Mary Virginia Flack

5 July 1910–7 March 2011 (Age 100)
Grassy Meadows, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Virginia

When Mary Virginia Flack was born on 5 July 1910, in Grassy Meadows, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Jackson Flack, was 28 and her mother, Lillian Constance Fink, was 24. She married Clifford Sylvester Welser on 12 August 1938, in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Cherry Valley, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 March 2011, in Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Clifford Sylvester Welser
Mary Virginia Flack
Marriage: 12 August 1938
Keith Ross Welser
Ronald S Welser

Spouse and Children

12 August 1938
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Tyree William Flack



    Howard Harold Flack


    Ralph L Flack


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 27

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably from Middle English flack, flak ‘turf’, ‘sod’ (as found in the place name Flatmoor, in Cambridgeshire), and hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a turf cutter.2 North German: topographic name probably derived from a lost word denoting stagnant water.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary V Flack in household of Henry Flack, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary L Flack in household of Henry J Flack, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary V Flack, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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