John Corder McNamar


Brief Life History of John Corder

When John Corder McNamar was born in 1779, in Hampshire, Virginia, United States, his father, Philip Ames McNemar, was 51 and his mother, Mary Sarah Corder, was 54. He married Elizabeth Truby on 19 December 1805, in Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1820 and Union, Indiana, United States in 1830. He died in 1846, in Owen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Jordan, Morgan Township, Owen, Indiana, United States.

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John Corder McNamar
Elizabeth Truby
Marriage: 19 December 1805
Elizabeth McNamar
Catherine McNamar
Eve McNamar
John N McNamar
H. N. Mc Namer
O'Brian McNamar
Mary McNamar
Margaret McNamar
Daniel Boone McNamar
Isaac David McNamar

Sources (7)

  • John McNames, "United States Census, 1820"
  • John Mcnamee, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • John C. McNamar, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1805Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 1

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 2

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 21

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of McNamara .

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

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