John William Flournoy


John William Flournoy

Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas, USA
Death 26 Jun 1916 (aged 61)
Three Rivers, Live Oak County, Texas, USA
Burial Beeville, Bee County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 83718869 View Source
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John William Flournoy is son of Francis b Aug 1826 KY and
Elizabeth Ann Bettie Netherland b July 1832 Kentucky.

1860 John W Flournoy Age 1860:6 Birth Year:abt 1854 Birthplace:Texas Home 1860: Guadalupe Texas
Gender: Male Post Office: Seguin
Household Members: Name Age
Francis Flournoy 34 1826 KY
Eliz Flournoy 25 1835 KY
John W Flournoy 6 <<
Marietta Flournoy 3
Ella Flournoy 7/12
Sarah J Saller 28
Anna Saller 6

1870 about Francis Flournoy Age 1870:44
Birth Year: abt 1826 Birthplace: Kentucky
Home 1870: Precinct 1, Guadalupe, Texas
Race: White Gender: Male Post Office: Seguin
Household Members: Name Age
F Flornory 44
Ann E Flournoy 35
John Flournoy 16 <<
Marietta Flournoy 12
Ellen Flournory 10
Margret Flournoy 7
Agnes Flournoy 4
Robert Flournoy 1

John William and Augusta married Aug 3 1881
having met when both were teaching school.
No known children.
Who's Who on the Pacific Coast 1913
about John William Flournoy
Birth Date: 31 Jul 1854 Seguin, Texas
Marriage Date:3 Aug 1881 Goliad, Texas
Father: Francis Flournoy
Mother: Bettie Netherland
Spouse: Gussie Hitchings

US Sons of the American Revolution Membership Apps, 1889-1970 about Francis Flournoy
SAR Membership: 61878 Birth Date: 3 Aug 1826
Death Date: 1914 Spouse: Ann Elizabeth Netherland
Children: Florence McCormich Flournoy

I C Madray wrote in "A History of Bee County"
brief sketches about men and events in adjoining counties Beeville TX: 1939, pp.64-66 concerning John William.

"John W Flournoy was a son of Francis and Elizabeth Ann Flournoy and born July 21 1854.
Its said his grandfather came from France with four brothers to America in the early part of 1800 in a boat
of the five brothers.
As a youth John Flournoy attended Seguin school, near his home, completing study courses, went on to Virginia
at Emery and Henry College. Following 1879 graduation, returned to South Texas, teaching school a few years
where he met Augusta Hitchings, later marrying her 1881.
They made their home in Beeville and Professor Flournoy
was employed to teach school of 90 pupils, with two assistants, Mrs. Flournoy being one of them until 1884 resigning as school teacher to practice law.
1886 Flournoy was appointed postmaster, 1887 he entered
law partnership with John C Beasley in the courthouse.
Flournoy was a successful business man and he and Mr. Beasley owned a herd of Hereford cattle on what today
is the Beasley farm south of town.
John was interested in the welfare and up building
of Bee county and sent with A C Jones as a committee to represent the people to sign a contract for the railway through the county to the coast.
1910 he served in the legislature and was re-elected 1912. He was president of the Commercial National Bank
when he died..."

1900 J W Flournoy Age:45 Birth Date: Jul 1854
Birthplace: Texas Home 1900:Beeville Bee Texas
Race:White Gender:Male Relation Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married Spouse Name: Gussie Flournoy
Marriage Year: 1882 Years Married: 18
Father Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother Birthplace: Kentucky
Household Members: Name Age
J W Flournoy 45
Gussie Flournoy 42

1910 about John W Flournoy Age 1910:55
Birth Year: 1855 Birthplace: Texas
Home 1910: Beeville, Bee, Tex Race: White
Gender:Male Relation Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married Spouse Name:Gussie Flournoy
Father Birthplace:Kentucky
Mother Birthplace: Kentucky
Household Members:Name Age
John W Flournoy 55
Gussie Flournoy 52
Charity Clayton 40
Eli Boozier 21

John W Flournoy Texas Deaths (New Index, New Images) 1890-1976 birth:30 Jul 1854 Seguin Texas
death: 26 Jun 1916 Three Rivers Live Oak, Texas
parents:Francis Flournoy, Bettie Netherland
Gender Male Marital Status Married
Certificate Number 14883 GS Film number 2051626
Digital Folder Number 005145442

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  • Maintained by: Janet Nadol
  • Originally Created by: Bob
  • Added: 19 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 83718869
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John William Flournoy (30 Jul 1854–26 Jun 1916), Find a Grave Memorial ID 83718869, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Beeville, Bee County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Janet Nadol (contributor 47170277) .