Nathaniel Daniel Stout

Brief Life History of Nathaniel Daniel

When Nathaniel Daniel Stout was born on 22 October 1814, in Harrison, Virginia, United States, his father, James M. Stout, was 35 and his mother, Phebe Jackson, was 21. He married Elizabeth Ann Cottrell on 6 June 1842. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Gilmer, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Center District, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 13 January 1892, in Gilmer, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Rutherford Cemetery, Gilmer, Virginia, United States.

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Nathaniel Daniel Stout
Elizabeth Ann Cottrell
Marriage: 6 June 1842
Mary Stout
Virginia Stout
Francis Marion Stout
Martha Columbia Stout
Alvis Floyd Stout
John Stump Stout

Sources (31)

  • N D Stout, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nathan L Stout, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
  • Nathan D Stout, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning


nickname from Middle English stout ‘bold, daring, brave’ (Old French estolt, estout, Anglo-Norman French estut, estot, estout ‘bold, fierce, randy, stubborn’).

perhaps occasionally a nickname from Middle English st(o)ut ‘gnat, horse-fly’ (Old English stūt, Old Norse stútr ‘gnat’), possibly used for someone with a biting tongue or for a small, quick-moving person.

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

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