Posted By:John Fletcher
Subject:Fletcher and Fitzwater families
Post Date:July 29, 2000 at 16:45:20
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Forum:Quay County, NM Genealogy Forum
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I am looking for information on the Fletcher and Fitzwater families that homesteaded near San Jon, New Mexico.

The mother and father of the Fletcher family was James Uriah Fletcher and Tennessee Allen (Reynolds) Fletcher.
Their children were:
Julie, Sarah, Laura, John, Loretta, James, Alvin, Alonzo, Manson Hall Fletcher (my gfather, who married Bertha G. Fitzwater), Lillie and David

The mother and father of the Fitzwater family was James Uriah Fitzwater and
Allen Tennessee Reynolds. (She may have actually been Tennessee Allen Reynolds. Allen seems like a strange name for a girl).
The children of this couple were:
John Allen, Charles Arthur, Robert Ellis, Alonzo Eugene, William Marion, Viola May, Maude Lee and Bertha Glady.
Of all these ancestors of mine, I really only got to know Viola May, Maude Lee and Bertha Gladys.
Bertha was my gmother and she married Manson Hall Fletcher. They lived on farms located near one another in Quay County.
They had one child, Charles born in 1919, and at some point after that got a divorce. She remarried twice after that,
her third husband's last name was Oliver. She worked for Fred Harvey as a bookkeeper and died in L.A., Calif in 1958.
Her resting place is in Albuquerque.

Manson Hall died in 1949 and is buried near Forth Worth, TX.

Charles died in 1987 and is buried at the Natl Cemetery in Santa Fe.

Any information on these families would be greatly appreciated.

John Fletcher