Hannah Flint

22 November 1840–12 December 1877 (Age 37)
Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Flint was born on 22 November 1840, in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Flint Sr., was 25 and her mother, Mary Spencer, was 26. She married William Beesley on 11 April 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 12 December 1877, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Beesley
Hannah Flint
Marriage: 11 April 1857
William George Beesley
Mary Elizabeth Beesley
John Beesley
Hannah Eliza Ann Beesley
Robert Heber Beesley Sr
Thomas Henry Beesley
Drucilla Beesley
James Laurence Beesley
Phoebe Ellen Beesley
Margaret Beesley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 14
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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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    History of William Beesley

    Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, volume, pages 222-224 Name: William Beesley Birth Date: 20 Oct 1833 Birth Place: Walton LeDale, Lancs, England Parents: George and Elizabeth (Bett …

    Sources (21)

    • Hannah Flint, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Hannah Flint in entry for George W Whipple and Drucilla Gailey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Hamiel Fluit in entry for Robert Heber Beesley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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