Joel FLETCHER

Male 1743 - 1823  (79 years)


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  • Name Joel FLETCHER  [1
    • Joel b. in Westford, Mass., June 23, 1743; rem. to Templeton, Mass.; m. Ruth Gould, May 31, 1764; capt. of a militia company; in the battle of Bunker Hill; farmer. He caused to be built the only Baptist meeting-house in Templeton, and was deacon of the church many years, - up to the time of his death. He also gave land for a cemetery and for a schoolhouse, on what is called "Baptist Common." The schoolhouse still remains; the church has been rem. to Baldwinsville. He also built a dwelling-house on "Baptist Common," which is now occupied by his granddaughter, Mrs.Maynard. A gravestone in the cemetery records his death, Apr. 16, 1823, and that of Ruth, Oct. 3, 817, age 79. [1]
    Born 23 Jun 1743  Westford, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Apr 1823  [1
    Person ID I101404  Main Tree
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2020 

    Father William FLETCHER,   b. 1702, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1784  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth REMINGTON 
    Married 16 Nov 1731  [1
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth GOULD,   b. Abt 1738,   d. 3 Oct 1817  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 31 May 1764  [1
    Children 
    +1. William FLETCHER,   b. 1765,   d. 25 Dec 1830  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S12078] Fletcher Family History The Descendants of Robert Fletcher of Concord, Massachusetts, Edward Hatch Fletcher.