Sarah Ann Flint

28 March 1847–
Broome, Schoharie, New York, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Flint was born on 28 March 1847, in Broome, Schoharie, New York, United States, her father, Ephraim Flint, was 39 and her mother, Hannah Boughton, was 30. She married Seth Edson in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Colesville, Broome, New York, United States in 1855 and Windsor, Broome, New York, United States in 1870.

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Seth Edson
Sarah Ann Flint
Carrie Edson

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New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 34

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Sarah Flint in household of Ephram Flint, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Sarah Flint in household of Ephram Flint, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Ann Flint in household of Ephriam Flint, "United States Census, 1850"

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