Robert McCown Nutt

28 June 1828–16 March 1913 (Age 84)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Robert McCown

When Robert McCown Nutt was born on 28 June 1828, in Alabama, United States, his father, William Henry Nutt Jr., was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Speer, was 28. He married Amanda Lindley on 17 April 1856. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Cache Township, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Salem Township, Greene, Arkansas, United States in 1880. He died on 16 March 1913, in Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Greene, Arkansas, United States.

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Robert McCown Nutt
Nancy Jane Ellis
Marriage: 31 May 1864
Mary Caroline Nutt
Thomas Walter Nutt
Sarah Ann Nutt
Dovie E. Nutt
Robert Washington Nutt

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31 May 1864
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1835: Randolph, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Randolph, Arkansas, United States

Age 23

Alabama State Capitol Building was completed in 1851. Additions to the building were made several times. The Capitol was restored in 1992.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English not(e), nut ‘nut’; either a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer and seller of nuts, or a nickname for a man supposedly resembling a nut (for example in having a rounded head and brown complexion).2 Irish: reduced form of McNutt 1.3 North German: nickname for an industrious person, from Middle High German nutte ‘useful’, ‘efficient’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert M Nutt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert Nutt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • R M Nutt, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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