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Green Flake - Black Pioneer -Utah

Green Flake - Black Pioneer

Green Flake is one of the three black pioneers whose names are immortalized on the back of the Brigham Young monument in Salt Lake City.

He was born in North Carolina as a slave and was given as a wedding present to James and Agnes Flake when he was 10 years old.
Green and the Flake family later moved to Mississippi where the Flakes joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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