Gideon Flint

Male25 July 1729–12 March 1764

Brief Life History 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 Jennings, 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
Sarah Walcott
Marriage: 5 November 1753
Prudence Flint
Lydia Flint
John Flint
Nathan Flint
Abigail Flint

Sources (20)

  • Gideon Flint, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Gideon Flint, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Gideon Fflint, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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  • Marriage
    5 November 1753
  • Children (5)

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    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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