Nicolas Byington

1841–1860 (Age 19)
Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States

The Life of Nicolas

When Nicolas Byington was born in 1841, in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States, his father, Samuel Richard Byington, was 32 and his mother, Emily Bressie, was 26. He lived in Ste. Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Union Township, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died after 1860, at the age of 20.

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Samuel Richard Byington
Emily Bressie
Ephraim Louis Byington
John M. Byington
Annis Byington
Samuel Richard Byington
Nicolas Byington
William Arnold Byington
Arzel Byington
Housen Byington
Laura Mae Byington

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World Events (2)


Age 5

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

Age 19

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

This has the form of an English habitational name, but no source has been identified, and the surname is rare in the British Isles.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nicolas Byington in household of Emily Byington, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nicholas Byington in household of Emely Byington, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nicolas Byington in household of Emely Byington, "United States Census, 1850"

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