Green Flake

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

Sources (51)

  • Agness Flake, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Green Flake, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Abraham Green Flake in entry for Lucinda Stevens, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

World Events (8)

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


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


Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

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 …

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