1732 - 1789
|Children||John, Grace. Hannah, Hugh, Matthew, Thomas, Elizabeth, Sarah, Mary, John|
John Flint was born in 1732 in Tideswell, the youngest (and only surviving) son of John and Grace, and was baptised there on 29th June (1).
Like his father, he worked as a miner (2). He married Hannah Brocklehurst, who was 3 years his junior, at St John the Baptist's in Tideswell on 7th October 1755 (2). Their first child, John, was born the following year (3). Next came two daughters, Grace in 1759 (4), and Hannah in 1761 (5).
His father died in 1762 (6), making John the senior member of the Tideswell Flint family. The following year his next son Hugh was born (7), followed by Matthew in 1766 (8), and Thomas in 1769 (9). They had twin girls in 1772, Elizabeth and Sarah (10). Another daughter, Mary, followed the next year (11). One of the twins, Sarah died in 1774 (12). His eldest son John died in a mining accident in 1776 (13). Finally his youngest child, also called John, was born in 1780 (14).
John died aged 57 at the end of 1789, and was buried in Tideswell on 8th December (15). He was survived by his wife Hannah by nearly 30 years (16)!
Brief details of his children:
|Hannah Flint, Widow||Tideswell||March 15th|