James Nock

about 1704–DY (Age NaN)
Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of James

When James Nock was born about 1704, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Elder James Nock, was 18 and his mother, Abigail Thomas, was 17.

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Elder James Nock
1686–1724
Abigail Thomas
1687–1757
Patience Nock
1702–1747
James Nock
1704–
Elisabeth Nock
1707–
Mary Nock
1711–
Sobriety Nock
1714–
Abigail Nock
Ann Nock
1719–
Love Nock
1722–
James Knox
1724–

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 72

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 72

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 96

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

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an oak tree, from misdivision of Middle English atten oke ‘at the oak’.2 South German (also Nöck): from Tyrolean nock, nog ‘rounded hill’, ‘rock’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a feature, or a nickname from the same word used in the sense ‘short and fat’.

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

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