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John Smith Affleck
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Birth: May 27, 1815
Tyne and Wear, England
Death: May 9, 1909
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Also father of Henrietta (Affleck) Disbrow, b. NY, Aug. 1854; John A. Affleck; and Anna (Affleck) Shapter, d. Dec. 1947 (the latter is buried at Green-Wood Cem., Brooklyn, NY)

John F. Affleck, who had long been familiarly known to the children in the Stuyvesant Heights section of Brooklyn as "Father Affleck," died on Sunday at his home, 555 Madison street, in his ninety-fourth year. He was born in Scotland and came to this country in his boyhood. He joined the Methodist denomination nearly eighty years ago and was the oldest member of the Janes Church. He is survived by a son and two daughters.
As printed in: The Sun, (New York, New York); Tuesday, 11 May 1909; pg. 3, col. 4

Also a full obit in the Westfield Leader newspaper on May 12, 1909 on page 3.

Arrived in America on May 16, 1828.

Brother of John L. Affleck. 
Family links: 
  Ann Maria Affleck (1817 - 1895)*
  Anna Affleck Shapter (____ - 1947)*
  Daniel Owen Affleck (1839 - 1893)*
  Stephen Doan Affleck (1842 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
Cypress Hills Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Watts Path
Created by: D C
Record added: Oct 19, 2010
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John Smith Affleck
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John Smith Affleck
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FYI: There is a long obituary of John Smith Affleck in The Westfield Leader newspaper on May 12, 1909 on page 3. It states where he was born, when he came to America and all of his children and history of his life. A rare thing in 1909.
- Lnanaa
 Added: May. 4, 2012

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