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Flinn / Flinn of early Wayne CO IL and Gibson CO, IN, KY //Arthur / E. P. Flinn
Posted by: Brock Ayers (ID *****6812) Date: January 29, 2011 at 07:40:38
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Looking for any info on a Flinn (Flynn) family of early Gibson Co, IN or possibly Posey CO or Knox Co, and Wayne CO, IL...1810-1850. This line married into my Ayers line...

any information on Margaret "Peggy" Flinn, who married James Ayers in 1829 in Gibson CO, IN. She died in about 1850 and James later married her younger sister, Minerva. Would very much appreciate any clues on Flinn family in Early Gibson CO, IN, and these two sisters. Possible daughters or granddaughters or nieces of Arthur Flinn of early Wayne County ???
from R Furhman post:

George W. Flinn was a musician for the 60th Indiana Infantry from Gibson County. He was discharged 11 Nov 1863 from accidental wounds.
George W. Flinn of Gibson County came to Gibson County in 1842. Wayne County Ill is listed as he nativity.
Occupation - Teacher and Painter.
Note: There is a George W. Flinn buried in the Bailey’s Church Cemetery, in Wayne CO, IL.

From 1999 post :Looking for any information on Arthur Flinn or related Flinn families...believed to have been born ca 1772...may have lived in Greenup Co, KY 1810; Fleming CO, KY 1820; Gibson Co, IN 1830; Wayne CO, IL may have been in Greenbriar CO, W VA prior to KY. Some of the children of Arthur are believed to be: Edward Perkin Flinn; Margaret Flinn Ayers(m James Ayers); Edmund ca 1812; Perry ca 1816 ; John ca 1819; and Malinda ca 1821. Also possible sibling Mary Flinn who married John Todd in Fleming CO, KY in May 1819 Appreciate any information on this line or Flinns in the counties and periods indicated. Thanks!
Margaret and Minerva are the real focus of this search, hampered by a fire at the Wayne CO, IL court house, which destroyed all the early records. Any and all hints, suggestions much appreciated.

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