Richard Flynt Dodson


Personal and Family Information

Richard was born on 27 Mar 1851 in Tennessee, the son of Robert T. Dodson and Mary P Flynt.

He died on 7 Aug 1874 in Lonoke County, Arkansas.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Richard Flynt Dodson


Robert T. Dodson


Mary P Flynt


Richard 5 Flynt


Richard 4 Flynt


Sally Martin


Eleanor Clayton


John Sr Clayton


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Birth27 MAR 1851
Place: Tennessee
Death7 AUG 1874
Place: Lonoke County, Arkansas
Census12 JUN 1860
Place: Prairie County, Arkansas
Age: 9 born Tennessee
Address: dwelling 86 family 90 Robt T Dodson, age 36 male farmer, real estate $6,000 personal estate $1300 born Tennessee Mary P " age 36 female house wife born Tennessee Margart age 16, female, laborer, born Tennessee James K Dodson abe 13 male born Tennessee Richard " age 8 male, born Tennessee Thomas age 5 male , born Tennessee Caroline age 2 female born Tennessee
Census25 AUG 1870
Place: Prairie County, Arkansas
Age: 19 born Tennessee
Address: Lonoke Twp, dwelling 72 family 72 R T Dotson, age 47 mw , farmer, $3700, $500, born Tenn MP Dotson age 44 fw, keeping house born Tenn Richd Dotson age 19, mw in school born Tenn Olivia Gault age 3 fw born Ark Julia Manard age 14 fw school, born Ark Lewis Banks age 21 mw laborer born Va


Note 1

From the Bolivar Bulletin (Hardeman Co.), August 21, 1874 page 3 of 4; Bottom of first column; Richard Flynt Dodson, age 23 years, died at Lonoke, Arkansas on the 7th instant. Deceased was a native of this county. He was a devoted member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church.

Courtesy of Sandra Moore: “newspaper in Lonoke …” August 13, 1873 (must be a typo and supposed to be 1874) ; Departed this life on the 7th, Richard Flynt Dodson, age 23 years. He was born near Whiteville, Hardeman Co., Tn., March 27, 1851.