Henry Ward Beecher Flanders

Henry Ward Beecher Flanders

Birth
West Alton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 1 Oct 1946 (aged 67)
Meredith, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 181491866 · View Source
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Henry was the son of Samuel Frank Flanders and 2nd wife Emma Dockham. He was raised in West Alton (Gilford) NH. His name was Henry on birth record, went by Henry W. B. Flanders. He signed his name Henry Ward Beecher Flanders on his draft registration.

Henry married Cora Louise Merrill, daughter of Inman Merrill and 2nd wife Addie Staples, on June 27, 1913 in Franklin NH. Henry was 34 and Cora 19. They had a son Frank Hazen Merrill three years later and a son who died.

Henry received property from his wife's adoptive parents, Benjamin and Lizzie Roberts in 1913 when the couple married. They built a small home there in the Hermit Woods district and later move to Sanbornton Flats.

Henry farmed and then for many years worked as a truck driver for the highway department. After his retirement he returned to farming and logging in Sanbornton. He was killed in a logging accident at the age of 67.

Death certificate indicates buried Park Cemetery Oct 4, 1946. He was a resident of Sanbornton but was in Meredith when he died. The informant was his son F. Hazen Flanders. He was killed by a falling tree.



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  • Created by: Beverly
  • Added: 18 Jul 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 181491866
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Ward Beecher Flanders (25 Aug 1879–1 Oct 1946), Find a Grave Memorial no. 181491866, citing Park Cemetery, Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Beverly (contributor 48340010) Unknown.