Obit: Flint, Phoebe J. (1831 - 1911)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Flint, Cobb, King


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) November 24, 1911


Flint, Phoebe J. (22 June 1831 - 23 November 1911)


Mrs. Phoebe J. Flint passed away into that last deep and abiding sleep Thursday morning at the home of her only child her daughter, Mrs. H. A. King, here where for the past five years she has been ministered unto as only a loving and dutiful child could do.  Mrs. Flint saw her 80th birthday the 20th of last June.


Funeral arrangements have not been made as we got to press.  She is survived of her immediate family, by this daughter only.


----Source: The Granton News (Granton, Clark Co., WI.) December 1, 1911


Mrs. Phoebe J. Flint died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. A. King in Granton, Thursday, Nov. 23, 1911, at 10:15 a.m.  She was born in Chautauqua, N. Y. June 22, 1831 and was married to Geo. W. Flint march 15, 1853.  To them were born four children, Frank, Fred, Clara, (Mrs. King) and William, all of whom preceded her in death with the exception of Mrs. King with whom she has lived for the last five years.  The early days of her life were spent in New York State where she was raised and married and where all of her children were born. In the year 1869 the family moved to Sun Prairie, Dane Co., Wis., where they lived for 4 years, when they moved to York, Clark Co.  They were among the pioneer settlers, moving from Neillsville with oxen and with no roads except the Stevens Point road and this was only a trail thru the woods.  Here they lived till the year 1889 when they moved to the State of Washington where her husband died in 1893 and later two sons and a daughter, when she came back to Clark Co., to spend the remainder of her life with her only living child.


The deceased is survived by one child, Mrs. H. A. King, a brother Edgar Cobb of Colby, Wis., a brother Walter and sister Elizabeth of New York, by eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.




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