Elisha Milam Flack

Brief Life History of Elisha Milam

When Elisha Milam Flack was born on 3 September 1837, in Todd, Kentucky, United States, his father, Andrew Boyd Flack, was 27 and his mother, Mary Thomas McGlasson, was 22. He married Lucy Bell Hickman on 1 November 1871, in Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Trenton, Christian, Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 22 January 1917, in Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States.

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Elisha Milam Flack
Lucy Bell Hickman
Marriage: 1 November 1871
Georgia Ann Flack
Mary Thompson Flack
Pattie Flack
Nellie Flack
Lt. Lawson Bornemann Flack
Agnes Baylor Flack

Sources (24)

  • Elesia Flack in household of Andrew Flack, "United States Census, 1860"
  • E. M. Hack, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • E... Milans Flack, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English flak ‘sod, turf, block of peat’ (as found in the placename Flatmoor, in Cambridgeshire, recorded as Flackemore in 1221 ), and hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a turf cutter. Compare Flagg 1.

English: variant of Fleck .

German: variant of Flak .

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

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