John Henry Flake

22 September 1884–1 May 1953 (Age 68)
Tippah, Mississippi, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Flake was born on 22 September 1884, in Tippah, Mississippi, United States, his father, William James Thomas Flake, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Newman, was 30. He married Bamma Falkner Harrison on 12 February 1911, in Tippah, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Beat 1, Tippah, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 May 1953, in Walnut, Tippah, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Walnut, Tippah, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Flake
1884–1953
Myrtle V. Matthews
1905–1996
Marriage: 25 October 1922
Murry Flake
1926–
Thelma Flake
1928–
Doris Flake
1929–
Kathleen Flake
1930–
Junior Flake
1932–
Barbara Flake
1934–
Shirley Flake
1936–
Marshall Steve Flake
1943–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 October 1922
Tippah, Mississippi, United States
children

(8)

    Murry Flake

    Male1926–Male

    Thelma Flake

    Female1928–Female

    Doris Flake

    Female1929–Female

    Kathleen Flake

    Female1930–Female

    Junior Flake

    Male1932–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William James Thomas Flake

    Male1854–1915Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Newman

    Female1854–1920Female

siblings

(9)

    Margaret Elizabeth Flake

    Female1877–1906Female

    Louise Flake

    Female1878–Female

    Robert Flake

    Male1880–1912Male

    Lee Daniel Flake

    Male1882–1958Male

    Male1884–1953Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name mostly in northwestern Germany for someone who lived near a swamp.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Flake, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Flake in household of William Flake, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H Flake, "United States Census, 1940"

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