Nathaniel Harrington

1822–1844 (Age 21)
Rodman, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Harrington was born on 5 August 1822, in Rodman, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Nathaniel Harrington, was 37 and his mother, Diana Edmonds, was 32. He died in 1844, at the age of 22, and was buried in Honeyville, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Harrington
1785–1870
Diana Edmonds
1790–1851
Sally W Harrington
1809–1833
Betsey Harrington
1810–1851
Eri Harrington
1813–1907
Riley Harrington
1820–1862
Nathaniel Harrington
1822–1844
Harry H. Harrington
1824–1911
Benjamin Franklin Harrington
1827–1920

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 5

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Cumbria, Lincolnshire, and Northamptonshire. The first gets its name from Old English Haferingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with someone called Hæfer’, a byname meaning ‘he-goat’. The second probably meant ‘settlement (Old English tūn) of someone called Hæring’. Alternatively, the first element may have been Old English hæring ‘stony place’ or hāring ‘gray wood’. The last, recorded in Domesday Book as Arintone and in 1184 as Hederingeton, is most probably named with an unattested Old English personal name, Heathuhere.2 Irish (County Kerry and the West): adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArrachtáin ‘descendant of Arrachtán’, a personal name from a diminutive of arrachtach ‘mighty’, ‘powerful’.3 Irish (County Kerry): adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIongardail, later Ó hUrdáil, ‘descendant of Iongardal’.

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

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  • Nathaniel Harrington, "Find A Grave Index"

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