Green Flake

6 June 1828–20 October 1903 (Age 75)
Lilesville, Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Green

Green Flake was born on 6 June 1828, in Lilesville, Anson, North Carolina, United States. He married Martha Ann Morris about 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Presto, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 20 October 1903, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Union Fort Cemetery, Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Green Flake
Martha Ann Morris
Marriage: about 1852
Lucinda Vilate Flake
Abraham Flake
Caroline Litchford
Cordelia Martha Litchford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 18
    Earliest Grave: Pvt Samuel Boley BIRTH\t25 Dec 1824 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA DEATH\t23 Jul 1846 (aged 21) Bartlett, Fremont County, Iowa, USA BURIAL\tUnion Cemetery Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA PLOT\tMemorial Marker MEMORIAL ID\t25852257
    Age 35
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Green Flake History

    Green Flake Green Flake was born in January 1828 in Anson County, North Carolina. He was the Slave of James Madison Flake, a Southerner who converted to the Church. Green was given to James and Agnes …

    Sources (34)

    • Agness Flake, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
    • Abraham Green Flake in entry for Abraham Flake, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Green Flake, "United States Census, 1850"

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