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HOOBER, Elizabeth C. & David S. FLETCHER
Posted by: Lorena (ID *****5539) Date: August 10, 2008 at 11:58:40
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Elizabeth C. Hoober, daughter of John H. Hoober and Catherine Kemp, was born Sept 1856 Circleville, Pickaway County OH, and died 28 Oct 1932 Kentland, Newton County, Indiana, burial 31 Oct 1932 Spring Vale Cemetery, Tippecanoe County IN.

5 Jun 1860 Pickaway Co. OH, Circleville City, Ward 2, Circleville P.O.
HOOBER, John H.; 30; M; Blacksmith; OH
---, Catharine; 28; F; OH
---, Laura; 7; F; OH
---, Luticia; 5; F; OH
---, Elisabeth; 3; F; OH
---, Eugene; 2; M; OH
MILLER, Charles; 19; M; Blacksmith; Germany
REED, John; 10; M; Blacksmith Apprentice; OH

20 Jun 1870 White Co. IN, Prairie Twp, Brookston P.O.
HOOBER, John H.; 40; M; Blacksmith; 4000; 1500; OH
---, Catherine; 39; F; Keeping House; OH
---, Laurie; 17; F; At Home; At Home; OH
---, Lititia; 15; F; Attending School; OH
---, Elizabeth C.; 13; F; At Home; OH
---, Eugene; 12; M; Attending School; OH
DAY, John; 18; M; Apprentice to Blacksmith; OH

Elizabeth married David S. Fletcher 6 May 1874 Newton County Indiana. David was born 30 Nov 1850 Huntington County Indiana, and died 23 Nov 1933 Kentland, Newton County Indiana, burial 25 Nov 1933 Spring Vale Cemetery, Tippecanoe County Indiana

8 Jun 1880 Newton Co. IN, Jefferson Twp, Kentland
FLETCHER, David S.; 29; M; W; Blacksmith; IN; VA; OH
----, Elizabeth; Wife; 23; F; W; Keeping House; OH; OH; OH
----, Cloyed; Son; 4; M; W; Single; IN; IN; OH
----, Henry; Brother; 24; M; W; Single; Farm Laborer; IN; VA; OH

5 Jun 1900 Newton Co. IN, Jefferson Twp, Kentland
FLETCHER, David; 48; Nov 1851; M; W; Married 26 yrs; Blacksmith; IN; VA; OH
---, Elizabeth; Wife; 43; Sep 1856; F; W; 4 children/4 living; OH; VA; OH
---, Cloyd; Son; 24; Dec 1875; M; W; Single; Express Man; IN; IN; OH
---, Gertrude; Daughter; 11; Nov 1888; F; W; Single; At School; KS; IN; OH
---, Greta; Daughter; 10/12; Jul 1899; F; W; Single; IN; IN; OH

30 Apr 1910 Newton Co. IN, Jefferson Twp, Kentland, Ward 3
FLETCHER, David; 59; M; W; Married 36 yrs; Blacksmith; IN; IN; IN
---, Elizabeth; Wife; 53; F; W; 4 children/4 living; OH; OH; OH
---, Gertrude; Daughter; 21; F; W; Single; Music Teacher/At Home; KS; IN; OH
---, Greta; Daughter; 10; F; W; Single; IN; IN; OH
---, Henry; Brother; 56; M; W; Single; Mason/Stone Work; IN; IN; IN
FELDES, Ralph; Boarder; 26; M; W; Married 6 yrs; Civil Engineer/RR; IL; French Germany; IL
---, Forrest; Boarder; 24; F; W; 1 child/1 living; MO; IN; IN
---, Darrell; Boarder; 5; M; W; Single; IN; IL; MO

26 Mar 1920 Vigo Co. IN, Harrison Twp, Terre Haute, Ward 2
FLETCHER, David; 69; M; W; Married; None; IN; VA; OH
---, Elizabeth; Wife; 63; F; W; Married; OH; VA; OH

4 Apr 1930 Newton Co. IN, Jefferson Twp, Kentland
FLETCHER, David S.; 79; M; W; Married at 24; Laborer/Retired Farmer; IN; VA; OH
---, Elizabeth C.; Wife; 73; F; W; Married at 17; OH; VA; OH
---, Betty Jean; Granddaughter; 5; F; W; Single; IN; IN; IN
---, Henry; Brother; 76; M; W; Single; Laborer; IN; VA; OH

David S. Fletcher:

14 Jul 1860 Huntington Co. IN, Lancaster Twp, Huntington P.O.
FLETCHER, George; 54; M; Potter; VA
---, Jane; 37; F; OH
---, Charlotte; 12 (?); F; IN
---, George; 14; M; IN
---, David; 10; M; IN
---, Henry Clay; 7; M; IN
---, Jane; 3; F; IN

2 Jun 1870 Wayne Co. IN, Washington Twp, Milton P.O.
ZELL, John W.; 34; M; W; Blacksmith; IN
---, Frances E.; 29; F; W; Keeping House; OH
---, Clarence; 11; M; W; IN
---, Lorena; 8; F; W; IN
---, Cora; 6; F; W; IN
---, Estella; 3; F; W; IN
---, Bertha; 10/12; May; F; W; IN
FLETCHER, David; 19; M; W; Apprentice Blacksmith; IN

Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper & Newton, Indiana, Historical and Biographical
Published by F. A. Battey & Co, Chicago, 1883

Newton County - Jefferson Township
Biographical Sketches

Pages 722 & 723

DAVID S. FLETCHER was born November 30, 1850, in Huntington County, Indiana, and is the son of George and Jane E. (Binkley) Fletcher, the former a native of Virginia, the latter of Ohio. The father died at Lancaster, Indiana, in 1865, he was by trade a potter, and a Republican politically. His widow resides in Huntington County, aged sixty-six, a member of the German Baptist Church. Both parents were of German descent.

David S. had poor school advantages. His father's death necessitating help at home, he worked at farming until he was eighteen, when he served three years to farm implement making and general blacksmithing, after which he commenced for himself at Van Buren, Indiana. He was in partnership with Elisha Ford, the firm being Ford and Fletcher. After several years, Mr. Fletcher sold to Mr. Ford and went into business at Marion, Indiana, and subsequently at Kentland, where he has been for ten years. They are now having a run on the Gopher Plow, and have built more than 250, which have been sent to different points in Indiana and Illinois, the demand having exceeded the supply.

May 6, 1864, Mr. Fletcher married Miss Elizabeth C., daughter of John H. and Catharine Hoober. These parents have two children -- Cloyd H., and Myrtle V. Mrs. Fletcher belongs to the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mr. Fletcher is a member of Damon Lodge, K. of P., No. 72, also of No. 396, I.O.O.F., Kentland.


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