Updated: 02 October 2010
Dorsey "Dorry" Fletcher (14 Aug 1828 - 17 July 1898) married Sarah Lucina Adams (23 Aug 1835 - 06 Jan 1914) on 03 Dec 1856 in Marcellus, MI. They had twin boys::
1. Julian Thomas Fletcher (11 Oct 1857 - April 1858)
2. Julius Horace Fletcher (11 Oct 1857 - 25 Jan 1930) married Sophia Elizabeth Stute (02 Sep 1864 - 15 June 1953) on 11 Sep 1881. They had 4 children:
a. Mabel S. Fletcher (12 May 1884 - 21 August 1923 in Marcellus), m. LeRoy S. Long (1880 - 1944) in August 1918.
b.Muriel Sarah Fletcher (21 Sep 1889 - 05 July 1970) married Emory Brown. They had six children (Garry Abner, Merton Fletcher, Donald Francis, Barbara Ann, Emil Jean, David Emory).
c. Julia May Fletcher (24 June 1891 - 27 July 1952 in Marwayne, Alberta, Canada), m. (1) Owen L. McNinch and (2) Alexander I. Kettles on 23 November 1921. Owen McNinch and May Fletcher has one son, Arden McNinch (b. November 1909)
d. Wyborne Leroy Fletcher (17 February 1904 - 04 July 1951 in Cassopolis, MI), m. Ruby Hassenger on 09 April 1925.
The 3 Fletcher daughters were born on the Fletcher family farm in Porter Township, Van Buren County, MI and Wyborne was in Marcellus.
The 3 Fletchers (left to right: Muriel, Mabel, May)
Mrs. Alexander Kettles
Word was received here Monday of the death of Mrs. Alexander Kettles, age 58, of Marwayne, Alberta Canada which occurred in the hospital in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.
She was a native of Porter township, Van Buren county, Michigan, and also formerly resided in South Bend, Indiana.
Surviving her besides her husband are her mother, Mrs. J.H. Fletcher of Marcellus; one sister, Mrs. Emory Brown of Marcellus; and one son, Arden McNinch of Los Angeles, Calif. (28 July 1952)
Sarah Adams Fletcher
Julius Horace Fletcher
J.H. Fletcher & children Sophia (holding Muriel), J.H., and Mabel
Bly Cemetery records (from index of Corwin and Castle book) Dorsey, Sarah, Julius, Sophia Fletcher