Michael Vincent Flynn

Michael Vincent Flynn

Male 1866 - 1940  (73 years)

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  • Name Michael Vincent Flynn 
    Born 16 Oct 1866  Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1899  Lot 35 Concession 8, Hungerford Twp, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to farmer's & business dir. 
    Occupation 1901 
    Lumberman (acc. to 1901 Census of Canada) 
    Residence 1901  Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to 1901 census of Canada 
    Residence 1907  Lot 34 Concession 8, Hungerford Twp, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to birth cert of daughter Genevieve 
    Occupation 1911  Sheffield Township, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer (acc. to 1911 Census) 
    Residence 1911  Lot 19, Concession 1, Sheffield Twp, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to 1911 census 
    _UID B04301DDF9F79745B9D7B8E50969C5E6E711 
    Died 13 Feb 1940  Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 15 Feb 1940  Erinsville Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I106  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2019 

    Father George Flynn,   b. 1831, Boley Townland, Clonmore, County Wicklow, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1870, Sheffield Township, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Bridget Catherine Flanagan,   b. Abt 1831, Straide, Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1910, Richmond Township, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1853  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Teresa Craigen,   b. 10 Mar 1870, Cloyne, Anglesea Township, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1934, Sheffield Township, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1889  St. John (R.C.), Flinton, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses Anthony Walsh and Ellen Hunt witnessed the Craigen/Flynn marriage 
    Children 
     1. Mary Flynn,   b. 21 Mar 1890, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1929, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. Bridget Stella Flynn,   b. 6 Aug 1892, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1979, Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Patrick Joseph Flynn,   b. 11 Mar 1895, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 5 years)
     4. Philip Bernard Flynn,   b. 26 Aug 1896, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1985, Fort Frances, Rainy River, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. John Patrick Flynn,   b. 12 Dec 1897, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1941, Sheffield Township, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     6. Elizabeth Beatrice Flynn,   b. 13 Oct 1899, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Margaret Anne Flynn,   b. 7 Apr 1901, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1995, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     8. Dennis Gerald Flynn,   b. 7 Jan 1903, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1976, Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     9. Mary Merle Flynn,   b. 13 Nov 1904, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 2001, Napanee, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     10. Mary Genevieve Flynn,   b. 21 Oct 1906, Hungerford Township, Hastings East, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     11. Joseph Anthony Flynn,   b. 18 Jan 1909, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1973, Napanee, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     12. Michael George Flynn,   b. 18 Jan 1909, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1980, Napanee, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     13. Mary Ellen Patricia Flynn,   b. 13 Dec 1910, Erinsville, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1983, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     14. Joseph Adrian Eugene Flynn,   b. 4 Aug 1915, Erinsville, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1926, Erinsville, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • The record of Michael's baptism has not been located. The birthdate comes from the 1901 Census.

      The Flynn-Cregan marriage is no. 15, p. 17, Erinsville parish registers, year 1889, FHL Film #1,298,806

      The Flynn-Cregan marriage was registered with the Province of Ontario in Sheffield Township and is certificate #007241.

      The children of Michael and Mary Flynn were born either at concession-lot 8-35 or 8-34, Hungerford Township, or 1-19, Sheffield Township. The family moved back and forth between these properties. A closer look at Tax Assessment Rolls should reveal where the family was living during any given year.

      Flynn Micheal M Head M Oct 16 1866 34
      Flynn Mary F Wife M Mar 10 1869 31
      Flynn Marey F Daughter S Mar 21 1889 11
      Flynn Estella F Daughter S Aug 6 1894 6
      Flynn BernardM Son S Jul 26 1896 4
      Flynn John M Son S Dec 12 1897 3
      Flynn ElisebethF Daughter S Oct 13 1899 1
      Source Information 1901 Census of Canada
      Subdistrict Hungerford, HASTINGS (East/Est), ONTARIO
      District Number 70
      Subdistrict Number b-7
      Archives Microfilm T-6472

      Sheffield Twp. deed no. 5155 (Lennox & Addington County LRO, Napanee)
      registered 15 March 1910
      dated 14 March 1910
      Patrick Flynn and Michael Flynn and Mary Flynn (wife of Michael), farmers of Sheffield Township, mortgage Lot 19, Con 1 excepting the W fifty acres, Sheffield Twp., and the center sixty acres of Lot 34, Con 8, Hungerford Twp., to Patrick Burns of Sheffield Twp,, farmer, for $ 600
      Patrick Flynn makes his mark, Michael Flynn signs, Mary Flynn signs.

