Finis S. Arnold

Male15 September 1827–26 February 1912

Brief Life History of Finis S.

When Finis S. Arnold was born on 15 September 1827, in Rocheport, Boone, Missouri, United States, his father, John Price Arnold, Jr., was 30 and his mother, Catherine Head, was 27. He had at least 1 daughter with Emily Hoss. He lived in Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1860 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 26 February 1912, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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Finis S. Arnold
Emily Hoss
Kate M. Arnold

Sources (8)

  • Finis Arnold, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Finis S Arnold in household of Catharine Fowkes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Finis S. Arnold - Published information: birth:

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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 6

Historical Boundaries 1833: Pettis created from Cooper, Morgan, St Clair, Saline and Non-County Area 15.


Age 36

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

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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