Frank H Flagg

Brief Life History of Frank H

When Frank H Flagg was born in September 1865, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Francis Alphonse Flagg, was 22 and his mother, Martha Emily Barrus Barrows, was 25. He married Sara Maude Knowlton on 28 November 1890, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1920. He died after 1920.

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Frank H Flagg
1865–1920
Sara Maude Knowlton
1872–1920
Marriage: 28 November 1890
Gretchen Margueritte Flagg
1893–1910
Gardner Harlan Flagg
1895–1919
Joseph Tyler Flagg
1898–1980
Theodore Sargent Flagg
1902–1961

Sources (14)

  • Frank H Flagg in household of G T Carpenter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frank H. Flagg, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Frank H. Flagg, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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Name Meaning

habitational name from Middle English flag(ge) ‘turf, sod, block of peat’ (Old Norse flag). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived at a place where turves were cut, or toponymic, from a place so named, such as Flagg, Derbyshire. It may also be a nickname for someone who cut turves. Compare Flack .

habitational name from Middle English flagge ‘reed, rush’, for someone who lived in a place characterised by reeds, or perhaps for someone who cut reeds for thatch.

perhaps from Middle English flag(ge) ‘flagstone’ (Old Norse flaga), for someone who lived in a place where flagstones were found or quarried.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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