Adam Nehs

Male31 December 1766–1 October 1797

Brief Life History of Adam

When Adam Nehs was born on 31 December 1766, in Forestville, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, his father, Hans Michael Nehs Jr, was 36 and his mother, Maria Margareta Zirkle, was 30. He married Elizabeth Harpine on 17 June 1790, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 1 October 1797, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Forestville, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States.

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Adam Nehs
Elizabeth Harpine
Marriage: 17 June 1790
Dorothea Dolly Neas
John Neese
Michael C Neese

Sources (5)

  • Adam Nihs in entry for Dorothy Bowers, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Adam Nease, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • Adam Nehs, "Find a Grave, database and images"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1790Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 10

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 14

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 17

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Käse (see Kase 1), a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of cheese, more often Americanized as Case .

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

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