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Robert FLACK

Male 1713 - 1784  (71 years)


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  • Name Robert FLACK  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1713  Pos Thorley, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jul 1784  Thorley, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 16 Jul 1784  Thorley, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I55421  Tree001D
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2020 

    Father Robert FLACK,   b. 1687, Saffron Walden, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1750, Thorley, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Mary WRIGHT,   b. Abt 1689, Pos Roydon, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1751/52, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 1712  Roydon, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha COULSON,   b. Abt 1715,   d. Aft 1784  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1737  Hertford, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Mary FLACK,   b. Abt 1741, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ann FLACK,   b. Abt 1751, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth FLACK,   b. Abt 1758, Pos Thorley, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1839, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F15747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Will of Robert Flack of Thorley Hall in the parish of Thorley in the County of Hertford, Gentleman Farmer

      Reference: PROB 11/1120
      Proved by the PCC: 17 Aug 1784

      ·Wife Martha Flack
      ·Daughter Elizabeth Flack
      ·Daughter Ann Wright the wife of John Wright of Harlow in Essex, maltster
      ·Two granddaughters Mary and Sarah Jones, the daughters of John Jones of Bishop Stortford
      ·God-daughter Elizabeth Flack
      ·Friends John Searle and William Woodham both of Bishops Stortford, maltsers

      Executors: wife Martha Flack, John Searle and William Woodham

      Signed: the date given is 5 December 1784, but as Robert died in July 1784 and the will was proved on 17 Aug 1784 this is clearly wrong. Robert's daughter Elizabeth married William Hawkes in June 1783, so Robert must have written his will before that date.

      Wits: Robert Walker, Ann Palmer and R Bush

      Notes:
      1.Robert Flack married Martha Coulson in Hertford in 1737.
      2.Robert was buried in Thorley on 16 Jul 1784. The wording on his gravestone is no longer clear but his been partially transcribed as: "Robert Flack of Thorley Hall which was occupyed by his grandfather and himself upwards of ninety years under the worthy and respectable family of Raper. His character comprised....of his work.... to joyfull... the blessed... the glorious... aged 71 years on the ... July 1784...Jeremiah"
      3.Daughter Elizabeth Flack married William Hawkes on 2 Jun 1783 in Thorley, Hertfordshire.
      4.Daughter Ann Flack married John Wright on 28 Sep 1775 in Thorley, Hertfordshire.
      5.Mary Flack married John Jones on 27 Oct 1763 in Thorley, Hertfordshire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1928] Will of John Flack Yeoman of Thorley Hertford 1718, Perogative Court of Canterbury.
      my grandson Robert, son of my son Robert

    2. [S1997] Will of Robert Flack the Elder of Thorley Hall 1750, Perogative Court of Canterbury.
      my son Robert Flack of the town of Hertford in the county of Hertford, Maltster

    3. [S1961] Will of Robert Flack Gentleman Farmer of Thorley 1784, Perogative Court of Canterbury, (Signed 5 Dec 1783, proved 17 Aug 1784), Signed 5 Dec, proved 17 Jul 1784.
      I Robert Flack of Thorley Hall in the parish of Thorley in the county of Hertford, gentleman farmer. Mentions his wife Martha, daughters Elizabeth Flack, Ann Wright dau of John Wright, grand-daughters Mary and Sarah Jones the daughters of John Jones, and his god daughter Elizabeth Flack.

    4. [S1445] Thorley St James the Great Hertfordshire MIs, G V p 9.
      Robert Flack of Thorley Hall which was occupyed by his grandfather and himself upwards of ninety years under the worthy and respectable family of Raper. His character comprised....of his work.... to joyfull... the blessed... the glorious... aged 71 years on the ... July 1784...Jeremiah

    5. [S1448] Thorley, Hertfordshire: Parish Records, Church of LDS, Burials.
      16 Jul 1784 FLACK Robert of Thorley Hall

    6. [S181] IGI (International Genealogical Index), LDS Church, Marriages Hertford, Hertfordshire.
      1 Sep 1737 Robert FLACK and Martha COULSON


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