James A Flippin

16 June 1835–11 July 1899 (Age 64)
Henry, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James A

When James A Flippin was born on 16 June 1835, in Henry, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Baugh Flippin, was 17 and his mother, Agnes Wilson Adams, was 19. He married Mary Josephine Bennett on 5 January 1860, in Putnam, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Titus, Texas, United States in 1850 and Justice Precinct 1, Hopkins, Texas, United States in 1860. He died on 11 July 1899, in Hopkins, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Old Saltillo Cemetery, Saltillo, Hopkins, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James A Flippin
1835–1899
Mary Josephine Bennett
1838–1908
Marriage: 5 January 1860
Asa Allen Flippin
1861–1933

Spouse and Children

    Male1835–1899Male

    Mary Josephine Bennett

    Female1838–1908Female

MARRIAGE
5 January 1860
Putnam, Tennessee, United States
children

(1)

    Asa Allen Flippin

    Male1861–1933Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Male1835–1899Male

    Margaret Elizabeth Flippin

    Female1842–1926Female

    Mary Susan Flippin

    Female1844–1844Female

    Ellen Jane Flippin

    Female1845–1917Female

    Thomas Henry FLIPPIN

    Male1848–1928Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 9

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1846

Age 11

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 26

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Flippen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Flippin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Flippin in household of Allan Flippin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Allen Flippin, "Find A Grave Index"

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