James Madison Flake

22 June 1815–23 May 1850 (Age 34)
Lilesville, Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of James Madison

When James Madison Flake was born on 22 June 1815, in Lilesville, Anson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jordan Flake, was 51 and his mother, Faithy Elizabeth Hanna, was 31. He married Agnes Haley Love on 2 October 1838, in Lilesville, Anson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1845. He died on 23 May 1850, in San Joaquin, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Vallejo Township, Sonoma, California, United States.

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James Madison Flake
Agnes Haley Love
Marriage: 2 October 1838
William Jordan Flake
Charles Love Flake
Thomas Flake
Richmond Flake
Samuel B Flake
Frederick Flake
Sarah James Flake

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 October 1838Lilesville, Anson, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 10
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    German: topographic name mostly in northwestern Germany for someone who lived near a swamp (compare Flak ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Biography of John Daniel Holladay (1826-1909) published 1904

    [Note: This biography comes from the book, "History of Utah: Biographical" by Orson Ferguson Whitney, Volume IV-Biographical, 1904, pp. 401-402, and is transcribed from the original by J.W. Christen …

    Sources (18)

    • Jas M Flake, "United States Census, 1840"
    • James Madison Flake in entry for William Jordon Flake, "Arizona, Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • James Flake, "United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850"

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