtle av. A 1897 directory lists: FLETCHER H'y hardware h 935 Myrtle av.
A personal account by Henry's granddaughter, Lily Kroboth, mentions that Henry's daughter, Sarah Jane, played a big part building up the business. 
1892 NY CensusOn the 1892 New York State Census, recorded as of February 16th, Henry, listed as 56 years old, appeared as the head of household with his wife Lucy, 55 years old, living at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. Their children, Sarah Jane, 32, Alfred, 26, and Louisa Fletcher, 22, were listed as living with them. Although married, Sarah Jane is listed as still living here as well as living with her husband. Also living with Henry and Lucy were their nephews, Joseph, 26, and Edward William Lee, 22. Joseph was a Decorator, Henry, Alfred and Edward were Tinsmiths. 
(Witness) MarriageHe witnessed the marriage of Joseph Lee and Louisa Fletcher on May 22, 1892 at NY. 
(Spouse) Death On September 9, 1893 his wife, Lucy, died at Methodist Episcopal Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, at age 56. 
(Second) Marriage At age 58, Henry's second marriage was to Maria Downing, daughter of Samuel Tristram and Rebecca Connell, on April 14, 1894 at Brooklyn, NY. Married by Doremus Scudder, clergyman, witnessed by Ruth Scudder.
 
Newspaper ClippingThe following newspaper article appeared in The Auburn Argus:
Fletcher--Downing--April 12, Mrs. M. Downing of Auburn, to Henry Fletcher of Brooklyn.
ResidenceHe and Maria lived in 1897 at 935 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. Maria and Henry are listed as in the Hardware business and Alfred is listed as a Tinsmith. 
ResidenceHe and Maria lived in 1898 at 935 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. Also living with them was Alfred William Fletcher. Maria and Henry are listed as hardware and Alfred is listed as a Tinsmith. 
(Deceased) DeathHenry died on December 21, 1898 at Brooklyn, NY, at age 63 Intestinal carcinoma & arrhythmia.  
(Interred) BurialHe was buried on December 23, 1898 at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY,
Lot 146, sec 16. Buried in Fletcher plot with first wife. Plot purchased in 1893.

Family 1

Lucy Selvey b. November 20, 1836, d. September 9, 1893
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Family 2

Maria Tristram b. before October 26, 1836, d. August 8, 1905
Last EditedApril 5, 2018

John Fletcher

b. before February 24, 1833, d. before January 31, 1847
FatherWilliam Fletcher b. about 1805, d. before February 2, 1877
MotherSarah Leek b. September 15, 1808, d. before January 7, 1875
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(Child) BirthJohn Fletcher was born before February 24, 1833 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Child) BaptismHe was baptized on February 24, 1833 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
1841 UK CensusHe lived in the household of William Fletcher and Sarah Leek, and with Sarah Fletcher, Mary Ann Fletcher and Henry Fletcher in 1841 at Brickkiln Street, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Deceased) DeathJohn died before January 31, 1847 at Brickiln St., Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.  
(Interred) BurialHe was buried on January 31, 1847 at St. George's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.
 
Last EditedFebruary 28, 2010

June Viola Fletcher

b. February 14, 1931, d. August 11, 2013
June Viola Fletcher
FatherAlfred William Fletcher Jr. b. July 18, 1899, d. March 18, 1985
MotherViola June Miller b. January 11, 1907, d. January 29, 1979
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(Child) BirthJune Viola Fletcher was born on February 14, 1931 at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. 
1940 US CensusShe, listed as 9 years old, appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of her parents, Alfred and Viola June Fletcher, and with Elsie Jeannette Fletcher, Alfred William Fletcher and Daniel Malcolm Fletcher
(Bride) MarriageJune married Edwin John Spurgiesz, son of Joseph Spurgiesz and Victoria Ogrodnik..  
ResidenceShe and Edwin John Spurgiesz lived at 1355 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT. 
(Deceased) DeathJune died on August 11, 2013 at Salt Lake City, UT, at age 82.  

