Thelma Flint

Brief Life History of Thelma

When Thelma Flint was born on 13 November 1901, in Magoffin, Kentucky, United States, her father, Winfield Scott Flint, was 21 and her mother, Nancy Jane McFarland, was 20. She married Alexander Hamilton Allen on 11 August 1927, in Inez, Martin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in United States in 1949 and Salyersville, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States in 1950. She died on 18 October 1993, in Johnson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Adamsville, Morgan, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Hamilton Allen
1901–1939
Thelma Flint
1901–1993
Marriage: 11 August 1927
Lola Jane Allen
1927–1927
Barbara Gayle Allen
1936–2013

Sources (13)

  • Thelma Allen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Thelma Flint, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Thelma Flint in entry for Robert Edmond Byrd Williams and Barbara Gayle Allen Kennedy, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1904 · The Black Patch War

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

English and German: topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint (from Old and Middle English, Low German flint), or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual, metaphorically as hard as flint.

Welsh: habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave its name to the old county of Flintshire.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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