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

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

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

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

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

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

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

St. Joseph Hospital, Flint, Michigan



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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
Flint, Michigan - Past, Present...Future???


Flint, Michigan - Past, Present...Future???...Read MORE...

News  1901 - Four Killed by Train Today.
Flint, Mich., June 14. - While MAJOR GEORGE W. BUCKINGHAM, his daughter ANNA, MRS. THOMAS APPLEGATE ...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...Read MORE...

1916
Flint, a city and the capital of Genesee co., Mich., is situated on the Flint River and on the...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...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...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...Read MORE...

News  1936 - General Motors Strike
December 30 - Spurred by an unfounded rumor that work is going to be transferred to plants with...Read MORE...

1953 - The Flint-Beecher Tornado
The Flint and Beecher communities of Michigan were struck with this tornado on the 8th of June,...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Bickford
flag  Ella M. BICKFORD (1849, Flint, Michigan, USA - 1 January 1871, Flint, Michigan, USA)

Fish
flag  Julia C. FISH (1840, Flint, Michigan, USA - 28 July 1874, Flint, Michigan, USA)

McLaren
 flag  Robert MCLAREN (13 June 1930, Flint, Michigan, USA - 20 December 2015, Grand Blanc, Michigan, USA) gravestone

Richards
flag  Eugene D. RICHARDS (1849, Flint, Michigan, USA - 12 November 1874, Flint, Michigan, USA)

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

Ancestors Who Died Here

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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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