Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Henry C. Fletcher ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Henry C. Fletcher
LAST NAME: Fletcher FIRST NAME: Henry MIDDLE NAME: C. NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE: Mr. GENDER: M MILITARY: 
BORN: 17 April 1849 DIED: 12 Apr 1921 BURIED: 14 Apr 1921
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Farmer & Businessman
BIRTH PLACE:  Illinois
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
OSBH (Marion 1921) #230: Henry C. Fletcher, 1188 No. 4th, Salem, Oregon, male, retired farmer, married (Zella), b. Apr. 17, 1849, in Illinois, son of Sam. M. Fletcher and Betzy Jones (both b. New Hampshire), d. Apr. 12, 1921, age 81 [error: should be 71] years, 11 months, 25 days, burial in IOOF cemetery, Apr. 15, 1921, Webb & Clough Co., informant: L Fletcher.
MARRIAGE - "Henry C. Fletcher, over 21 & Miss Anzella M. Savage, over 18, m 28 Jun 1877 at house of Lewis Savage; Addison Jones, M. G. Wit: Lewis Savage & S. M. Fletcher #2050 pg 332".
1880 OR CENSUS - Henry C. Fletcher, age 31, farmer, b. Illinois, is enumerated as in the home of his father-in-law Lewis Savage, along with his wife Zella Fletcher, age 24, b. Oregon, and 2 year old daugher Effel, b. Oregon.
The 1910 CENSUS shows Henry C. Fletcher, age 60, b. Illinois; Henry C. Fletcher and Lorenzo Austin Byrd were partners in a Feed, Seed & Farm Implements business: Fletcher & Byrd, 233 N. Commercial St., Salem, Oregon according to the 1921 R. L. Polk Salem City Directory.
OBITUARY: 
HENRY FLETCHER PASSES BEYOND
Head of Prominent Marion County Family Yields to Long Illness. 
Henry C. Fletcher, widely known retired farmer of Marion county died last night at his home 1188 North Fourth street, after an illness of about six years. He would have been 72 years old next Sunday. Mr. Fletcher was born in Illinois. He came to Oregon in 1864 and had lived in this vicinity most of the time since. 
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Zelma Fletcher, prominent state grange worker; a daughter, Miss Ethel Fletcher, who is president of the state Rebekah assembly, and a son, Lewis H. Fletcher, member of the firm of Fletcher & Byrd of Salem. Other relatives who survive him are a sister, Mrs. Lois Whealdon of Plainview, Or., who has been at his bedside, and several cousins living in Oregon and Washington. The latter are E. B. Fletcher of Salem; Mrs. Emmeline Hobart of Silverton; Mrs. E. H. Stone of Thornton, Wash., and Mrs. Laura Woodward of Walla Walla. Mrs. Stone, who has been living in Salem during the winter, had contemplated leaving this week, but will now remain until after the funeral. Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been announced. 
Oregon Statesman, 13 April 1921 1:2 

The funeral of Henry Fletcher, who died at his home in this city Tuesday night will be held from the Webb & Clough chapel Friday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. W. G. Elliott of Portland will deliver the funeral sermon and Salem Camp No. 118 Woodmen of the World will take charge at the grave. Interment will be in the IOOF cemetery. In addition to belonging to the Woodmen of the World, Mr. Fletcher was a member of Salem Grange No. 17 and a United Artisan.
INSCRIPTION: 
Smaller marker in front:
Henry C. Fletcher 
1849 - 1921

MONUMENT: Large granite stone in center of lot with FLETCHER on it. 

SOURCES: 
LR 
LD 
OSBH (Marion 1921) #230 
Marriage Records of Marion Co. Oregon 1874-79, Vol II, pg 28 
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., North Salem Pct., FA #178) 
1910 CENSUS of Salem Pct. #5, Marion Co., Oregon, ED #225, Sheet #9-A Polk, 1921 
OS 13 Apr 1921 1:2
CONTACTS: 
LOT: 073 SPACE: N½ LONGITUDE:  LATITUDE: