Rev. John Corder McNamar

1779–1846 (Age 67)
Hampshire, Virginia, United States

The Life of John Corder

When Rev. John Corder McNamar was born in 1779, in Hampshire, Virginia, United States, his father, Phillip Martin McNemar, was 39 and his mother, Mary Sarah Sally Corder, was 39. 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 died in 1846, in Owen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Morgan Township, Owen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

19 December 1805
Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States


    Elizabeth McNamar


    Catherine McNamar


    Eve McNamar


    John N McNamar


    H. N. Mc Namer


+5 More Children

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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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • John Mcnamee, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993

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