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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James A Flippin
Mary Josephine Bennett
Marriage: 5 January 1860
Asa Allen Flippin

Spouse and Children


    Mary Josephine Bennett


5 January 1860
Putnam, Tennessee, United States


    Asa Allen Flippin


Parents and Siblings




    Margaret Elizabeth Flippin


    Mary Susan Flippin


    Ellen Jane Flippin


    Thomas Henry FLIPPIN


+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.

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.