John Jake Freeman Flannagin

8 August 1872–24 January 1964 (Age 91)
Lawrence, Alabama, United States

The Life of John Jake Freeman

When John Jake Freeman Flannagin was born on 8 August 1872, in Lawrence, Alabama, United States, his father, John F Flannagin, was 41 and his mother, Mary Jane Jarrett, was 20. He married Mary Elizabeth Hand on 5 September 1898, in Winston, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 January 1964, in Moulton, Lawrence, Alabama, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Landersville, Lawrence, Alabama, United States.

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John Jake Freeman Flannagin
Mary Elizabeth Hand
Marriage: 5 September 1898
William F. E. Flannagin
Rosa Lee Flannagin
Pearlie R. Flannagin
Albert Eugene Flannagin
John L.C. Flannagin
Lelar Mae Flannagin

Spouse and Children

5 September 1898
Winston, Alabama, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    John F Flannagin


    Mary Jane Jarrett




    Joseph Berry Flannagin



    Elizabeth Lucinda "Bettie" Flannigan


    Peggy Ann Flannagin


    George Flannagin


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 3

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Flanagan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Flannagan in household of John Flannagan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John F Flannigan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John F Flannagan, "United States Census, 1910"

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