Taken from "The History of Nicholas County":
The name, Flora, is associated with the English meaning, "one who was born in
The beginning of the flora family in Nicholas county was George Washington Flora and
Lucretia Lowe Flora, who were the parents of seven children. One of these children was
Isaac Flora, Sr. who married Lydia Katherine Watkins on 19 Apr 1879. Their home was in the
Upper Licks section of Nicholas County.
Isaac and Lydia Flora were the parents of the following 13 children:
Tommie, Early, Willie, Sam, Sterlie, Elmer, Retta, Nannie Lee, Pearlie, Carrie, Maggie,
Mayme, and Louella.
Isaac and Lydia are buried at Mt. Zion, Ky.
On 17 Feb 1915, Tommie J. Flora married Ethel T. Crump and they were parents of 4
children: Carrie; Thaddaues; Isaac, Jr; and Mildred.