Lydia Flint

22 January 1846–19 June 1926 (Age 80)
Middleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Lydia

When Lydia Flint was born on 22 January 1846, in Middleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Flint Sr., was 30 and her mother, Mary Spencer, was 32. She married James Martin on 16 November 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Ava, Oneida, New York, United States in 1855 and Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 19 June 1926, in Farr West, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Martin
Lydia Flint
Marriage: 16 November 1868
Mary Ellen Martin
Ada Martin
Lydia Ann Martin
Clara Martin
Elizabeth Martin
James Martin
George Martin
Pearl Martin
Pheba Martin
Alta Martin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1850 · Belle Vue Gaol Opens
    Age 4
    Belle Vue Gaol was a Victorian prison in Gorton, Manchester. The living conditions for the prisoners were horrible. It was intended to be a prison for both males and females and also became a military prison.  In 1892, the prison was demolished.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 21
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Early Religious Life in England

    While it is a popular story told within the family, it is good to take note that there is very little, if any, corroborating evidence that Robert Flint and his family were baptized with the United Bre …

    Sources (16)

    • Lydia Martin in household of James Martin, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lydia Flint Martin, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Lydia Martin in household of James Martin, "United States Census, 1910"

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