John Alonzo Flint

Brief Life History of John Alonzo

When John Alonzo Flint was born on 14 March 1813, in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, Leonard Flint, was 30 and his mother, Anna M Luce, was 27. He married Wealthy Green on 26 December 1841, in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 23 September 1873, in his hometown, at the age of 60.

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John Alonzo Flint
1813–1873
Wealthy Green
1827–1901
Marriage: 26 December 1841
Lucius Flint
1843–
Lucinda Flint
1851–1860
Lyman Flint
1855–1860
Lettie E Flint
1857–
Lora Flint
1860–1860

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  • John Alonzo Flint, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • John Alonzo Flint, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • John Alonzo Flint, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English and German: topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint (from Old and Middle English, Low German flint), or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual, metaphorically as hard as flint.

Welsh: habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave its name to the old county of Flintshire.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.

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

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