Lewis Flint

1786–
Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Lewis

Lewis Flint was born in 1786, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. He married Mary Jackson on 12 March 1805, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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Lewis Flint
1786–
Mary Jackson
1790–1853
Marriage: 12 March 1805

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MARRIAGE
12 March 1805
Harrison, West Virginia, United States

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 33

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English and German: topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint, Old English, Low German flint, or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual.2 Welsh: habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave its name to the old county of Flintshire.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis Flint, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"
  • Lewis Flint, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Lewis Flint, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"

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