Virginia Orange Flynt


Personal and Family Information

Virginia was born on 6 Sep 1801 in Wilkes County, Georgia, the daughter of John Flynt and Sally Porter.

She died on 29 Apr 1858 in Georgia.

Her husband was Michael J Shehan, who she married on BEF 20 SEP 1838 in Georgia. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Virginia Orange Flynt


John Flynt


John Flynt


Richard 2 Flynt


Elizabeth Reeves




Sally Porter



Birth6 SEP 1801
Place: Wilkes County, Georgia
Death29 APR 1858
Place: Georgia
Age: 57
Census28 OCT 1850
Place: Taliaferro County, Georgia
Age: 49 born Georgia
Address: dwelling 351 family 351 with husband and step son
BurialAPR 1858
Place: Wilkes County, Georgia
Age: 57
Type: with parents
Address: JOHN Flynt CEMETERY Near Mt. Zion on highway 80, about 10 miles south of Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia
See Note 1


Note 1

Virginia O. Shean, wife of M. J. Shean, daughter of John and Sarah Flynt, born Wilkes County, Georgia, September 1801. Died April 29, 1858 in the 57th year of her life. (Was a Catholic). "She was perfectly resigned to the will of God. The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Blessed be the name of the Lord. She was once blooming as a flower, but now has faded by the hand of God. ‘Requiescat on Pace.' Res in peace."

inscriptions from markers in the John Flynt cemetery, located near Mt. Zion Methodist Church on Highway 80, Wilkes County, Georgia.