Fletcher 1869 Prayer Book
Submitted May 2004 by:
Brenda Black Watson
8067 Neshoba Rd., Germantown, TN 38138
(Has possession of the Prayer Book)
Surnames in this file:
Fletcher, Brooks, Hinson, Eslinger, Campbell, Cleburn, Lyons
Geographic Area: Eads / Fisherville, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee; Beaumont, Texas; Paducah, KY
Andrew Jackson ("AJ") Fletcher (9/18/1842-12/30/81) was first married on September 11, 1863 to Nancy Annie Payne Hooker. Issue: Andrew Peyton "Major" Fletcher (1866-1907).
When widowed, AJ married Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" Brooks on 12/17/1873. Issue: Kingston (1874-1875), Mattie Daisy (1875-1925), Maggie Coralline (1877-1950), Patrick Earl (1878-1910) & Andrew J. (1880-1943). Daisy married Shelton Hinson (1871-1952) in 1893. Their children were Mary Ardenne (1894-1979), Henry Riner (1895-1968), Margaret Fleda (1897-1987), James Fletcher (1899-1907) and Arlene (1896-1992).
Mary Elizabeth ("Mollie") Brooks Fletcher (3/6/1851-9/1/1920), daughter of James Monroe Brooks (1818 NC-1886 TN) and Mary Ann Kingston (1824 England-1901 TN) was born in Eads, Shelby County, TN, 20 miles east of Memphis on a plantation. Siblings were; Martha ("Mattie") A. (1847-1940), Julia (1849-1852), Margarite ("Maggie") L. (1849-1895), James ("Jimmy") M. (1850-1910) & Victoria ("Vickie") Frances (1858-1938).
The Book of Common Prayer And Administration of The Sacraments; And other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the Use of The Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America: Together with the Psalter, OR Psalms of David. Oxford: Printed at the University Press, And Sold by T. Nelson and Sons, New York, 1969.
Handwriting Inside Cover
Unreadable. Can only read "Jackson"
Inside Front Cover
I do hereby certify that this Edition of the Common Prayer Book, the Articles, Offices, and Metre Psalms and Hymns, having been compared and corrected by the Standard Book, by a Presbyter duly appointed, as the Canon directs, is permitted to be published accordingly. Horatio Potter Bishop of the Diocese of New York
New York, June 10, 1867 Oxford: Printed by T. Combe, M. A., E. B. Gardner, E. Pickard Hall, and H. Latham, M.A., Printers to the University
The Book of Common Prayer And Administration of The Sacraments; And other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the Use of The Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America: Together with the Psalter, Or Psalms of David. Oxford: Printed at the University Press, And Sold by T. Nelson and Sons, New York, 1869.
1911 Death Notice inside Prayer Book of P.E. Fletcher (Patrick
Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 18, 1911.
We are truly grateful for the loving sympathy and kindness shown us by the brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Lodge _347, and the many friends in the recent loss of my son, P.E. Fletcher.
M. E. Fletcher and Family
Andrew Jackson Fletcher and Mollie E Fletcher was married December 17th 1873
Kingston Fletcher eldest Son of Andrew and Mollie E. Fletcher was born November 22, 1874
Mattie Daisy Fletcher was born Dec. 13, 1875.
Maggie Coralline was born March 12th 1877
Andrew Earle Fletcher was born April 30th 1878 [Error. Should read Patrick Earl]
Andrew Jay Fletcher was born 27, Nov 1880
Henry Riner Eslinger Son of H. R. and Maggie Eslinger Born Mar 17, 1905 at Memphis Tenn
Earl Cleburn Fletcher Son of Earl and Maymi F. _______ Born Nov. 22, 1905 at Beaumont, Tex.
Mattie Daisy Fletcher and Shelton Hinson married at Memphis August 1893
Ardenne Mary Hinson Born August 18th, 1894
Henry Hinson was born Dec 6th 189_
Margaret Hinson Born Aug 22, 1898
Shelton Hinson Jr was Born Mar 26, 1899
Maggie Fletcher and H. R. Eslinger married July 1st 1902
Earl Fletcher and Mamie Lyons married at Beaumont Tex Feb 22, /05
Earl Cleburne Fletcher Son of Earl & Mayme Fletcher, Born at Beaumont Texas Nov 29
Earl Fletcher died November 14th 1910 at Paducah Ky
Mary Elizabeth Fletcher died September 1st 1920 6:15 P.M. buried September 3rd 1920 Forest Hill Cemetery
Kingston Fletcher eldest son of Andrew and Mollie Fletcher died September 24th 1875