About Michael Flynn
The Flynn genealogy has been traced as follows: (I) Richard Flynn and wife came from Ireland and settled at Roxbury, Massachusetts, and both were drowned while attempting to cross the Charles river on the ice. The}- left one child, Richard. (IT) Richard Flynn married Sarah Manning, December 24, 1742, in Woodstock, Connecticut, and had seven children. (Ill) Michael, third child of Richard and Sarah Flynn, born in Woodstock, Connecticut. March 9, 1754, removed to Bethel, Vermont, in 1782, and built a log house on a farm in the northern part of the town. On the organization of the town of Bethel, May 14, 1782. he was appointed constable. January 12, 1784, he married Fanny Child, at Woodstock, Connecticut. She was born there April 6, 1759. He held several town offices for long terms, notably those of selectman and justice of the, peace. He was an old-school gentleman, and wore the queue, knee breeches and buckles in vogue in his day. He died May 14, 1828. and his widow September 1, 1846, both being interred in the old cemetery in the north part of the town of Bethel. Of their nine children, the seventh. (IV) Asa Child Flynn, born September 24, 1796, in Bethel, married Amanda Morris, eldest daughter of Ephraim and Pamelia (Converse) Morris, March 27, 1823. She was born Septembe'r 20, 1799, in Stafford, Connecticut, and bore her husband six children, as follows: Julia Amanda, born April 7, 1824; Eliza Pamelia, November 15, 1825; Ellen Frances, July 9, 1827; Sarah Augusta, October 4, 1830; Julius Wellman, November 28, 1833, died September 8, 1849; Laura Morris, August 13, 1845.
1800 United States Federal Census about Michael Flynn Name: Michael Flynn Township: Bethel County: Windsor State: Vermont Free White Males Under 10: 3 Free White Males 10 to 15: 1 Free White Males 16 to 25: 2 Free White Males 45 and Over : 1 Free White Females 10 to 15 : 1 Free White Females 26 to 44 : 1 Number of Household Members Under 16 : 5 Number of Household Members Over 25 : 2 Number of Household Members: 9
1810 United States Federal Census about Michael Flinn Name: Michael Flinn Township: Bethel County: Windsor State: Vermont Free White Males 10 to 15: 2 Free White Males 16 to 25: 3 Free White Males 45 and Over: 1 Free White Females 16 to 25: 1 Free White Females 45 and Over: 1 Number of Household Members Under 16: 2 Number of Household Members Over 25: 2 Number of Household Members: 8
1820 United States Federal Census about Michael Flynn Name: Michael Flynn Township: Royalton County: Windsor State: Vermont Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820 Free White Males - Under 10: 2 Free White Males - 26 thru 44: 1 Free White Females - 16 thru 25: 1 Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1 Free White Persons - Under 16: 2 Free White Persons - Over 25: 1 Total Free White Persons: 4 Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 4