John Arnold

1829–about 1869 (Age 40)
Missouri, United States

The Life of John

When John Arnold was born in 1829, in Missouri, United States, his father, John Arnold, was 33 and his mother, Catherine Head, was 29. He died about 1869, at the age of 40.

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John Arnold
1796–1870
Catherine Head
1800–1840
Matthew Arnold
1818–1877
William Arnold
1820–1848
Mark Arnold
1820–1908
Milton Arnold
1822–1848
Finis S. Arnold
1827–1912
John Arnold
1829–1869
Price Arnold
1832–1921
James Thompson Arnold
1836–1919
Annie E. Arnold
1838–1910

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World Events (5)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 0

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

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.
1846

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, 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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  • Missouri Probate Records, 1750-1998; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LM-YN3V?cc=2399107&wc=QZ9D-H1H%3A1327238301%2C1328881802

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