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25. George FLYNN24,59 was born in 1803 in North Carolina.59

George first married Selia Gaugh [Celia Gough}, 18 May 1822, Stokes Co, NC. Richd Guymon was bondsman; R. D. Golding a witness.

He then married Frances Johnson in North Carolina in 1829. His presence in North Carolina is a bit odd. His father is known to have gone to Kentucky about 1811. If George was truly born about 1803, he certainly would not have been left behind. Did he go back to North Carolina at some point when he was of age? Or is he not a son of Laughlin?

Did George go first to Tennessee?
1830 Census. Sevier Co, TN
George Flynn, 1 male age 20-30 [he was 27]. 2 girls under age 5. 1 female age 20-30.
The two little girls weren't possible if had married Frances in Nov of 1929 in NC unless the little girls were not hers.

Some believe the Armstead Flynn living in Greene Co IN was a son of George - likely from an earlier marriage. He doesn't seem to belong George's brother Josiah. However, he isn't in the 1830 census with the George above and Armstead was born 1823 and should have been. Of course the Sevier Co TN seems not to be this George Flynn at all.

George & family also moved to Green Co IN in the 1830's.

1840 Census. Greene Co IN
George Flinn: 1m 5-10, 1m 15-20[probably Armstead], 1m 30-40[George]. 1f -5, 1f 20-30.

In 1850 Two of George's nephews, if he belongs in this family, Thomas & Josiah Junior, lived next to him.
Hh 22
George Flynn, age 47, b. NC Francis, age 39, b. NC [f]
children born in IN: Josiah 17, Polly 12, Rebecca 10, Maryann 8, George R. 6, Thomas 4.

1860 Census. Greene Co IN, Jackson Twp
George Flynn age 56, b. NC. Franky, 46, b. NC.
Mariann, 18 b. IN, Thomas 13, b. IN, William B. 8, b. IN.

George FLYNN and Celia GOUGH were married on 28 May 1822 in Stokes County, North Carolina. Celia GOUGH died before November 1829.

George FLYNN and Celia GOUGH had the following children:

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Armstead FLYNN was born on 7 April 1823 in North Carolina.

Armstead is buried in the Flynn Cemetary, Bloomfield, Greene Co, IN. His birth given as 7 Apr 1823, death 26 Jul 1897. An obituary exists. He married there on 4 Jul 1844 to Angeline Lewis. Armstead's wife is also buried Flynn Cemetery as, Eliza Emmaline Baker Flynn, b. 11 Dec 1830, d. 26 Dec 1912. Eliza's obituary does say they married about 1850.

I did not find Armstead in the 1850 census.

1860 Census. Center Twp, Greene Co IN, Hh 770 [same page with uncle Josiah Flynn]
Armpstead Flynn, age 37, b. NC. Eliza, age 29, b. TN
Genetty Flynn age 7. Cela C. age 5. Margret J. age 2.

His obituary published in The Bloomfield News, 20 Aug 1897, said he was born in North Carolina, came with his parents to Indiana where he was married to Eliza Baker. They had eight children, two have passed on. He was still in Center township residing near Hobbieville. Although Eliza lived until 1912, the six children were still living - Janittia King of Colorado, Celia Floyd of Bloomfield, Emma Boruff, Sarah Johnson, and James Flynn all of Lyons, and T. P. Flynn of Sullivan Illinois. Eliza was the daughter of Robert & Sarah Baker, born in Tennessee, 11 Dec 1830, and died at the home of her son James. She had 7 brothers, 2 sisters, only two brothers and a sister survived her - Kiram Baker of Koleen, Novel Baker of Elnora, and Mrs. Jane Hardesty of Koleen. Eliza left 46 grandchildren and about 20 great, grandchildren.

George FLYNN and Frances JOHNSON were married on 29 November 1829 in Surry County, North Carolina.24 Frances JOHNSON was born in 1811 in North Carolina.59

George FLYNN and Frances JOHNSON had the following children:

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Josiah FLYNN was born in 1833 in Indiana.59

Note left in my Guestbook:
Kim Fairchild, 2 May 2009
I am a descendant of George Flynn/Frances Johnson through their son, Josiah Flynn/Flinn and Mary Ann Miller who left Greene Co., Indiana, to Iowa and then settled in Mitchell County, Kansas in 1874.

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Polly FLYNN was born in 1838 in Indiana.59

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Rebecca FLYNN was born in 1840 in Indiana.59

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Maryann FLYNN was born in 1842 in Indiana.59

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George R. FLYNN was born in 1844 in Indiana.59

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Thomas FLYNN was born in 1846 in Indiana.59

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William B. FLYNN was born in 1852 in Greene County, Indiana.