Do you know the name of his 1st wife and mother of his children born before his marriage in 1858?
Jesse Washington FLINN m. Margaret Abigail FRENCH (dau of Alphous FRENCH & Juliet Ann BYRNE) on September 10, 1858.
Arkansas Marriages, 1851-1900
Name: J. W. Flinn Spouse: Margaret A. French Marriage Date: 10 Sep 1858 County: Independence State: AR
1860 Independence County, Arkansas census, Greenbriar Township, PO:Alderbrook, Page 313 dated September 12, 1860
Dwelling: 2130 Family:2119
Jesse W. FLINN50MFarmerReal Est=$2,500Pers Est=$1,000NC Margaret A. "20FMO William F. "12MTNAttended school Cashus M. "11MTNAttended school Jesse S. "8MTNAttended school Henry D. "1MAR Dicy STEWART12FMO Joshua "12MMO
1870 Independence County, Arkansas census, Greenbriar Township, PO:Batesville, Page 34 dated July 2, 1870