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Fletcher CHRISTIAN

Male 1764 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Fletcher CHRISTIAN 
    Born 25 Sep 1764  Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I23458  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2011 

    Family (spouse) Mauatua UNKNOWN,   Died:  Yes, date unknown 
    Married 16 Jun 1789  Tahiti Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thursday October CHRISTIAN,   Born:  1790,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     2. Charles CHRISTIAN,   Born:  Abt 1792,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F7366  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1764 - Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jun 1789 - Tahiti Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Fletcher Christian was born on 25 September 1764 at Moreland Close, Brigham, Cumberland, England.3 He was baptised on 25 September 1764 at Brigham Church, Brigham, Cumberland, England.2 He was the son of Charles Christian and Ann Dixon.2 He married Mauatua (?) on 16 June 1789 at Tahiti.4 He died on 20 September 1793 at age 28 at Pitcairn Island, supposedly murdered by four Tahitian natives who had accompanied the mutineers to Pitcairn Island.
           Fletcher Christian was educated in 1773 at Cockermouth Grammar School, Cockermouth, Cumberland, England.1 He gained the rank of Master's Mate in 1787 in the service of the Royal Navy, on board H.M.A.V. Bounty.5 On 28 October 1788 he lead the infamous mutiny, taking over the Bounty, and sailing it back to Tahiti, and then on to Pitcairn Island.5 He was named for his great-grandfather, Jacob Fletcher, a member of the Fletchers of Cockermouth Hall.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5

      Source: the peerage.com


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