James Flint was born May 13, 1749 in North Reading Massachusetts and died July 4, 1808. He married Zibah Flint June 18, 1776 in Reading, Massachusetts. Zibah was born April 10, 1752 and died in 1832. James was the son of Captain John Flint and his wife Joanna Farnham. Captain John Flint served in Revolutionary War. Zibah was the daughter of Nathaniel Flint and his wife Hepzibah Woodward. James and Zibah had nine children: Zibah, Lois, Joanna, Thurza, Vamalia, Farnham, James, Nathaniel, and Hepzibah. Lois was born May 11, 1779 in Bridgton Maine and died November 21, 1858. She married William Bennett. They had eight children.
Both James and Zibah were descendants of Thomas Flint of Salem, Mass. Zibah descends from Thomas' oldest son Captain Thomas and James from the second son, Sgt. George.