Susan Y. Flora1,2,3

ID# 20462, (abt 1811 - 1857)
FatherElisha Flora1,4 (1780 - bef 1860)
MotherGenette Young1,5 (abt 1782 - Nov 1859)

Key Events:

Birth: about 1811, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia6,7
Marriage: 28 Jul 1841, Halifax Co., Virginia, John Adams (about 1790 -1,8 )
Marriage: 11 May 1852, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Daniel M. Tinsley3,9
Death: 28 Sep 1857, Cascade, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia10
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

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Narrative:

     Susan Y. Flora was born about 1811 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.6,7 She was probably one of the two females age 10 to 16 listed in the household of her father, Elisha Flora, in the 1820 Federal Census of Meadsville, Halifax Co., Virginia.11 She was probably one of the two females age 15 to 20 listed in the household of her father in the 1830 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia.12 She was probably one of the two females age 20 to 30 listed in the household of her father in the 1840 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia.13
     Susan married first John Adams on 28 Jul 1841 in Halifax Co., Virginia.1,8
     Susan and John Adams appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, enumerated 31 Oct 1850, reporting real estate valued at $2,800. His children Rhody and Sturling were listed as living with them.14
     Susan married second Daniel M. Tinsley on 11 May 1852 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3,9
     Susan died on 28 Sep 1857 in Cascade, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.10

Children:
     Child with John Adams:

  • James E. Adams15

Children:
     There were no children with Daniel M. Tinsley

Citations

  1. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for John Adams and Susan Flora, citing FHL #31918 and pg 167.
  2. [S6486] John Adam household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows name as Susan Y. Adams.
  3. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Daniel M. Tinsley and Susan Y. Adams, citing FHL #33326 and pg 152.
  4. [S6478] South Central Virginia Genealogical Society, Inc., online, 1857, record for Susan Tinsley, citing ID 1124, line 41, pg 33, shows father as Elijah Flord.
  5. [S6478] South Central Virginia Genealogical Society, Inc., online, 1857, record for Susan Tinsley, citing ID 1124, line 41, pg 33, shows mother as Jane Flord.
  6. [S6486] John Adam household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows age 39 and state.
  7. [S6478] South Central Virginia Genealogical Society, Inc., online, 1857, record for Susan Tinsley, citing ID 1124, line 41, pg 33, shows age 50 at death 28 Sep 1857, and county.
  8. [S6486] John Adam household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  9. [S6478] South Central Virginia Genealogical Society, Inc., online, 1857, record for Susan Tinsley, citing ID 1124, line 41, pg 33, shows him as her husband.
  10. [S6478] South Central Virginia Genealogical Society, Inc., online, 1857, record for Susan Tinsley, citing ID 1124, line 41, pg 33.
  11. [S6485] Elijah Flora household, 1820 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  12. [S6484] Adam Toot household, 1830 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  13. [S6481] Elijah Flora household, 1840 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  14. [S6486] John Adam household, 1850 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  15. [S6478] South Central Virginia Genealogical Society, Inc., online, 1857, record for Susan Tinsley, citing ID 1124, line 41, pg 33, shows informant as Jas E Adams, her son.