William Milton Flack

Male7 December 1869–1 March 1947

Brief Life History of William Milton

When William Milton Flack was born on 7 December 1869, in Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, his father, James A. Flack, was 28 and his mother, Mary E. Baldwin, was 29. He married Lillian May Baldwin on 26 December 1899, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Douglas Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States for about 7 years. He died on 1 March 1947, in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Effingham, Effingham, Illinois, United States.

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William Milton Flack
Lillian May Baldwin
Marriage: 26 December 1899
Albert Milton Flack

Sources (16)

  • William Flack, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Flack, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • W M Flack, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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  • Marriage
    26 December 1899Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


    Age 2

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 21

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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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