William James Flatt

8 April 1855–9 December 1916 (Age 61)
Van Zandt, Texas, United States

The Life 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" Orlena or Armanie Curtis, was 23. He married Lockey A Tipton in 1878, in Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States. 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
Lockey A Tipton
Marriage: 1878
Delitha Arizona Flatt
Mary Nora Flatt
America E Flatt
William Truman Flatt
Emmit Clarence Flatt

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Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 6

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 17

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly East Anglia): topographic name for someone who lived on a flat, a patch of level or lowlying ground (Old Norse flat, flōt).2 South German: variant of Flath 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wm J Flatt in household of Albert Flatt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm Flatt in household of Alvin Flatt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William J Flatt, "United States Census, 1880"

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