Martin Flynt

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Personal and Family Information

Martin was born on 3 FEB 1773 in Albermarle County, Virginia, the son of Richard 4 Flynt and Sally Martin.

He died on 27 JUL 1818 in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

His wife was Elizabeth Clayton, who he married in BEF 1801 in Stokes County, North Carolina. Their five known children were John C (1802-1838), Thornton (1804->1880), Hastin (1806->1880), Thomas (1815-?) and Norris (1818-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Martin Flynt
(1773-1818)

 

Richard 4 Flynt
(c1750-c1781)

 

Richard 3 Flynt
(1720-1792)

 

Richard 2 Flynt
(1680-<1752)

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Elizabeth Reeves
(->1740)

 
   

Ann Perry
(-c1751)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Sally Martin
(-1824)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth3 FEB 1773
Place: Albermarle County, Virginia
Flynt Family History and Genelogy Online ......not reliable.... but source notes have usable info.
Source: Flynt Family History and Genelogy Online ......not reliable.... but source notes have usable info.
Authors: Lorien Gunsallus, FlyntPage@aol.com ......not reliable.... but source notes have usable info.
Publisher: http://members.tripod.com/flyntgenealogy/ Flynt,wwwNotes.mwd www.fmoran.com/flynt.html

Death27 JUL 1818
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Burial1818
Place: buried probably in Lincoln Cty, Tenn
Cause: will and Inventory probated July 1818
Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
Source: Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
Authors: Marsh 1989

Will26 AUG 1804
Place: Stokes County, North Carolina
Type: Document
Address: executor of will Hastin Flynt
Will - Flynt, Hastin 1804
media

Will17 JUL 1817
Place: Stokes County, North Carolina
Type: Document
Address: named and executor in will of stepfather/uncle Thomas Flynt Wiil Book 3, page 137 familysearch.org NC Probate Records 1735-1970, images 99-100
Will - Flynt, Thomas 1817
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Will12 APR 1818
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Type: Document
Address: Page 245 Inventory of Martin Flynt, deceased Page 270, Martin Flynt, deceased.
Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
Source: Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
Authors: Marsh 1989
Citation Date: 1818
Page: 245 and 270
Event: Inventory and Will
Role: deceased

See Note 3
See Note 4
Other Event1812
Place: Giles County, Tennessee
Type: Tax List
Address: with Abijah, Richard, & Meriday Flynt
Agency: Index to Early Tennessee Tax Lsts, Sistler, 1977
Other EventFROM 7 AUG 1815 TO 4 NOV 1816
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Type: Occupation
Address: Overseer of road
Cause: Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tenn
First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tennessee
Source: First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tennessee
Authors: Marsh, 1989

See Note 5
Other Event9 NOV 1816
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Type: Deed
Address: Deed 373 acres from William Polk
Cause: proved deed with Perry Flint, for Richard Flint
First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tennessee
Source: First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tennessee
Authors: Marsh, 1989

Other Event

Multimedia

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Will-Clayton...

Notes

Note 1

Martin FLYNT [NI1405] Listed on 1800 Stokes County North Carolina U.S. Census with one child under 10;

went to Davidson County, Tennessee in 1805;

bought land on Lynn Creek in Giles County on 28 December 1810.

On Giles County Tax list 1812,

served in Davis Battalion, West Tennessee Militia, War of 1812,

sold land in Giles County 5 August 1814 and moved to Lincoln County; made last will and testament on 20 July 1818.

Widow Elizabeth Clayton Flynt listed on 1820 Lincoln County Census with eight children.

Note 2

Sally Martin in 1772, M1 Richard4 issue 4 children.

Then Feb 1782, M2 his brother Thomas 4 and issue 7 children

Named in Thomas Flynt will in 1817 which also names children from both marriages.

Note 3

Page 245 Inventory of Martin Flynt, deceased

July 27, 1818 Richard Flynt Executor

Page 270, Martin Flynt, deceased. Wife Elizabeth Flynt. mentiions his sons and daughters, but not by name. signed April 12, 1818.

Executors: Richard Flynt and John C Flynt

Witness: John Davis and Nancy Clayton

Proven July 20, 1818

Note 4

Will of Martin Flynt Sex: M ID: I52080 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

1818 Apr 12 - Lincoln Co., Tenn. Will of Martin Flynt:
In the name of God, Amen, I Martin Flynt of Lincoln County and state of Tennessee being weak in the body but perfect mind and memory do constitute this my last will and testamony in the manner and for following;
vis.
I give and bequeath to my beloved wife, Elizabeth the house and land which I now live on and all the negroes and stock of every description during her natural life or widowhood except each child is to have a negro about the same age as they marry or come of age and also a horse and cow and bed and furniture And it is also my wish for my sons all to have negro boys and my daughters negro girls if the negroes are not of equal value, for them of the lowest value to have some other property to make them all equal. I do also appoint Richard FIynt and John C. Flynt Executors of the above will given under my hand this 12th day of
April 1818.
Martin Flynt
John Davis
Nancy Clayton, Witnesses
1818 Jun 20 - Lincoln Co.,Tenn. The above will was probated

Marriage 1 Elizabeth Clayton b: ABT 1783 in Surry Co. NC

Note 5

Monday 7 August 1815

Page 174, Martin Flint appointed overseer of the road from the old state line to the new and call on the hands that formerly belonged to said bounds under Alexander Cowan and Larkin Stuart.

Page 176, Ordered by the court that Martin Flint be overseer of a road in the room of Larkin Stuart, resigned, from the old state line and to the new and call on the hands here to fore under Larkin Stuart.

Monday 4 Nov 1816

Page 242. John Holzhouser is appointed overseer of a road in the room of Martin Flint, resigned.

Sources

  1. Flynt Family History and Genelogy Online ......not reliable.... but source notes have usable info.
    Source: Flynt Family History and Genelogy Online ......not reliable.... but source notes have usable info.
    Authors: Lorien Gunsallus, FlyntPage@aol.com ......not reliable.... but source notes have usable info.
    Publisher: http://members.tripod.com/flyntgenealogy/ Flynt,wwwNotes.mwd www.fmoran.com/flynt.html
  2. First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tennessee
    Source: First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tennessee
    Authors: Marsh, 1989
  3. First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tennessee
    Source: First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tennessee
    Authors: Marsh, 1989
  4. Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
    Source: Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
    Authors: Marsh 1989
  5. Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
    Source: Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
    Authors: Marsh 1989
    Citation Date: 1818
    Page: 245 and 270
    Event: Inventory and Will
    Role: deceased