Richard 5 Flynt

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Personal and Family Information

Richard was born on 20 MAR 1779 in Virginia, the son of Richard 4 Flynt and Sally Martin.

He died on 27 JUL 1844 in Hardeman County, Tennessee.

His wife was Eleanor Clayton, who he married on 29 SEP 1807 in Stokes County, North Carolina. Their ten known children were Stephen Clayton (1808-1869), Sarah Martin (1810-1885), Elizabeth D. (1812-<1844), Charity Caroline (1815-1870), Fountain F (1817-c1861), Lousia (1820-1820), Joseph B (1821-1847), Mary P (1824-1871), Richard Jr (1826-1857) and Susan Ann (1831-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Richard 5 Flynt
(1779-1844)

 

Richard 4 Flynt
(c1750-c1781)

 

Richard 3 Flynt
(1720-1792)

 

Richard 2 Flynt
(1680-<1752)

+
   

Elizabeth Reeves
(->1740)

 
   

Ann Perry
(-c1751)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Sally Martin
(-1824)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth20 MAR 1779
Place: Virginia
Address: Obit states born Virginia and raised in Stokes County, NorthCarolina
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

Obit-Flynt, Richard 1844, Eleanor 1839
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Death27 JUL 1844
Place: Hardeman County, Tennessee
Age: 65 per obit
Address: per obit
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Obit-Flynt, Richard 1844, Eleanor 1839
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CensusFROM 1790 TO 1840
Place: VA, NC and TN
Address: search Richard Flynt on Ancestry. com see obit for places and time spans each place
Census, Flynt Richard, search 1790-1840
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Obit-Flynt, Richard 1844, Eleanor 1839
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Census1820
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Address: page 21, Lincoln County, Roll 123
Agency: Index to 1820 Census, Bentley, 1981
Census, Flynt Richard, search 1790-1840
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Census1830
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Age: between 40 and 50
Address: Lincoln County page 277 Family number 14 Elizabeth Flint is Family number 13, Martin's Widow Index, Middle Tennessee Census
Cause: US Census 1830
Census, Flynt Richard, search 1790-1840
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See Note 2
Census1840
Place: Hardeman County, Tennessee
Age: 60-69
Address: Hardeman County page 283 next to son in law Joel Ferguson and daughter Sarah
Cause: Census 1840
Census, Flynt Richard, search 1790-1840
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See Note 3
BurialJUL 1844
Place: Hardeman County, Tennessee
Age: 65 calculated
Address: Mt Comfort Cemetery, 4.6 miles west of Hickory Valley, Hardeman County,Tennessee. In 1827 had both Church and Campground on site. N35° 09.886’ W89° 10.727’ http://www.bookofbowie.net/MtComfort.html
Cemetery Records of Hardeman County Tennessee, Vol VI http://files.usgwarchives.org/tn/hardeman/cemeteries/mtcomfort.txt
Source: Cemetery Records of Hardeman County Tennessee, Vol VI http://files.usgwarchives.org/tn/hardeman/cemeteries/mtcomfort.txt
Publisher: http://www.bookofbowie.net/MtComfort.html

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ProbateOCT 1866
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: drawer 3, folio 17, roll 27
Woodruff County Loose Probate Records Flynt, Mary C and Eugenia
Source: Woodruff County Loose Probate Records Flynt, Mary C and Eugenia
Authors: Woodruff County Arkansas
Date: 12 MAR 1866

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 names wife, children, and step children
Will - Flynt, Thomas 1817
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Will1844
Place: Hardeman County, Tennessee
Type: Document
Address: 1844 wb 3-187 Hardeman
Agency: copy rec'd 11/28/97 from Hardeman county Clerk
Will - Flynt, Richard 1844
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Other Event1805
Place: Davidson Cty, Tenn
Type: Tax list
Address: First of Flynt Family found in Tennessee Index to Early Tennessee Tax Lsts, Sistler, 1977 Obit & marriage places Richard 5 and Eleanor in Stokes County NC until 1808
Other EventFROM 1812 TO 1814
Place: Stokes Co., NC
Type: Military Service
Address: First Regiment; from "The Militia of North Carolina in 1812 and 1814" published in pursuance of the resolutions General Assembly of January 28,1851 under the direction of the Adjutant General; Raleigh; printed by Ch C. Raboteau at the Times Office 1851 ;
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Other Event1812
Place: Giles County, Tennessee
Type: Tax list
Address: with Abijah, Martin, & Meriday Flynt
Agency: Index to Early Tennessee Tax Lsts, Sistler, 1977
Other Event9 NOV 1816
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Type: Deed
Address: from William Polk
Cause: Deed of converance to Richard Flint for 373 Acres
Agency: proven by Martin Flint and Perry Flint
First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tennessee
Source: First County Court Minutes of Lincoln County Tennessee
Authors: Marsh, 1989

Other EventJUL 1818
Place: Lincoln County, Tennessee
Type: Will
Address: Will Book and Inventories 1810 Executor, Martin's will
Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
Source: Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
Authors: Marsh 1989

See Note 6

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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.

[NI1409] The family of Haston Flynt, who died in 1804, moved to Giles County, Tennessee.

They had three children. Meredith Flynt, first cousin to Haston, was appointed guardian of the children.

Meredith died in Giles County in 1814 and James McDonald was appointed their guardian. News & Echoes, April 1989, p. 7.

Note 2

White Males: 1 under 5, 1 bet 5-10, 1 bet 10-15, 1 bet 20-30,1 bet 40-50

White Females 1 under 5, 1 bet 5-10, 3 bet 15-20, 1 bet 40-50

9 slaves

next to Elizabeth Flint

Note 3

Males 1 under 5 1 bet 15-19, 1 bet 20-29, 1 bet 60-70

Females 1 bet 10-15, 1 bet 15-19, 1 bet 20-29

7 slaves

7 free while persons

total all persons 14

Note 4

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 5

Stream of History, Vol X, July 1972 No 3.

Jackson County Historical Society, Newport Arkansas

Inventory of Probate Papers of Jackson County Arkansas,

Box 137, Circuit Clerk Office

Flynt, Richard.

Bond of Mary E. Flynt, 1-21-1861 as guardian of Louisa E.C., Eugene, and Cordelia Flynt of Jackson Co. Minors, heirs of Richard Flynt, dec, of Hardeman Co. Tenn in right of their father Fountain F Flynt, dec.

Note 6

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 same. signed April 12, 1818.

Executors: Richard Flynt and John C Flynt

Witness: John Davis and Nancy Clayton

Proven July 20, 1818

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. Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
    Source: Wills and Inventories of Lincoln County, Tennessee, 1810-1921
    Authors: Marsh 1989
  4. Cemetery Records of Hardeman County Tennessee, Vol VI http://files.usgwarchives.org/tn/hardeman/cemeteries/mtcomfort.txt
    Source: Cemetery Records of Hardeman County Tennessee, Vol VI http://files.usgwarchives.org/tn/hardeman/cemeteries/mtcomfort.txt
    Publisher: http://www.bookofbowie.net/MtComfort.html
  5. Woodruff County Loose Probate Records Flynt, Mary C and Eugenia
    Source: Woodruff County Loose Probate Records Flynt, Mary C and Eugenia
    Authors: Woodruff County Arkansas
    Date: 12 MAR 1866