1886 - 1969 (83 years)
||Jesse James Flack |
||26 Mar 1886
||Newbern, Dyer TN
||12th grade - home-schooled |
||Newbern, Dyer TN
|J.J. was orphaned at age 14 (Margaret Bruce died Abt 1901) and moved in his half-brother's family John Elisha Flack [listed as household member in 1900 Census] until he finished school. By another telling [see "Flack Family History"], J.J. moved into his nephew's house, J.P. Flack who was 20 and married. At 16 years old [according to his son Jim, but 21 according to daughter Ann], J.J. took a "horse, saddle, gun and a bag of money and headed south along the Mississippi River." [Ann Flack Heard's family history] |
||Baxterville MS 
|In 1920 Census, Flack household w/ Jesse James as head, Saw Boss, Logging Company |
||31 Dec 1969
||Pascagoula, Mississippi 39567
||18 Jul 2021 |
||Louella Lenora Lucas, b. 1891, Mount Olive, MS d. 23 Mar 1975, Pascagoula MS (Age 84 years) |
|+||1. Ann Flack, b. 1 Nov 1916, MS d. 20 Nov 2014, Merritt Island FL (Age 98 years)|
|+||2. James Monroe Flack, I, b. 29 Aug 1913, Baxter MS d. 16 Jun 1989, Moscow RU (on tour) (Age 75 years)|
|+||3. Ruby Mae Flack, b. 1912, Baxterville MS d. 7 Jan 2001, Baton Rouge LA (Age 89 years)|
| ||4. Jewel Franklin Flack, b. 1910 d. 3 Oct 1945, Kodiak Air Station, Kodiak Island AK (Age 35 years)|
||25 Dec 2019 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
|Birth - 26 Mar 1886 - Newbern, Dyer TN
|Residence - J.J. was orphaned at age 14 (Margaret Bruce died Abt 1901) and moved in his half-brother's family John Elisha Flack [listed as household member in 1900 Census] until he finished school. By another telling [see "Flack Family History"], J.J. moved into his nephew's house, J.P. Flack who was 20 and married. At 16 years old [according to his son Jim, but 21 according to daughter Ann], J.J. took a "horse, saddle, gun and a bag of money and headed south along the Mississippi River." [Ann Flack Heard's family history] - 1907 - Newbern, Dyer TN
|Residence - In 1920 Census, Flack household w/ Jesse James as head, Saw Boss, Logging Company - 1920 - Baxterville MS
|Death - 31 Dec 1969 - Pascagoula, Mississippi 39567
|| : Address
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||1920 Lamar, MS Census scan|
1920 Census scan, listing Jesse James Flack and family, Baxterville Village MS
||WWI Draft Registration Card - Jesse James Flack|
||Jesse James Journeys|
Promised a horse and saddle at 16, JJ headed west to Oklahoma Territory, then to southern Mississippi, Stephenson (later re-named Crosby). Worked at Foster Creek Lumber Co, which folded because of the Depression. In 1931 Crosby Lumber Co. opened for 2 years before also closing in the Depression.
JJ started a 1-acre garden and helped feed the community. His wife, Lenora, became the Crosby Postmistress. They moved to Pascagoula in 1940 in a house with a grocery store. He also worked in the shipyards.
||1900 CENSUS DYER TENN | John L (Elisha) Flack: Head 54 North Carolina | Elizabeth Flack: Wife 62 North Carolina | Paralee Flack: Daughter 23 Tennessee | Mattie D Flack: Daughter 19 Tennessee | Jessie J Flack: (Half) Brother 14 Tennessee
"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-D4GQ-FJH?cc=1325221&wc=9BQF-S5W%3A1030551301%2C1034246401%2C1034263501 : 5 August 2014), Tennessee > Dyer > ED 19 Civil District 6 (north part, excl. Newbern town) > image 14 of 24; citing NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
||James P. Flack (95 years old) letter to James M. Flack|
1967 letter describing JJ Flack: have seen sister (Ann Flack Heard) and your father (JJ Flack) "since he was a very small boy". JJ Family with 4 boys and 2 girls. JJ's father (John Yancey Flack) "is my Gran Pa".
JJ Flack is JP Flack's "half-uncle". JJ was orphaned as a child and moved into JP's household who was around 20 and married
- [S1] US Social Security Administration, SS Deaths - Jesse James Flack (Reliability: 3).
Social Security Death Index
Name FLACK, JESSE
Issue State MSá
Birth 25 Mar 1886á
Death Dec 1969
Death State MS
Last Known Residence Pascagoula, Mississippi 39567á
Last Payment Location
- [S9] 1920 Census, Lamar MS (Reliability: 3).