Elisha Milam Flack

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

The Life 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
1837–1917
Lucy Bell Hickman
1852–1936
Marriage: 1 November 1871
Georgia Ann Flack
1873–1933
Mary Thompson Flack
1874–1953
Pattie Flack
1876–1955
Nellie Flack
1880–
Lt. Lawson Bornemann Flack
1885–1918
Agnes Baylor Flack
1890–1984

Spouse and Children

    Male1837–1917Male

    Lucy Bell Hickman

    Female1852–1936Female

MARRIAGE
1 November 1871
Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
children

(6)

    Georgia Ann Flack

    Female1873–1933Female

    Female1874–1953Female

    Female1876–1955Female

    Nellie Flack

    Female1880–Female

    Lt. Lawson Bornemann Flack

    Male1885–1918Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

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.
1861

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 (3)

  • 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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