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Adam Flora
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1792
Wythe County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1849
Sand Hill
Warren County
Kentucky, USA

Flora/Flohri: Origin is certain to be that of Italian, however, it is found in the Swiss-German areas in Ca: 1500. If Italian, it would be a derivitive of the city of Florence. Those who fled Italy usually took the surname of the city that they once lived. There are many variations of this name.

Notes:

Adam was killed in the Spring of 1849, by a falling tree.

The broken stone on the right is that of William A. Flora, 1850, son of Adam and Elizabeth. By using death dates, it would be safe to assume that the stone to the immediate left is that of Adam, 1849 and the one to the left of Adam would be Elizabeth, 1860. Both stones are red field stones which were typically used for head stones. No markings were found on the latter stones. The head stone to the right of William is that of a member of the Young family.
A probable reason why Adam had no stone, is that his estate had not been settled until shortly before William died, which would also explain why Elizabeth had no stone erected for herself and it is doubted that the living children had funds for them. It should be noted that Ann Amanda, who married Woodford Miller and also their daughter, died in 1855 and no stone has been found for her as well.

Adam arrived in Warren County in 1816, arriving with 16 other families who also migrated from Wythe County, Virginia. Among those families were the Alfords, Runners, Penners, Honakers, Millers, Smith and many other well known names that reside there today.

Adam and Elizabeth owned the property adjacent to and where the present day SDA Church is found at Sand Hill. All of their children were born on this property. This property wound around and was attached to the left back end of the Watt Property, near where this cemetery is located. The Watt property ended on the right side of where Adam's property began on the Sand Hill Rd.

Occupation: Farmer


Parents:

John Florey/Flora: 4/17/1760, Buck's County, Pennsylvania-7/18/1850, Macon County, Illinois. Florey Cemetery.
John served in the Revolutionary War at 1st as a private, 6th class, 8th Co., 5th Battailion, Northampton County, Pennsylvia. He attained the rank of Lieutenant.
Son of Nicholas Adolph Flohri/Flora: 10/15/1734, Darmstadt, Germany-6/08/1819 & Catherina Elisabetha Koch, About 1740, Pennsylvania-Before 1819, Wythe County, Virginia.

Note: Soon after the death of 1st spouse, Elizabeth, he next married Mary Ott, 5/08/1781, Virginia-1/06/1861, Macon County Illinois. Florey Cemetery.
John and Mary had 19 children, many of whom migrated with John to Macon County of which a large group of this old family still reside.

Elizabeth Breidenger: 9/29/1763, Pennsylvania-1796, Wythe County, Virginia.
Daughter of Johann Adam Breitenger/Breidenger, 12/28/1731, Hesse, Germany-1811, Northampton County, Pennsylvania & Anna Sybilla, about 1736, < Pennsylvania? >-1811, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Married: 1782, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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Spouse:

Elizabeth "Betsy" Miller Runner, Widow of Adam Runner Jr., 1784, Wythe County, Virginia-5/05/1860, Warren County. Watt/Flora Cemetery.
Daughter of Jacob Miller, 1758, Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Virginia-6/25/1833, Warren County. Green River Union Cemetery & Margaret Penner, 1762, Montgomery County, Virginia-1833, Warren County. Green River Union Cemetery.

Married: 1819, Warren County.

Children:

Anna "Annie" Amanda: 1820, Sand Hill, Warren County-8/28/1855, Warren County. Burial is unknown.
Spouse: Woodford F. Miller: 10/16/1818, Warren County-4/08/1899, Warren County. French Poteet Cemetery...AKA: Miller Cemetery. Edmonson County. Note: 1st cousins.
Son of Anthony Miller( Brother of Elizabeth ) Abt: 1791, Wythe County, Virginia-1853, Warren County. Green River Union Cemetery & Anna Honaker, 1797, Wythe County, Virginia-1859, Warren County. Green River Union Cemetery.

John Wesley: 1821, Sand Hill, Warren County-Before 1840, Warren County. Burial is unknown.
Spouse: None

Henry John: 10/11/1826, Sand Hill, Warren County,-2/05/1908, Richardsville, Warren County. Green River Union Cemetery.
Spouse: Sarah Ann Miller: 6/28/1825, Warren County-10/30/1893, Warren County. Green River Union Cemetery.
Daughter of David Miller ( Brother of Elizabeth & Anthony ) 1794, Wythe County, Virginia-1838, Warren County & Margartet Honaker, ( Sister of Anna ) 1796, Wythe County, Virginia-11/22/1868, Warren County.
Place of burial for David & Margaret is uncertain.

William A.: 1827, Sand Hill, Warren County-1850, Sand Hill, Warren County. Watt/Flora Cemetery.
No spouse


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Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Flora (1760 - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Miller Flora (1784 - 1848)*
 
 Children:
  Henry John Flora (1826 - 1908)*
  William Flora (1827 - 1850)*
 
 Sibling:
  George G. Flora (1786 - 1858)*
  Adam Flora (1792 - 1849)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sand Hill Cemetery
Sand Hill
Warren County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Don Burris
Originally Created by: Susan Korzyniowski
Record added: Sep 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42021648
Adam Flora
Added by: Don Burris
 
Adam Flora
Added by: Susan Korzyniowski
 
Adam Flora
Added by: Susan Korzyniowski
 
 
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My 3rd Great Grandfather
- Don Burris
 Added: Apr. 25, 2010
 
 
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