Mary Caroline Sansing Flanegan

Joel L. Flanegan and Caroline Sansing were married on November 27, 1840 in Paulding (Polk) County, Georgia by J. C. York, Justice of the Peace. Caroline was 14 and Joel was 22 when they married, but it was a common pratice for females to marry young.

Caroline is probably the wife that Joel Flanegan "whipped" and is mentioned in the Van Wert Baptist Church minutes.

Mary C. Flanegan was born 14 Aug 1826 and died 16 Feb 1859, according to her tombstone at Van Wert Cemetery.
Next to her is buried Dr. Joel L. Flanegan born 30 Oct 1818 and died 8 Jan 1868, according to his tombstone.
Dr. Flanegan's second wife, Elizabeth Ann Clark Flanegan, is buried on the other side of him. Elizabeth was born on 11 Sep 1823 and died 7 Jun 1901, according to her tombstone.

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