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Fletcher Bible

Submitted April 2002 by:
Brenda Black Watson
8067 Neshoba Rd., Germantown, TN 38138
Email:
priority@comtutors.com
(Has possession of the Bible)

Surnames in this file:
Fletcher, Brooks, Brookes, Hinson, Eslinger, Campbell

Geographic Area: Eads/Fisherville, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN

History:
Mary Elisabeth ("Mollie") Brook(e)s 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).

Mollie married (12/17/1873) Andrew Jackson ("AJ") Fletcher (9/18/1842-12/30/81). Their children were Kingston (1874-1875), Mattie Daisy (1875-1925), Maggie Cecil (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).

Publication Facts:
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of The Original Tongues; and with The Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. New York: American Bible Society, Instituted in the Year MDCCCXVI, 1873



Inscription:
Mollie Fletcher's Bible
Presented to her as a mark of love and affection by her dear husband, Andrew Jackson Fletcher. May 10, 1876



Marriages
Andrew Jackson Fletcher and Mary Elisabeth Brookes was married at Memphis, Tennessee December 17, 1873.
Mattie Daisy Fletcher and Shelton Hinson married at Memphis August 29, 1893.
Maggie C. Fletcher and H.R. Eslinger were married at Memphis July 1st, 1902.
Earl P. Fletcher and [Marrsye Lyin] were married at Beaumont, Texas February 1905.



Births
Mary Elisabeth Brookes was born March 6th 1851.
Andrew Jackson Fletcher was born September 18th 1842.
Andrew Paton Fletcher was born June 8th 1865.
Erle. Fletcher the son of Andrew Fletcher and Mollie E. Fletcher was born April 3th 1878.
Andrew Jay Fletcher was born November 27th 1880.
Mary Ardenne Hinson Eldest daughter of Daisy and Shelton Hinson was born August 13th 1894.
Henry Riner Hinson Eldest son of Shelton and Daisy Hinson was born December 6th 1895.
Margaret Hinson second daughter 1897.
James Shelton Hinson second son, March 26, 1899.
Arline Hinson born Dec 26, 1907, daughter of Shelton and Daisy Hinson

Kingston Fletcher the eldest son of Andrew Jackson Fletcher and Mary Elisabeth Fletcher was born November 22nd 1874.
Mattie Daisy Fletcher the eldest daughter of Andrew Jackson Fletcher and Mary Elisabeth Fletcher was born December 13th 1875.
Maggie Cecil Fletcher the second daughter of Andrew Jackson Fletcher and Mary Elisabeth Fletcher was born March 12th 1877.
Henry Riner Eslinger Son of H.R. and Maggie Eslinger was born at Memphis March 17, 1905.
Helen Jack Campbell born at 1199 Latham St. August 9th 1917. Daughter of G.W. and Margaret Campbell.




Deaths
Kingston Fletcher died September 24th 1875.
Andrew Jackson Fletcher died December 30th 1881.
Mary Elizabeth Fletcher died September 1st 1920 6:15 p.m.
Earl Fletcher Nov. 14 1910 departed from this life, died at Paducah Ky. and was buried Forest Hill Cemetary Memphis