George Nettles


Brief Life History of George

George Nettles was born in 1802, in South Carolina, United States. He married Marjory Booth in 1833, in Appling, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died in 1870, in Nassau, Florida, United States, at the age of 68.

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George Nettles
Marjory Booth
Marriage: 1833
Wiley Nettles
Serana Lavina Nettles
John Nettles
Zelphia Nettles
Jehu Nettles
Bathsheba Nettles
Laurany Nettles
Wilson Nettles
Caroline Evelina Nettles
Tabitha Nettles
Amelia Nettles

Sources (4)

  • George Nettles, "United States Census, 1840"
  • George Nettles in entry for John Nettles and Martha Dukes, "Georgia, Marriages, 1808-1967"
  • George Nettles, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1833Appling, Georgia, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    Age 1

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 18

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English netle ‘nettle’ (Old English netel), with post-medieval excrescent -s. See Nettle 1.

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

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