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Submitted by: Terry Gosa email@example.com
March 4, 2002 By Terry W. Gosa
The Flynn cemetery is located in Lamar County Alabama approximately 4 miles east of Sulligent and north of Mulberry Road on Crews Road. According to our records, Thomas Calhoun Flynn owned the property in 1889 where the cemetery is located. The oldest Flynn that we have any record of that is buried there is Gertrude Ingram, daughter of Mollie Flynn Ingram, who was born 5/15/1898 and died 8/9/1898. Other Flynnsí that we know of that are buried in the Flynn Cemetery are:
Clay Flynn, son of J.W. and N.A. Flynn, died 2/24/1908
Addie Flynn, 2/17/1855- 1/5/1908
J.W. Flynn, 2/7/1861- 9/29/1943
Murry Flynn, 11/21/1881- 11/16/1946
Willie Middleton Flynn, 2/28/1887- 5/27/1978 Wife of Murry Flynn
Rama Flynn, 11/8/1879- 7/19/1965
George David Flynn, 1/12/1862- 2/19/1913 (Terry W. Gosaís grandfather)
James Thomas Flynn, Jr. 1837-1902 and wife, Elizabeth Nolan Flynn, 1839-1904
Son of Stonewall Jackson and H.E. Flynn, 11/26/1899- 12/17/1902
Andrew Jackson Flynn, 1830-1902 (served Co. H. 5th Ala. Calvary CSA)
Art Flynn, 1876-1904
W.J. Flynn, 1830-1911, and wife Mary Kate Flynn, 1838-1915
These are other graves that are marked in the Flynn Cemetery as of 3/4/2002
Infant Son of Olice Cantrell 12/14/1929
William Olice Cantrell 11/2/1908-10/9/1994
Mary Alice Cantrell 8/30/1908-9/21/1994 wife of William Olice Cantrell
Marlin A. Cantrell 4/18/1931-1/7/1996
Beatrice V. Cantrell 9/18/1922-5/5/2001 wife of Marlin A. Cantrell
Jean Flynn Vines 2/17/1922- 9/16/2001 Wife of John Calvin Vines
John Calvin Vines 7/19/1924- 1/9/1988
Sarah Margaret (Flynn) Pennington 8/4/1847- 11/21/1926 Wife of I.N. Pennington
Issac Newton Pennington 8/23/1843- 4/29/1913
Infant son of T.V. Gosa 8/4/1942
Gertrude Ingram 5/15/1898- 8/9/1898 Daughter of Mollie Flynn Ingram
Lula Weeks 3/12/1866- 7/1897
Authur J. Ingram 11/1/1896- 6/10/1967 Cremated
Bertha A. Ingram 7/7/1892- no death date
These graves are in no particular order.
There are several other graves in the cemetery that is not Flynns but were related. Lots of graves are unmarked and unknown.
In the 1970ís, Terry W. Gosa sowed the cemetery in grass, leveled the graves and put cement markers with numbers where graves had no tombs. Money is taken up at the Flynn Reunion each year to cover the expense of mowing and maintaining the cemetery.
Cemetery Updated By Terry W. Gosa, March 4, 2002
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