Marinda Arnold

Brief Life History of Marinda

When Marinda Arnold was born in 1852, in Brandywine Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States, her father, Whitlock Arnold, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Ann Bollabaugh, was 30. She married Frances Franklin Cook on 17 April 1871, in Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Marion Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Ten Mile, Macon, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1926, in Macon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74.

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Frances Franklin Cook
Marinda Arnold
Marriage: 17 April 1871
Charles S Cook
Charles Cook
Alice M Cook
Ortha E Cook
John W Cook
Nathan Cook
Arthur Cook
Samuel Clyde Cook
Hayden Cook
Otis Cook
Letha Cook
Melissa Cook

Sources (6)

  • Miranda Arnold in household of Whitlock Arnold, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Miranda Arnold, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Mirandy Cook in household of Frank Cook, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)

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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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Name Meaning

English, Scottish, German, Dutch, French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the ancient Germanic personal name Arnwald (Middle English Arnold, Old French Arnaut), composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule, power’. This name was introduced to Britain by the Normans.

English: habitational name from either of two places called Arnold in Nottinghamshire and East Yorkshire, from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + halh ‘nook’.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name (see 1 above), at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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