Facts and Events
||Capt. John Flint
||30 Aug 1719
||North Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
||6 Jun 1744
||North Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Joanna Farnham
||to Tamar Hunt
||19 Apr 1775
||Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Battles of Lexington and Concord, Commanding 3rd Reading Militia Company of 79 men.
||Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
|Ancestral File Number
||15 Feb 1802
||Bridgton, Cumberland, Maine, United States
- Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War: A compilation from the archives. (Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States: Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Wright and Potter Printing, 1896-1908), 5:795, 1899.
"Flint, John, Reading. Captain; list dated May 15, 1775, of men belonging to 3d Reading co. under command of said Flint, as certified by Timothy Rusel, Clerk; also, list dated Reading, 2d Parish, May 15, 1775, of men who enlisted under Lieut. Ebenezer Damon of Reading, and Capt. Asa Prince, of Danvers, as returned by said Flint, Captain, to Col. David Green; also, Captain, Col David Green's regt.; service, 12 days, probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775; roll dated Reading, Dec. 19, 1775; also, Captain, 5th (Reading) co., 2d Middlesex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment, as returned by Jonathan Fox, and others, field officers, dated Woburn, March 26, 1776; ordered in Council May 6, 1776, that said officers be commisioned; reported commisioned May 6, 1776."
- Stearns, Ezra S.; William F. Whitcher; and Edward Everett Parker. Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation. (New York: Lewis Publishing Company, 1908), 629.
Captain John, second son and fourth child of Ebenezer and Tabatha (Burnap) Flint, was born in 1720, and died in 1802. He resided in the north precinct of Reading, on the homestead of his grandfather. Sergeant George Flint. He is said to have been a man of stern aspect and inflexible temper. He was married (first) in 1744 to Joanna Farnham, who died in 1753. His second wife was Tamar Hunt, who died in the same year as her husband. His children wore: John. Joanna. James, Levi, Ebenezer and Hepzibeth. The last two were children of the second wife. The eldest son was lieutenant in the revolutionary army, and settled in Lyme. New Hampshire.to the ownership of the paternal homestead.
- Three Hundred Years of Colonial Ancestors, 108.
Farmer and lived in North Reading on the homestead of his grandfather Ser'gt George Flint. It is now owned by Mr. J Gowen having passed out of the name of the family several years since.
- Eaton. General History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pg. 74, 13 Feb 2001.
- Flint, John. The Descendants of Thomas Flint of Salem, 1860.
- A Supplement to the Genealogical Register of the Descdents of Thomas Flint of Salem, pg 27.
giving the directline from Thomas Flint  to Warren Proctor Flint  & the descendants of Warren Proctor Fl
- Holton, David Parson. Farwell Ancestral Memorial.
Paging 240 p. 2 port., maps, charts (part fold.) 24 cm. Subject Headings Farwell family. Other Entries Holton, Frances Keturah Forward, b. 1815.
- Andover Vital Statistics.
NEHGS Publication: 1630-1850 (Topsfield Hist. Soc.) NEHGS, photocopy NEHGS #P2 -67600
- Ridlon, G. T. Saco Valley settlements and families: historical, biographical, genealogical, traditional, and legendary, embracing the most important events in the towns on the Saco River from their plantation to the present ... (Portland, Maine: G.T. Ridlon, 1894), pg 142.
Signatory to petition for incorporation of the Flintstown Grant as Baldwin.
- FLINT, JOHN SR, in Daughters of the American Revolution. Genealogical Research System.
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