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Photographs - Fly, Flythe Families

 

Rev. John Fly Headstone

Rev John Fly Tombstone

 

Children of George Washington Flythe (1836 Northampton Co., NC - 1915 Screven Co., Georgia)

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Thomas Jefferson Flythe & Mary Gilliam

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Children of Thomas Jefferson Flythe & wife, Mary Gilliam

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Children of Thomas Jefferson Flythe & wife, Minnie Chesterfieldia Crump

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Braxton Flythe & wife, Martha Elizabeth Vaughn

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The Braxton Flythe Home Over the Years, Northampton Co., NC

               

Footprints in Northampton 1741-1776-1976
The Flythe House

THE FLYTHE HOUSE is located near “Cross Lox” where the Severn-Boykins highway crosses the Murfreesboro-Margarettsville Road. The house was built by Braxton Flythe. The construction was begun before the Civil War and completed after the war. The substantial home sits on a sloping hill.

The two-story eight-room white clapboard house is of classic Georgian design. It has two large outside chimneys, five windows across the front and a simple Federal style stoop at the entrance, supported by 14-15-inch square pillars. The top front of the stoop is in the form of a pointed arch.

A small entrance hall separates two large rooms. Five rooms are downstairs and three upstairs. The stairway leads from the entrance hall. A piazza or colonnade leading to an off-kitchen has been enclosed and the old kitchen has been converted into an office. Originally the room over the present kitchen and dining room was used as a schoolroom.

The floors are of the original pine boards and the wainscotting is of simple classic design.

After Braxton Flythe's death, his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. James T. Stanford, owned the house. John Henry Samuel Britt purchased it in 1920 or 1921. At his death it was owned by his son, Julian Jesse Britt. Since 1961 it has been owned by Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Edwards, Mrs. Edwards being a daughter of Julian Jesse Britt who designated that his other heirs be paid their share of the place by Mr. and Mrs. Edwards. The home shows evidence of being well-kept by its owners.

There was once a racetrack at the home site of Braxton Flythe's father directly across the road from the Edwards place.

Children of  Braxton Flythe & wife, Martha Elizabeth Vaughn

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Son of John J. Flythe & Sarah Pigg Bascomb

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Son of Thomas Jefferson Fly & Mary Eliza Thigpen

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Miscellaneous Photographs

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Joe Flythe Letter Page1 Joe Flythe Letter Page2 Joe Flythe Letter Page3

Joseph Thomas Flythe Letter to His Sister

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