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Only a Headstone to Mark Her Death

Laura Lee Fletcher passed away from this earth, but the exact date has yet to be documented other than the headstone which states her death occurred on 24 July 1924. She is buried in O’Brien Cemetery in Suwannee County, Florida, … Continue reading

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A Life Remembered – James Ball Fletcher

Remembering the death of someone I never knew may seem a little strange, but it’s an opportunity to honor someone who had a lot to do with my being here today. James Ball Fletcher has been the topic of several … Continue reading

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Happy 133rd Anniversary!

Today, January 20, 2014, marks the 133rd anniversary of James Ball Fletcher and Laura Lee who were married in 1881 in Suwannee County, Florida, by Elder John H. Townsend.  I wrote in a previous post Third Time’s the Charm about the … Continue reading

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Third Time’s the Charm

James Ball Fletcher, along with four of his older brothers, served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. A Private in Company F of the 10th Florida Infantry, James was present at Appomattox Court House when Gen. Robert E. Lee … Continue reading

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