William James Flatt

Brief Life History of William James

When William James Flatt was born on 8 April 1855, in Van Zandt, Texas, United States, his father, Alvin Albert Flatt, was 29 and his mother, Anna "Betty" Armanie Curtis, was 23. He married Locky A. Tipton about 1878. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Calf Creek Township, Searcy, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Maxwell, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 9 December 1916, in Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Maxwell Cemetery, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States.

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William James Flatt
Locky A. Tipton
Marriage: about 1878
Telitha Arizona Flatt
Mary Nora Flatt
America E Flatt
William Truman Flatt
Emmit Clarence Flatt

Sources (7)

  • Wm J Flatt in household of Albert Flatt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William James Flatt - Individual or family possessions: birth: 8 April 1855; Texas, United States
  • Wm Fladd in entry for J P Farmer and Zona Fladd, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): topographic name for someone who lived on a flat, a patch of level or low-lying ground, from Middle English flat ‘level ground, plain’ (Old Norse flatr).

South German: variant of Flath 2.

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

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