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74. Exmon C. FLYNN was born in 1822 in North Carolina.45

1850 Census. Greene Co IN, Hh 92
Exmon C. Flynn, age 28, b. NC. Phebe, age 22, b. IN
Amanda J., age 5, b. IN

1860 Census. Center Twp, Greene Co IN, Hh 816
Exmm C. Flynn, age 38 b. NC. Phebe, age 33, b. IN
George Cousenbery, age 18, farm laborer
John Branden, age 18, farm laborer
John Long, age 18, farm laborer

Counties of Cumberland, Jasper and Richland, Illinois: Historical and Biographical, Chicago, F. A. Battey & Co. 1884, p.514-5
Biographical Sketches - Jasper County, Willow Hill Township
"E. C. Flinn, attorney-at-law, was born in the year 1818 in the State of North Carolina, being the third son of Josiah and Catherine (Mozer) Flinn, both natives of the "Old North State" When our subject was nine years of age the family moved to Greene County, Ind., where he attended an old-fashioned subscription school for thirty days. In 1855, he was admitted to the bar of Greene County, under Judge McDonald. In 1861, he removed to Jasper County, Ill., and in 1880, after a State examination, was admitted to the bar of that county, where he has since practiced his profession most successfully. Mr. Flinn, in 1844, married Phebe Christenburg, a native of Indiana, with a result of one child, Amanda Holt. He has been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church several years, and was a Justice of the Peace for fourteen years in Indiana and has been a Republican since the administration of Buchanan. Mr. Flinn is wholly a self-made man, and a valued and deserving citizen."

History of Greene & Sullivan Counties, State of Indiana, Chicago, Goodspeed Bros. & Co. 1884
p. 102 History of Green County
"In 1855, William E. McLean acted as Prosecuting Attorney at the April term, and Francis L. Neff at the October term. Oliver Ash was District Attorney of the Common Pleas Counrt. At the October election, Francis L. Neff was elected Prosecuting Attorney, and John M. Humphreys, Clerk. Alfred Dyer, John R. Stone, Theodore Reed, David Sheeks, Willie G. Neff, Francis L. Neff, John H. Neff, John C. Palmer, J. W. Burton and E. C. Flinn were admitted to practice.

Exmon C. FLYNN and Phebe CHRISENBERRY were married on 21 November 1844 in Greene County, Indiana.103 Phebe CHRISENBERRY was born in 1828 in Indiana.45

Exmon C. FLYNN and Phebe CHRISENBERRY had the following children:



Amanda J FLYNN was born in 1845 in Indiana.45

Amanda was married before the 1860 Census.

Greene Co IN marriage records: James Holt to Amanda J. Flinn. License dated 4 Jul 1959. They were married by Silas G. Rader, J. P. on 8 Jul 1859.

As Amanda J. Holt, she married Henry B. Britegan of Willow Hill, Illinois. He was 38, born in Pickway Co, Ohio - his parents were Michael Britegan and Mary Pentas. Amanda J. Holt was also of Willow Hill, maiden named Flinn, age 56, born Greene Co, IN. Her father was Exomon Flinn; her mother Phebe Chrisenberry and this was her second marriage. They were married at Newton, Jasper Co, IL on 21 Nov 1900 by D. Shouse, MG. Ella & Jennie Shouse were witnesses.

Jasper Co, Illinois, Death Certificate #4
Amanda J. Britegan died 14 Oct 1929 of pulmonary pneumonia following a hip fracture from a fall in Hunt City, Jasper Co IL. She was 84, still married to Henry B. Britegan, and was born 26 Jul 1845 in Bloomfield, Greene Co, Indiana. Her father was Exman Flynn; her mother Phoebe Crusinberry, both born in Green Co, IN. The informant was H. B. Britegan of Willow Hill, IL. Roy McCormack, Coroner of Newton, ILL had performed an inquiry. She was buried Mound Cemetery, Hunt City, Crawford Co, IL on Oct. 16th