      Flynn Michael M Head M Oct 1866 44
      Flynn Mary F Wife M Mar 1870 41
      Flynn Stella F Daughter S Aug 1892 18
      Flynn John M Son S Nov 1897 13
      Flynn Lillian F Daughter S Oct 1899 11
      Flynn MargaretF Daughter S Apr 1901 10
      Flynn Gerald M Son S Jan 1904 7
      Flynn Mary F Daughter S Nov1904 6
      Flynn GenevieveF Daughter S Oct 1906 4
      Flynn Michael M Son S Jan 1909 2
      Flynn Anthony M Son S Jan 1909 2
      Flynn Patricia F Daughter S Dec 1910 5/12
      1911 census of Canada, Page 6, Enumeration District 11, Sheffield Township

      Sheffield Twp deed no. 5453 (Lennox & Addington Co. LRO, Napanee)
      registered 12 September 1912
      dated 10 September 1912
      Philip Flynn of Sheffield Twp., lumberman, unmarried, to Michael Flynn of Sheffield Twp, farmer, brother of said Philip Flynn, and Michael George Flynn, 3 year old son of said Michael Flynn
      consideration love & affection and $ 5
      NW 1/4 Lot 19 Con 1 reserving life estate
      Signed Philip Flynn, witness P.J. Whalen

      Sheffield Twp. deed no. 5813(Lennox & Addington County LRO, Napanee)
      registered 14 June 1915
      dated 17 April 1915
      Patrick Flynn and Michael Flynn and Mary Flynn (wife of Michael), farmers of Sheffield Township,
      mortgage the N 1/2 Lot 35 Con 8 Hungerford Twp., W sixty acres of Lot 34, Con 8, "the old homestead" of N 1/2 and N 1/4 of the S 1/2 Lot 19, Con 1 Sheffield Twp excepting the W 50 acres, and the center sixty acres of Lot 34, Con 8, Hungerford, to John Gaffney of Hungerford Twp, farmer, and Mary Burns, widow and executor/executrix to the estate of the late Patrick Burns, farmer of Hungerford Twp. for $ 453.50
      Patrick Flynn makes his mark; Michael Flynn and Mary Flynn signs, Vincent Burns, farmer of Hungerford Twp, witness to signature of Mary Flynn, signs (executed in Sheffield, sworn at Tweed), Minnie Cassidy of Tweed, bookkeeper, witness to Patrick Flynn and Michael Flynn signatures, signs (executed at Tweed, sworn at Tweed)

      Sheffield Twp. deed no. 5880 (Lennox & Addington County LRO, Napanee)
      registered 5 April 1916
      dated 17 April 1915
      John Gaffney of Hungerford Twp, farmer, and Mary Burns, widow of Hungerford Twp.,, executor & executrix of estate of Patrick Burns, discharge mortgage no. 5155

      Sheffield Twp. deed no. 6325 (Lennox & Addington County LRO, Napanee)
      registered 3 February 1920
      dated 2 January 1920
      discharge of mortgage no. 5813
      (witness Lily M. Flynn steno of Napanee: is this Lillian Flynn?)

      Sheffield Twp deed 6426 (L & A Co. LRO, Napanee)
      registered 9 November 1920
      dated 8 November 1920
      John Patrick Flynn of Sheffield Twp, farmer, unmarried, to Michael Vincent Flynn of Sheffield Twp, farmer, and his wife Mary Teresa Flynn, life lease of lands conveyed in deed 6424 to John P. Flynn, to begin after the death of Patrick Flynn, brother of Michael Vincent Flynn, for the lives of Michael Vincent Flynn and Mary Teresa Flynn.
      signed John P. Flynn; witness Lily M. Flynn steno of Napanee signs
      [Michael Vincent Flynn's wife Mary Teresa Craigen also bought and was gifted land independently of her husband. Most of their property was inherited by John Patrick Flynn, who died young; his widow and children moved away and the properties were sold.]

      The Flynns and many of their relatives left the farm to come to Detroit in the 1920s for industrial (men)/secretarial (women) jobs. The move was usually permanent.

      US Dept of Labor, Immigration, Port of Detroit
      "Detroit Border Crossings and Passenger and Crew Lists, National Archives microfilm series M1478_21" (Ancestry.com)

      Michael Flynn arrived at Detroit in January [13] 1923. He was a metal finisher at the time and was going to his son John, 93 Dearborn Street, River Rouge. He was 5'10" with fair complexion, brown hair and blue eyes and arrived by the St. Clair Ferry (Port of St. Clair).

