Fletcher Sperry

(c 1835-)
FatherSamuel Sperry (c 1811-)
MotherMary Colley Pennington (c 1809-)
Fletcher Sperry, son of Samuel Sperry and Mary Colley Pennington, was born in PennsylvaniaG in about 1835.1 He married in about 1856, Esther Ann ___.2
     In 1850 Fletcher was living in Davidson Township, Sullivan County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of his parents Samuel and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Flesher Sperry, aged 15 and born in Pennsylvania. His occupation was "farming", presumably on his father's farm.3
     In 1860 he was living in Davidson TownshipG and was recorded as Fletcher Sperry, a farmer, aged 24 and born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was valued at $600 and personal estate at $800. Living with him were his wife Esther, 23, and their children, Rosa, 3, and Flora, aged one month. Also in the household was a Samuel S Sperry, 50. This was not Fletcher's father Samuel, who was living with his wife Mary and other children on a neighbouring farm.4

Children of Fletcher Sperry and Esther Ann ___

Sackett Family Association descendants
Charles "Chuck" Desler.
ChartsTree 9. John Sackett of New Haven descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  3. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_828, p. 324B, image 639
    Davidson Township, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania
    Samuel Sperry, 39, farmer, real estate $500, b. PA
    Mary Sperry, 41, b. PA
    Flesher Sperry, 15, farming, b. PA
    Thebe Sperry, 13, b. PA
    John Sperry, 12, b. PA
    Benjamin Sperry, 11, b. PA
    Charles Sperry, 8, b. PA
    Mary Sperry, 5, b. PA.
  4. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M653_1184, p. 733, image 61, FHL film 805184
    Davidson Township, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania
    Fletcher Sperry, 24, farmer, real estate $600, personal estate $800, b. Penna
    Esther Ann Sperry, 23, b. Penna
    Rosa Jane Sperry, 3, b. Penna
    Samuel S Sperry, 50, b. Penna
    Flora B Sperry, 1/12, b. Penna.
Generation.Tree9Q.9
Sackett line5th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Last Edited31 August 2012