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William Benjamin Flippen
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1860
Caldwell (Burleson County)
Burleson County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1890
Iowa Park
Wichita County
Texas, USA

William Benjamin Flippen was the son of John and Emma Adeline Overby Flippin. W.B. changed the spelling of his last name, Flippin to Flippen. He married Margarette Adeline Terrell in Caldwell, Texas on July 28, 1877. W.B. and Maggie's children were, Eugene Walter b. 1878, Hattie Belle b.1880, Addie Lee b.1882, Maggie G. b. 1884, Ira Henry b.1886, William Franklin b. 1888, John Ivan b. 1889, and William Benjamin, Jr. b. 1891. He owned a farm at Iowa Park, TX. He grew wheat, and he also trained and raced trotting horses. On September 10, 1890. W.B. had his daughters, Addie and Maggie on the sulky with him. As they were riding, the horse bolted and ran away with them. W.B. managed to get the girls down from the sulky, but he was dragged by the horse and killed. Afterwards, Comanche Chief Quanah Parker,who had been a close friend of W.B., sent five wagon loads of provisions to Maggie and the children. Maggie was Cherokee. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Flippin (1835 - 1873)
  Emma Adeline Overby Flippin Monford (1843 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Margarette Terrell Flippen (1858 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  Eugene Walter Flippen (1878 - 1949)*
  Hattie Belle Flippen Roberts (1880 - 1957)*
  Margarette Flippen Walraven (1884 - 1971)*
  Ira Henry Flippen (1886 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Iowa Park
Wichita County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Gary and Nancy Clampitt
Record added: Aug 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40621835
William Benjamin Flippen
Added by: Gary and Nancy Clampitt
 
William Benjamin Flippen
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William Benjamin Flippen
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- Gary and Nancy Clampitt
 Added: Apr. 13, 2011
In Loving Memory of my great grandfather
- Nancy Glenn Clampitt
 Added: Feb. 17, 2011
My great grandfather. Just trying to find out about my history!
- Marcia Peppel
 Added: Feb. 15, 2011
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