Gideon Flint

25 July 1729–12 March 1764 (Age 34)
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Gideon

When Gideon Flint was born on 25 July 1729, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Flint, was 48 and his mother, Lydia Ginnings, was 34. He married Sarah Walcott on 5 November 1753. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 March 1764, in Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 34, and was buried in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Flint
1729–1764
Sarah Walcott
1732–1764
Marriage: 5 November 1753
Prudence Flint
1754–
Lydia Flint
1757–1761
John Flint
1760–1832
Nathan Flint
1762–1851
Abigail Flint
1763–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1753
Mansfield, Tolland, Conn.
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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Name Meaning

1 English and German: topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint, Old English, Low German flint, or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual.2 Welsh: habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave its name to the old county of Flintshire.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gideon Fflint, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Gideon Flint, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Gideon in entry for Prudence Flint, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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