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.
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 .
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