James Harvey Nourse

30 January 1791–16 January 1853 (Age 62)
Logan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Harvey

When James Harvey Nourse was born on 30 January 1791, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert Nourse, was 28 and his mother, Rebecca Jameson, was 26. He married Sarah W. Neel on 16 December 1842, in Butler, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 16 January 1853, in Butler, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

James Harvey Nourse
Sarah W. Neel
Marriage: 16 December 1842
Sarah Helen Nourse
James Robert Nourse

Spouse and Children

16 December 1842
Butler, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Rebecca Jameson






    Joseph Nourse


    Lucinda Nourse


    Maria Nourse


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 1

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Age 17

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: variant of Norris 3.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • James H Nourse, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James H. M. Nourse, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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