Susan Elizabeth Flynn

12 November 1885–18 October 1997 (Age 112)
Pulaski, Ripley, Missouri, United States

The Life of Susan Elizabeth

When Susan Elizabeth Flynn was born on 12 November 1885, in Pulaski, Ripley, Missouri, United States, her father, Luther Flynn, was 29 and her mother, Victoria Ann Patterson, was 28. She married Fred Lincoln Nelson on 18 August 1906, in Waynesville, Pulaski, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Brown Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Benton Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 October 1997, in Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 111.

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Family Time Line

Fred Lincoln Nelson
Susan Elizabeth Flynn
Marriage: 18 August 1906
John Otto Nelson
Girl Nelson
Emma V Nelson
Leo Nelson
Fred Leon Nelson

Spouse and Children

18 August 1906
Waynesville, Pulaski, Missouri, United States



    Girl Nelson



    Leo Nelson


    Fred Leon Nelson


Parents and Siblings

    Luther Flynn


    Victoria Ann Patterson




    Elmer Flynn


    Lelia Edith Flynn



    Goldie Ethel Flynn


    Ida J Flynn


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 19

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn ‘descendant of Flann ’, a byname meaning ‘red(dish)’, ‘ruddy’. There were families of this name in various parts of Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan E Flynn in household of Luther Flynn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Susie Nelson in household of Fred Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Susie Nelson in household of Fred Nelson, "United States Census, 1910"

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