Nathaniel Coddington

1779–1850 (Age 71)
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Coddington was born in 1779, in Rhode Island, United States, his father, Edward Coddington, was 41 and his mother, Ann Nixon, was 31. He died on 29 January 1850, in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Coasters Harbor Cemetery, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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Edward Coddington
Ann Nixon
Nathaniel Coddington
Hope Coddington
Lydia Coddington
John Coddington
Isaac Coddington

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World Events (8)

1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 1

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire, Herefordshire, and Nottinghamshire, named Coddington, from the Old English personal name Cot(t)a + -ingdenoting association + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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  • Nathaniel Coddington in household of William H Read, "United States Census, 1850"

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