Mary E. R. PENN


Personal and Family Information

Mary was born on 21 APR 1828 in Tennessee, the daughter of unknown parents.

She died on 17 JUN 1911 in Marshall County, Mississippi.

Her husband was Fountain F Flynt, who she married on 12 DEC 1843 in Marshall County, Mississippi. Their three known children were Louisa E. C. (1844-1866), Mary Cordelia D. (1849->1866) and Eugenia (c1862-?).


Birth21 APR 1828
Place: Tennessee
Type: 1850 Census Miss
Death17 JUN 1911
Place: Marshall County, Mississippi
Census18 OCT 1850
Place: Marshall County, Mississippi
Age: 22 born Tenn
Address: dwelling 470 family 470
Agency: 1850 census Mississippi
See Note 2
Probate21 JAN 1861
Place: Jackson County, Arkansas
Type: Probate
Address: From the Stream of History, Vol X, July 1972 No 3. Jackson County Historical Society Inventory of Probate Papers of Jackson County Arkansas, Box 137, Circuit Clerk Bond of Mary E Flynt in right of Fountain F Flynt, dec.
See Note 3


Note 1

There is very likely a connection between Mary Penn wife of Fountain Flynt and Louisa Penn 1795-1859- mother of John P Penn.

Louisa E C Flynt and Louisa Penn both buried Augusta. All were in Marshall County Mississipi 1840 - 1850--- in 1840 Louisa Penn seems to be widow, son john 2 older sisters in Bay twp of Jackson Cty Ark in 1850- he remains until death in 1894. Similair names run in both Penn and Flynt ----Louisa and Cordelia.

Also note that Conner seems to mix in also --boarder with JP Penn 1880 and neighbors in Marshall Cty Miss 1850.

see several at

Note 2

1850 Marshall County Mississippi

Fountain Flint, age 32 male, farmer, $600 real estate, born Tenn,

Mary Flint, age 22 female, born Tenn

L. E. C. Flint, age 5 , female, born Miss

Mary C.D. Fling, age 1 female born Miss

Note 3

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.

Flynt, Richard.

Mary named as guardian of her two children