Nathan Marvin

23 May 1767–9 December 1862 (Age 95)
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Nathan

When Nathan Marvin was born on 23 May 1767, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Barnabas Marvin, was 27 and his mother, Mary Adams, was 23. He married Molly Burr on 8 November 1793. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 9 December 1862, in Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Saint Matthews Parish Cemetery, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Marvin
Molly Burr
Marriage: 8 November 1793
Polly Burr Marvin
Betsey Caroline Marvin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1793
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 21
    Date of Statehood: February 6, 1788, the fifth State
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 27
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Leicestershire and Lincolnshire): from the Middle English personal name Merefin, Merevin, Old English Merefin. This is probably formed with Old English mere ‘sea’ + Finn (a personal name derived from the ethnic name). Alternatively, it may be a borrowing of an unrecorded Old Norse name Møra-Finnr.Slovenian: nickname from marvin, the name of a tart light red wine.French: unexplained.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (10)

    • Nathan Marvin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Nathan in entry for Molly Marvin, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Nathan Mervine, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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