Hiram Peabody Flagg
(1859 - 1937)
Hiram Peabody Flagg was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York. Hiram Flagg is known for sailing ship, marine and historical genre painting.
Biography Hiram Peabody Flagg
Mr. Flagg was born Marach 14, 1818 in Danvers, Massachusetts, where he spent his boyhood, afterwards removing to Mason, New Hampshire. His parents were Ephraim and Betsy (Stevens) Flagg. As a young man he worked in the mills of Lawrence and Lowell, and afterwards learned the iron founder's trade, working in Hingham and East Boston.
In 1849, he went to California, sailing from Boston January 11, arriving at San Francisco July 6, and passing through many thrilling experiences in the gold mines. Mr. Flagg returned to Boston, via Isthmus of Panama and New York.
He married Laura Peabody in Lowell, August 31, 1852, and they lived in Somerville and Charlestown about six years in each place. In 1868, Mr. Flagg retired from business,
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