Andrew S. Flesher

Andrew S. Flesher (1771 – 1850) – Andrew S. Flesher, the son of Henry “Weston” and Elizabeth Flesher, was born on May 1, 1771.  During his childhood he experienced the hardships of the Indian wars during the Revolutionary War period.  He probably witnessed is father being attacked.  On February 14, 1793, he married the fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Bibbee, daughter of John and Susannah Bibbee, of Ravenswood, which is on the Ohio River 100 miles west of Weston.  Two months after they were married Henry Flesher deeded 168 acres to Andrew.  Andrew and Elizabeth had eighteen children.  In 1807 they moved west to the Ohio River near Old Town Barr, Jackson County, West Virginia.  Andrew died in Jackson County, West Virginia on September 6, 1850.  Elizabeth died on January 9, 1856.

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Father*                       Henry "Weston" Flesher (b. 12 Nov 1734, d. Feb 1803)

Mother*                      Elizabeth Bush (b. 20 Feb 1740, d. 1807)

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Birth*               01 May 1771

Marriage*         11 Feb 1793                Elizabeth Bibbee (b. 14 Aug 1778, d. 09 Jan 1856)

Son:                 __ ___ 1794                infant Flesher (b. 1794, d. 1794)

Daughter:          12 Jan 1795                Mary Elizabeth Flesher (b. 12 Jan 1795, d. 12 Jan 1861);she married Thomas West

Son:                22 Nov 1796                Isaac Newton Flesher (b. 22 Nov 1796, d. 29 Jun 1841); Meigs County, OH.; he married Elizabeth M. Bonnett

Daughter:         __ ___ 1797                Melissa Flesher (b. 1797, d. 1874)

Son:                                                  John Wesley Flesher

Son:                                                   William E. Flesher

Daughter:     cir __ ___ 1800                Elizabeth Flesher (b. circa 1800, d. 1860)

Daughter:          27 Jan 1802                Lydia Flesher (b. 27 Jan 1802, d. 08 Jul 1887); she married Gilbert McKown (b. 2 Dec 1787, d 8 Jul 1864)

Daughter:     cir __ ___ 1804                Nancy Flesher (b. circa 1804,          ); she married John Hyde

Son:                04 Aug 1806                Andrew J. Flesher (b. 04 Aug 1806, d. 02 Jul 1872); he married Anna Hughes

Daughter:     cir __ ___ 1809                Rachel Flesher (b. circa 1809,          ); she married Jordan Dunfield, Rachel was said to have downed in the Kanawha River while trying to rescue a girl who was helping her wash some clothes.

Son:                __ ___ 1810                John B. Flesher (b. 1810, d. 1862); he married Margaret Banks

Daughter:     cir __ ___ 1812                Grace Flesher (b. circa 1812,          ); she married Elijah Stack

Daughter:         20 Feb 1813                Sarah Flesher (b. 20 Feb 1813, d. 23 Dec 1875); she married Joseph Bennett

Son:            cir __ ___ 1815                Henry Flesher (b. circa 1815, d. Nov 1836); drowned near Shawneetown, Richland County, IL

Daughter:         13 Jan 1820                Delilah Flesher (b. 13 Jan 1820,          ); she married Miles Runion

Daughter:     cir __ ___ 1822                Amanda Flesher (b. circa 1822,          ); she married Jesse West

Daughter:     cir __ ___ 1824                Eliza Flesher (b. circa 1824,          ); she married Benjamin Stack

Death*            06 Sep 1850                Jackson County, WV.

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