Thomas Jefferson Nevins

Male5 June 1795–14 January 1861

Brief Life History of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Nevins was born on 5 June 1795, in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Thomas Nevins, was 22 and his mother, Sally Brown, was 19. He married Minerva Loomis on 23 November 1825, in Middlesex, Middlesex, Yates, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States in 1839 and Alameda, Alameda, California, United States in 1860. He died on 14 January 1861, in Silver City, Lyon, Nevada, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Nevins
Cornelia Clark
Marriage: 5 October 1829
Oren Green Nevins
Stanley Morris Warner
Cornelia Minerva Nevins
George Willoughby Nevins

Sources (24)

  • Thomas Nevens, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Thos J Nevins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas J. Nevins - Individual or family possessions: death: 14 January 1861; Silver City, Lyon, Nevada, United States

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1829Penn Yan, Yates, New York, United States
  • Children (4)

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    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 2

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 5

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 24

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Irish: from Mac Cnáimhín or Ó Cnáimhín (see Nevin ), with English patronymic or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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