Ezra Harvey Flint

26 May 1838–13 December 1866 (Age 28)
Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Ezra Harvey

When Ezra Harvey Flint was born on 26 May 1838, in Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, his father, Henry Flint, was 46 and his mother, Mary Sanborn, was 33. He married Mary Mandana Towle on 23 March 1859, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1855. He died on 13 December 1866, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Ezra Harvey Flint
Mary Mandana Towle
Marriage: 23 March 1859
Isabelle Clayton Flint
Mary Harvey Flint

Spouse and Children


    Mary Mandana Towle


23 March 1859
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


    Isabelle Clayton Flint


    Mary Harvey Flint


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World Events (4)

1841 · Dorr Rebellion

Age 3

The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 24

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint, Old English, Low German flint, or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual.2 Welsh: habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave its name to the old county of Flintshire.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ezra Flint in household of N S Edwards, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Ezra Harvey Flint, "Rhode Island, Providence County, Providence, Swan Point Cemetery Records, ca.1846-ca.1950"
  • Ezra Henry Flint, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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