George Flint

Male1825–March 1887

Brief Life History of George

George Flint was born in 1825, in Adderbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Cross on 7 September 1845, in Adderbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died in March 1887, at the age of 62, and was buried in Adderbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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George Flint
Mary Cross
Marriage: 7 September 1845
David Flint
Jane Elizabeth Flint
George Flint
Sarah Ann Flint
Emily Flint

Sources (6)

  • George Flint in household of George Flint, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George Flint, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Hoye Flint in entry for George Flint, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 September 1845Adderbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 5

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 8

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


    Age 18

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint (from Old and Middle English, Low German flint), or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual, metaphorically as hard as flint.

    Welsh: habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave its name to the old county of Flintshire.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.

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

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