Solomon Flagler

8 May 1760–24 November 1839 (Age 79)
Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Solomon

When Solomon Flagler was born on 8 May 1760, in Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, Zacharias Flagler, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Barton, was 30. He married Esther Elizabeth Ostrom in April 1780, in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Clinton, Dutchess, New York, United States in 1810. He died on 24 November 1839, in Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pittsbury Presbyterian Churchyard, Washington Hollow, Pleasant Valley, Dutchess, New York, United States.

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Solomon Flagler
Esther Elizabeth Ostrom
Marriage: April 1780
Sarah Flagler
Daniel Flagler
Zachariah S. Flagler
Maria S. Flagler
John S. Flagler
Lovina Flagler
Rev. Isaac Flagler
Pamela V. Flagler
Margaret Flagler
Esther Flagler
Solomon Flagler
Henry Flagler
Esther Flagler
Solomon Flagler

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April 1780
Pleasant Valley, Dutchess, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 16

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 21

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker or user of threshing flails, from an agent derivative of Middle High German vlegel ‘flail’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Solomon Flagler, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Solomon Flagg in entry for Solomon Flagg, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Solomon Flagler in entry for Henry Flagler, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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