Ensign William Fletcher
1Edward H. Fletcher, Fletcher Genealogy, NEHGR Vol. 22, pp. 389-390 (Oct. 1868).
"WILLIAM2, b. in England, 1622. Admitted freeman at Concord, 1643. Married Lydia Bates, Oct. 7, 1645. Settled in 1653 at Chelmsford, Mass., of which he was one of the first inhabitants and afterwards Selectman. His tract of land embraced what is now the city of Lowell. A part of his land, a farm near the meeting-house in Chelmsford, remains as it always has in possession of the family, and is now occupied by Gardner Fletcher.* Children were:
(6) I. Lydia,3 b. Jan. 30, 1647; m. John Fiske, May 27, 1666.
(7) II. Joshua.3 (11) VI. William.3
(8) III. Mary.3 (12) VII. Estor.3
(9) IV. Paul.3 (13) VIII. Samuel.3
(10) V. Sarah.3.".