Martha Christina Nash

10 July 1841–
Pavilion, Pavilion, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life of Martha Christina

When Martha Christina Nash was born on 10 July 1841, in Pavilion, Pavilion, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Josiah M Nash, was 37 and her mother, Betsey Gifford Adams, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Josiah M Nash
1804–1851
Betsey Gifford Adams
1811–1878
Frances Helen Nash
1832–
Mary Jane Nash
1834–1892
Jesse Martin Nash
1837–1863
Martha Christina Nash
1841–
Frank Wylie Nash
1851–1941

Parents and Siblings

    Josiah M Nash

    Male1804–1851Male

    Betsey Gifford Adams

    Female1811–1878Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland.2 Jewish: of unknown origin, possibly an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Martha C Nash in household of Josiah M Nash, "United States Census, 1850"

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