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Richard Gerome Flury

Male 1871 - 1945  (73 years)


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  • Name Richard Gerome Flury 
    Born 10 Nov 1871  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Aug 1945  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • OBITUARY

      Mr. Richard Jerome Flury, 74, died at his home in the Knowles Chapel community at 6:30 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon, August 7th., after a long illness. Mr. Flury had spent all of his life in Hancock County, being engaged farming since he was old enough to work. He was a good citizen and had host of friends who regretted to learn of his death, although it was not unexpected since he had been ill for many weeks with an incurable malady which finally took his life after much suffering.

      Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Emma Martin Flury; two sons, Edgar and Albert Flury; one daughter, Miss Dorothy Flury, all of this county. Three brothers; A.A. Flury, of Atlanta; T.T. Flury of West Palm Beach, Fla.; Louis Flury, of Sparta. One sister, Mrs. Pearl Jones, of Atlanta.

      Mr. Flury was a member of Knowles Chapel Methodist church and funeral services were held there on Wednesday afternoon with Rev. William A. Tyson, Jr., of Devereux, officiating. Interment followed in the churchyard with Lanier Funeral Home in charge.

      The Ishmaelite extends sympathy to the bereved family and friends.
    Buried Knowles Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22339  Dickinson
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2018 

    Father John Joseph Flury,   b. Apr 1842, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1903, Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Martha A Dickinson,   b. 1847, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 12 Jan 1867  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F6926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Martin,   b. 2 Jan 1880, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1968, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1899  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Edgar I Flury,   b. 17 Aug 1901, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1974, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     2. Joseph Albert Flury,   b. 16 Mar 1907, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1981, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
     3. Dorothy Cornelia Flury,   b. 19 Mar 1909, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 2004, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F6930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Nov 1871 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jan 1899 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Aug 1945 - Hancock County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Knowles Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Sparta, Hancock, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S016407] Georgia, Death Index, 1919-1998 [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001).
      Name: Richard J Flury
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 74
      Birth Date: abt 1871
      Death Date: 7 Aug 1945
      Death Place: Hancock, Georgia, USA
      Certificate Number: 18603

    2. [S336457] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).