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Benjamin Fletcher

Male 1670 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Born  Between 1670 and 1690  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I3702  markhamchest
    Last Modified  8 Jan 2016 

    Father  Benjamin Fletcher,   b. Abt 1640, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1703, Boyle, Roscommon Co, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Hodson,   b. Between 1640 and 1650, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1698, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1277  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 1701 - 1703; Abstract of the Will of Benjamin Fletcher of Dublin, Ireland, Esq; dated 30 Oct 1701; recorded 1703; includes sketch of Coat of Arms; mentions - daughter Vincentia Fletcher, daughter Ratham Fletcher, son Benjamin Fletcher, estate in co Louth, Ireland.
      [source] Bethem Abstracts of Ireland; FHL Film #595941; vol 23 pg 5.
      [pam garrett's comment] Ratham Fletcher may be same as Catherine Fletcher.

      1708; Commissions signed and sealed by his Excellency the Earl of Pembroke, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, at his house in London, 27 August 1708, for a regiment of foot for Colonel Kilner Brasier; note This regiment was disbanded in England in 1712; includes Ben. Fletcher, Lt.
      [source] English Army Lists and Commission Registers, 1661-1714

      FLETCHER (Low Bashir, co Westmeath; Reg. Ulsters Office to Benjamin Fletcher, son and Heir of Col Benjamin Fletcher, Capt General and Gov in Chief of the province of New York...who was the son and heir of William Fletcher, Esq and Abigail Vincent, his wife, who was the daughter and heiress of Henry Vincent, esq of London)
      Sa. a cross flory betw. four escallops ar. quartering VINCENT, viz, az. a chev. between three quatrefoils slipped ar. Crest--An arm in armour embowed holding in the gaunlet an arrow all ppr. point or. Motto-Per angustum.
      [pam garrett's comment] Low Bashir should read Low Baskin.

      Notes for Benjamin Fletcher, jr; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2015; for Markham of Chesterfield website.