Eris Jessie Flint

5 September 1926–30 September 2007 (Age 81)
Braintree, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Eris Jessie

When Eris Jessie Flint was born on 5 September 1926, in Braintree, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, Myron Parker Flint Jr, was 22 and her mother, Hila Maxine Cook, was 21. She married Leon Earl Thurston on 1 August 1946, in Northfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. She died on 30 September 2007, in Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Braintree, Orange, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leon Earl Thurston
Eris Jessie Flint
Marriage: 1 August 1946

Spouse and Children

1 August 1946
Northfield, Washington, Vermont, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Ernest Gilbert Flint



    Elaine Joyce Flint


    Elizabeth Janette Flint


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 3

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 22

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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)

  • Eris J Flint in household of Hila M Flint, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eris J Flint in household of Myron P Flint Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fris in entry for Eugene Warren Preston and Nancyann Thurston, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"

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