Flagg, W. F.
Flagg & Bonnell.
Tools made: Machinery, foot presses, drill lathes, models, dies, punches, etc.
Frederick W. Flagg. Born in Connecticut 12 Jan. 1831, died in Virginia 10 Nov. 1908.
Working Dates: 1864-1873. Incorporated 1868.
Located at 4 S. Map G. Main opposite Warwick Street. Part of Wilcox-Crittenden. In 1872 they moved to the Sanseer building. Map P. Bonnell is not listed in the 1869 City Directory.
From Ref. 55:
Flagg & Bonnell commenced the manufacture of machinery for plated and Britannia ware,
also dies and moulds and machinery to order, in 1868, being the continuation of F. W. Flagg,
who commenced here in 1864. They now occupy one floor at 4 South Main street, 60.x30 feet,
employing 7 persons. They use 5 lathes, 2 planes, 1 upright drill and 2 gear cutters.
Ad from the 1866 City Directory.
Ad from the 1869 City Directory.
F. W. Flagg Residence on Lake Street and Hunting Hill Ave. From the 1874 Beers County Atlas page 41.
From the U. S. census.
1870 Machinery Jobber.
From Middletown City Directories
1875 Secretary Sanseer Mfg Co.
1884-87 as a Machinist.
1900-08 as a Toolmaker.
Patents issued to Frederick and Ira Flagg.
Pat. No Item Issue Date
Flagg, I. and F. 49,395 Rowlock 15 Sep. 1865.
Flagg, I. and F 51,032 Rowlock 21 Nov. 1865.
Flagg, F. 55,766 Whirling Jack for Toys 19 Jun. 1866.
Flagg, F. 179,692 Improvement in Machinery Clutches. 11 Jul. 1876.
Flagg, F. 830,776 Leg Rest 11 Sep. 1906.
I have not found any information on the relationship between Ira and Frederick. I think they were brothers. Also no information on Bonnell.
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