Elisha Milam Flack

3 September 1837–22 January 1917 (Age 79)
Todd, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary 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, Todd, 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 Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

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World Events (8)

Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State
Age 13
According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
Age 24
Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably from Middle English flack, flak ‘turf’, ‘sod’ (as found in the place name Flatmoor, in Cambridgeshire), and hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a turf cutter.2 North German: topographic name probably derived from a lost word denoting stagnant water.

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

Sources (23)

  • Elesia Flack in household of Andrew Flack, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elisha Flack in household of A B Flack, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elisha M Flack, "United States Census, 1870"

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