Artemus Nourse

1785–1831 (Age 46)
Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Artemus

When Artemus Nourse was born on 1 May 1785, in Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Daniel Nurss, was 28 and his mother, Patience Reed, was 28. He married Arsenath Lena Randall on 6 January 1811, in Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Shrewsbury, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1810. He died on 31 August 1831, at the age of 46, and was buried in Packer Cemetery, Mount Holly, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Artemus Nourse
Arsenath Lena Randall
Marriage: 6 January 1811
Clarissa Norse
Willis Nourse
Randall Nourse
Joanna Nourse
Harriet Norse
Hannah Nurse
Daniel Randall Nourse
Artemas Norse
Joanna Rebecca Nourse
Nathan Willis Nourse

Spouse & Children

6 January 1811
Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States


  • Clarissa Norse


  • Willis Nourse


  • Randall Nourse


  • Harriet Norse


  • Joanna Nourse


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1757–1842Male

  • Patience Reed




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 6

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

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, Scottish, and Irish: variant of Norris 3.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Artimos Nurse, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Nourse in entry for Randall Nourse, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Artemas Nueas, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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