Maria Flint

1798–1861 (Age 62)
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Maria

When Maria Flint was born in September 1798, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Thomas Flint, was 26 and her mother, Mary Huxford, was 24. She married Samuel Chipman Porter on 16 February 1825, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America. She died on 5 March 1861, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 62.

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Samuel Chipman Porter
Maria Flint
Marriage: 16 February 1825

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    Samuel Chipman Porter



16 February 1825
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America

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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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