Robert McCown Nutt

Brief Life History 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 Emeline Nutt
Robert Washington Nutt

Sources (9)

  • Robert M Nutt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert McCown Nutt - Published information: birth-name: Robert McCown Nutt
  • R M Nutt, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.


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


Historical Boundaries - 1859: Craighead, Arkansas, United States

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English note, nute, notte, nutte ‘nut’ (Old English hnutu), perhaps used for a man with a round head or a brown complexion.

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a nut-tree, from Middle English note, nute, notte, nutte ‘nut’ (Old English hnutu), used also to denote the tree.

Irish (Ulster, especially Derry): shortened form of McNutt 1.

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

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