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.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Gideon Flint
Sarah Walcott
Marriage: 5 November 1753
Prudence Flint
Lydia Flint
John Flint
Nathan Flint
Abigail Flint

Spouse and Children

5 November 1753
Mansfield, Tolland, Conn.


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.