Flint, Michigan, USA - Union Industrial Bldg., Flint, Mich.
Flint, Michigan, USA

Union Industrial Bldg., Flint, Mich.
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Flint, Michigan, USA - First Baptist Church, Flint, Mich.
Flint, Michigan, USA

First Baptist Church, Flint, Mich.
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Flint, Michigan, USA - Flint Wagon Works, Flint, Mich.
Flint, Michigan, USA

Flint Wagon Works, Flint, Mich.
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Flint, Michigan, USA - Saginaw Street, showing Flint P. Smith Building, Flint, Mich.
Flint, Michigan, USA

Saginaw Street, showing Flint P. Smith Building, Flint, Mich.
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Flint, Michigan, USA - Hotel Dresden, Flint, Mich.
Flint, Michigan, USA

Hotel Dresden, Flint, Mich.
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Flint, Michigan, USA - New Walsh Building, Flint, Mich.
Flint, Michigan, USA

New Walsh Building, Flint, Mich.
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Flint, Michigan, USA - St. Joseph Hospital, Flint, Michigan
Flint, Michigan, USA

St. Joseph Hospital, Flint, Michigan
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Flint, Michigan, USA
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Where is Flint, Michigan, USA? 

Flint, Genesee, Michigan, USA
Flint, Michigan is located in Genesee county along the Flint River about 60 miles northwest of Detroit. Its population in 1998 was 131,000 people and it is the fourth largest city in Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 124,943. The city was founded in 1819 by Jacob Smith, a fur trader, and was incorporated in 1855. Flint has been host to various industries in its history:
Trading/ Trapping, Lumber, Carriages, Automobiles

The city's landscape and culture is dominated by the auto industry.www.cityofflint.com/ about/ quickfacts.asp


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1859
FLINT, a township in Genesee co., in Michigan, U.S., 61 m NW of Detroit. Pop. 984.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
Added: 2/11/2014 3:10:37 PM - 1  Updated: 11/12/2014 12:43:44 PM - 1

News  1901 - Four Killed by Train Today.
Flint, Mich., June 14. - While MAJOR GEORGE W. BUCKINGHAM, his daughter ANNA, MRS. THOMAS APPLEGATE and her sister, MRS. GENERAL HUMPHREY, of Adrian, were out driving this morning they were struck by a Pere Marquette passenger train. All four were instantly killed. The body of Buckingham was hurled ...Read MORE...


News  1905 - 11 HURT IN TRAIN WRECK.
Coaches of Flier Bound for Chicago Ditched in Michigan.

FLINT, Mich., June 8. - A fast through train on the Grand Trunk Railroad bound for Chicago from the East was wrecked this afternoon about ten miles east of here near Davison by spreading rails, three coaches being ditched.

Mrs. Cora...Read MORE...



1916
Flint, a city and the capital of Genesee co., Mich., is situated on the Flint River and on the Chicago and Grand Trunk and the Pere Marquette Rs., 34 miles SSE. of East Saginaw. Flint contains a court-house, city-hall, the state institution for the deaf and dumb, an asylum for the insane, etc., and ...Read MORE...


News  Flint, Mich., Train – Automobile Crash, May 1934
Four Killed In Crossing Crash

By The Associated Press

Flint, Mich., May 30. – A Pere Marquette passenger train struck an automobile carrying seven persons on a memorial day trip to a cemetery here today, killing four of the occupants and injuring three others so seriously they are not...Read MORE...



News  1935 - THREE LOSE LIVES IN PLANE CRASH AT FLINT, MICHIGAN.
TRIMOTORED TRANSPORT HITS TENTS OF GROUND CREW; SIX INJURED.

Flint, Mich., May 18 (AP) - At least three persons, including THEODORE E. KNOWLES, pilot, were killed when a trimotored transport, carrying passengers at the dedication of a new air field here today, struck tents occupied by a...Read MORE...



News  1936 - EXPLOSION KILLS TWO, INJURES 10. GASOLINE TANK BLOWS UP AT FLINT, MICH., SERVICE STATION.
Flint, Mich., Sept. 28 - (AP) - At least two persons were killed and 10 injured seriously today by an explosion which demolished the General Tire Company's service station in downtown Flint.

The body of ALBERT W. HATTER, the office manager, was taken from the ruins. Firemen said they saw another ...Read MORE...



News  1936 - General Motors Strike
December 30 - Spurred by an unfounded rumor that work is going to be transferred to plants with weak union support, autoworkers begin a spontaneous sit-down strike at General Motors Corporation (GMC) plants in Flint.

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ michigan.html
December 30, 1936
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1953 - The Flint-Beecher Tornado
The Flint and Beecher communities of Michigan were struck with this tornado on the 8th of June, 1953, at 8:30 p.m. Tornadoes that strike at night are often more devastating because it becomes difficult to see what is taking place and this prevents people from getting out of the tornado’s path as...Read MORE...



Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Stepulkoski
America/USA  Edward Stepulkoski (8 March 1923, Flint, Michigan, USA - 2 August 2003, Mount Morris Township, Michigan, USA) gravestone
America/USA  George Edward Stepulkoski (31 May 1950, Flint, Michigan, USA - 20 January 2007, Corunna, Michigan)
America/USA  Janet Lucille Stepulkoski (24 December 1948, Flint, Michigan, USA - 18 October 2013, Flint, Michigan, USA) gravestone
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Boshaw
  David Allen Boshaw (04/15/1990, Saginaw,Saginaw,Michigan - 02/11/2000, Flint, Michigan, USA)

Lamontagne
 America/USA  Mary Rose Lamontagne (29 July 1903, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - 17 November 1950, Flint, Michigan, USA)

Lavigne
  Bessie Laura Lavigne (March 6 1905, - 1985, Flint, Michigan, USA)

Lemelin
America/USA  Florence Lemelin (26 November 1902, Salem, Massachusetts, USA - April 1973, Flint, Michigan, USA)

Loisell
  George Loisell (1850, - 1939, Flint, Michigan, USA)

Stepulkoski
America/USA  Janet Lucille Stepulkoski (24 December 1948, Flint, Michigan, USA - 18 October 2013, Flint, Michigan, USA) gravestone

Tremblay
 America/USA  George Elzear Tremblay (14 April 1901, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - 22 August 1961, Flint, Michigan, USA)

Walsh
immigrant Ireland  Michael Walsh (, , Ireland - , Flint, Michigan, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1929
Ford Page Shafer (7 December 1906 - 26 March 1956) & Mary Nelida Tremblay (31 July 1902 - 2 January 1988)
married 25 July 1929

1946
Edward Stepulkoski (8 March 1923 - 2 August 2003) & Lucille Therese Tremblay (26 January 1926 - 29 October 1999)
married 28 September 1946
 




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