Hyrum Flint

17 July 1850–10 December 1851 (Age 1)
Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hyrum

When Hyrum Flint was born on 17 July 1850, in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Flint Sr., was 35 and his mother, Mary Spencer, was 36. He died on 10 December 1851, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

John Flint Sr.
Mary Spencer
Robert Flint
Hannah Flint
Sarah Flint
Lydia Flint
John Flint Jr
Hyrum Flint
Peter James Flint
Joseph Ephraim Flint
Phebe Ann Flint
Samuel Spencer Flint
William George Flint

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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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Story Highlight

Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England... The first home of John Flint Jr.

Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England lies among its sister communities in a unique setting... in that it boasts more rolling hills than other parts of the island. It is picturesque with its hedge growth a …

Sources (2)

  • Hyrum Flint, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Passenger list Ship Ellen for John Flint Sr. and family

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