James Howard Nash Jr.

12 November 1839–4 September 1914 (Age 74)
Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, United States

The Life of James Howard

When James Howard Nash Jr. was born on 12 November 1839, in Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, United States, his father, James Howard Nash Sr., was 42 and his mother, Mary Scott, was 42. He married Almira J Amaden on 29 December 1873, in Ventura, Ventura, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Star City, Pershing, Nevada, United States in 1870 and Yavapai, Arizona, United States in 1910. He died on 4 September 1914, in Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Williamson Valley, Yavapai, Arizona, United States.

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James Howard Nash Jr.
Almira J Amaden
Marriage: 29 December 1873
Grace Della Nash

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29 December 1873
Ventura, Ventura, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 2

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland.2 Jewish: of unknown origin, possibly an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James H Nash in household of Mary Nash, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Hendra in household of Richard Nash, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James H Nash, "United States Census, 1910"

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