Robert P. Flenniken

Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Oct 1879 (aged 74–75)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 83819980 · View Source
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Robert P. Flenniken married Emily Walker and was the father of Rose Emily Flenniken who married Col. Thomas Brownfield Searight.

There were three children of the marriage of Emily Walker and Robert P. Flenniken: two sons, Robert & J. W. Flenniken and Rose Emily Flenniken (Searight).

A native of Green County, Pennsylvania, Robert P. Flenniken, was born in 1804 and died in San Francisco, California in 1879.

Robert Flenniken was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in October 1831 and remained at Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, where he practiced law for many years.

The Honorable Robert P. Flenniken served 3 terms in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives ending in 1838. In 1845 he was appointed by President Polk as minister extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Denmark. He was subsequently appointed by President Buchanan as an Associate Justice of the territory of Utah. In 1872 he retired and moved to San Francisco, California, where he died at 75 years of age.

San Francisco Burial Information.
name: Robt P Flennekin
event: Burial
event date: 18 Oct 1879
event place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California
gender: Unknown
age: 77
funeral home: N. Gray & Co. Funeral Records
funeral home place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California
record type: Register
volume: p. 1-140, 1879-1887
digital folder number: 4183785
number of images: 2

Note: Information for Robert P. Flenniken was taken from the book ~ A Record of the Searight Family written by James A. Searight, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 1893 and from obituaries and vital records of Pennsylvania and California.

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