Cleo W Flynn

29 September 1917–September 1972 (Age 54)
Newberry, Cass Township, Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cleo W

When Cleo W Flynn was born on 29 September 1917, in Newberry, Cass Township, Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, James A. Flynn, was 44 and his mother, Jessie Olive Haskett, was 40. He married Rebecca Kennedy in 1937, in Newberry, Cass Township, Greene, Indiana, United States. He lived in Center Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died in September 1972, in Newberry, Cass Township, Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Worthington, Jefferson Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cleo W Flynn
1917–1972
Rebecca Kennedy
1920–2007
Marriage: 1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1937
Newberry, Cass Township, Greene, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1932

Age 15

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn ‘descendant of Flann ’, a byname meaning ‘red(dish)’, ‘ruddy’. There were families of this name in various parts of Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Millard C Flynn in household of James A Flynn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cleo Flynn in household of James A Flynn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cleo W Flynn, "Find A Grave Index"

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