Kent County Biographies
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Names F to O
Names P to Z
Railway Officials in America 1906
John R. Fletcher was born in Wentworth Co., N. B., Feb. 14, 1814. His parents, Daniel and Nancy (Phillips) Fletcher,
were natives of New Brunswick, and of Scotch and Welsh descent. They removed to Wentworth Co., Ontario, when Daniel
was 11 years of age. He passed his early life as a farmer boy arid received his educational training in the common
school. His father was a mason, and at an early age he learned that, and followed it for eight years. He came to
Cannon in April, 1858, and settled on his present farm He was married May 27, 1835, to Barbara A. Condom, daughter
of Bryan and Susanna Condon, born in Wentworth Co., Ontario, Aug. 22, 1818. Of their nine children, three are living,
viz.: Daniel C., Nancy, wife of C. P. Watson, and Samuel L. Mr. and Mrs. F. are connected with the Baptist Church.
Mr. F. is Deacon. Politically he is National. He owns a farm of 40 acres, on sec. 30.
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