      There is another form associated with the same visit, for the Port of St. Clair "List or Manifest of Alien Passengers Applying for Admission" with both Margaret Flynn and Michael Flynn on it dated January 1923, naming Dennis Flynn in Erinsville as contact. Port of St. Clair, MI. Michael Flynn, listed as a metalworker, was going to River Rouge. Margaret was going to her cousin H. Donohue of 2641 Lycaste.

      Margaret A. Flynn, stenographer, arrived at Detroit, January 13, 1923. She was 5'4'' with brown hair and blue eyes. going to cousin N. Donohue, 2641 Lycaste, Detroit. (M1478_21)

      Other Detroit Border Crossing records from US Dept of Labor, Immigration, Port of Detroit on Ancestry.com

      Dennis Flynn, farm laborer, arrived at Detroit (Dec 30, 1923-admitted 1 January 1924). He was 5'9" with brown hair and blue eyes. Going to "uncle" Pat Flannigan, 621 Williams(?) Avenue, Detroit (M1478_21)

      John P. Flynn, welder, arrived January 12, 1923. He was 5'9" with brown hair and [Bre?] eyes- going to his cousin Jack Branon? 1914 North 45th Street. Not in the country before (but see above notes about his father Michael's inspection form)

      John P. Flynn, welder, arrived at Detroit September 24, 1923 bound for Cleveland Ohio. Going to his cousin Jack Branon, 1914 No 45th St Cleveland Ohio. 5' 9'', brown hair brown eyes. Contact Michael Flynn of Erinsville father.

      Mary L. Flynn, stenographer, arrived at Port of Detroit Feb 10, 1924; she was going to her sister Margaret Flynn at 936 Campbell Ave., Detroit. Contact was father Michael in Erinsville. Height 5'2" with medium complexion, brown hair and blue eyes. She had been living in Napanee. (M1478_21)

      Mary Ellen Patricia Flynn, stenographer, arrived at Port of Detroit on 7 November 1931; she was going to her sister Lillian Flynn, 2668 W. Boston Blvd. Detroit. Contact was [father] Michael in Erinsville. Claimed to have been in Detroit previously from Feb 18, 1924-Nov. 6 1931. She was 5' 1 1/2" with fair complexion, dark brown hair and blue eyes. (M1478_21)

      Hungerford Township deed 5422 bk F (Hastings County LRO, Belleville, Ontario)
      Notice Granting Pension to Michael Flynn of the Village of Erinsville
      registered 2 June 1938
      dated 28 April 1938
      (beginning 1 December 1937)
      N 57 acres Lot 35 Con 8 Hungerford Twp

      Hungerford Township deed 5661 bk F (Hastings County LRO, Belleville, Ontario)
      Discharge of Notice -Old Age Pensions Commission
      registered 26 August 1940
      dated 1 May 1940
      N 57 acres Lot 35 Con 8 Hungerford Twp

      Sheffield Twp. deed no. 7932 (Lennox & Addington County LRO, Napanee, Ontario)
      registered 20 May 1940
      dated 19 February 1940
      Stella McCormack, married woman, Michael George Flynn, farmer, and Joseph Anthony Flynn, farmer, all of Sheffield Twp, Mary Normile of Napanee, married woman, Genevieve Flynn of Kingston, spinster, Lillian M. Flynn, spinster, Margaret Pellerin, widow, Denis Flynn [sic] polisher and wife Loretta Flynn, and Patricia Tait [sic], married woman, all of Detroit, Michigan, USA, Bernard Flynn of Stratton, Ontario and wife Mary Flynn, John Haibeck, Gervaise Haibeck, Todd Haibeck and Constance Haibeck of Chin, Alberta, next of kin and heirs at law of Michael Vincent Flynn late of Sheffield Twp, farmer, to John Patrick Flynn of Sheffield Twp, farmer, next of kin & heir at law of Michael Vincent Flynn
      consideration love and affection and $ 1
      NW 1/4 Lot 19 Con 1

      Hungerford Township deeds 18292 and 18293 (Hastings County LRO, Belleville, Ontario)
      registered 4 January 1956
      Both Lot 24 Con 8 and N 57 acres Lot 35 Con 8 [being the Flynns' properties in Hastings County] were sold for taxes on 25 October 1955.