Family

Edwin John Spurgiesz b. May 6, 1926, d. December 12, 2015
Last EditedFebruary 4, 2016

Louisa Fletcher

b. July 22, 1869, d. August 14, 1944
FatherHenry Fletcher b. August 22, 1835, d. December 21, 1898
MotherLucy Selvey b. November 20, 1836, d. September 9, 1893
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(Child) BirthLouisa Fletcher was born on July 22, 1869 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, 1900 census lists July 1870 as birthday, death cert. lists 1869. 
(Child) BaptismShe was baptized on December 26, 1869 at St. John's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
ImmigrationShe immigrated on September 13, 1870 to New York, NY, with her parent, Lucy Fletcher, and with Sarah Jane Fletcher and Alfred William Fletcher
ResidenceShe lived in the household of Henry Fletcher and Lucy Selvey, and with Sarah Jane Fletcher and Alfred William Fletcher after September 13, 1870 at Flushing, Queens, NY. 
1875 NY CensusShe, listed as 6, appeared on the 1875 New York State Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of her parents, Henry and Lucy Fletcher, and with Sarah Jane Fletcher and Alfred William Fletcher
1880 US CensusShe, listed as 10, appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Brooklyn, NY in the household of her parents, Henry and Lucy Fletcher, and with Sarah Jane Fletcher and Alfred William Fletcher
1892 NY CensusShe, listed as 22, appeared on the 1892 New York State Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY in the household of her parents, Henry and Lucy Fletcher, and with Sarah Jane Fletcher, Alfred William Fletcher, Joseph Lee and Edward William Lee
(Bride) Marriage At age 22, Louisa married Joseph Lee, 26, son of William Lee and Mary Selvey, on May 22, 1892 at NY. Henry Fletcher witnessed the marriage.  
1900 US Census Recorded on June 15, 1900, Louisa Lee, listed as 30 years old, appeared on the 1900 Federal Census with her husband Joseph Lee, 34 years old, and the head of household. They lived at 286 Hooper Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY. Louisa's brother in law, Charlie Lee, listed as 25 years old and widowed, also lived with them. 
1905 NY CensusOn the 1905 New York State Census, recorded as of June 1st, Louisa Lee, listed as 35 years old, appeared with her husband Joseph Lee, 39 years old, living at Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, on 270 Keap Street. 
1910 US CensusShe, listed as 40 years old, appeared with her husband Joseph Lee, 44 years old, on the 1910 Federal Census of Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, on 207 Rose Street, recorded April 18, 1910. 
1930 US CensusShe, listed as 60 years old, appeared with her husband Joseph Lee, 62 years old, on the 1930 Federal Census of Queens Village, Queens, NY, on 9741 220 Street, recorded April 11, 1930. 
1940 US Census Living at 4477 Jamaica Avenue, Louisa was listed on the 1940 Federal Census with her husband Joseph Lee in Queens, NY, recorded on April 9, 1940. Louisa was listed as 69 years old and her husband, Joseph Lee as 74 years old. 
ResidenceShe lived in August, 1944 at Queens Village, NY. 
(Deceased) DeathLouisa died on August 14, 1944 at Creedmoor State Hospital, Queens, NY, at age 75 She died of a fractured femur & generalized arterial sclerosis..  
(Interred) BurialShe was buried on August 15, 1944 at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY,
Lot 146, sec 16.

Family

Joseph Lee b. August 25, 1865, d. January 1, 1946
Last EditedApril 3, 2018

Louisa Fletcher

b. December 5, 1862, d. April 6, 1863
FatherHenry Fletcher b. August 22, 1835, d. December 21, 1898
MotherLucy Selvey b. November 20, 1836, d. September 9, 1893
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(Child) BirthLouisa Fletcher was born on December 5, 1862 at Graiseley Hill, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Child) BaptismShe was baptized on March 23, 1863 at St. John's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. 
(Deceased) DeathLouisa died on April 6, 1863 at Graiseley Hill, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, of convulsions..  
(Interred) BurialShe was buried on April 8, 1863 at Merridale Cemetery, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England,
Grave 9562b Merridale Cemetery.
 
Last EditedMay 16, 2015