Nimrod H. Arnold

9 July 1825–20 February 1851 (Age 25)
Bath, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nimrod H.

When Nimrod H. Arnold was born on 9 July 1825, in Bath, Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas T. Arnold, was 26 and his mother, Martha 'Patsy' Arnold, was 30. He married Elizabeth Miskel on 31 October 1840, in Clay, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 20 February 1851, in Washington Township, Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Holt, Clay, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nimrod H. Arnold
Elizabeth Miskel
Marriage: 31 October 1840
Wiliam J Arnold
James Arnold
Benjamn Riley Arnold
Elizabeth Arnold

Spouse and Children

31 October 1840
Clay, Missouri, United States


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World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 5

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 9

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.

Name Meaning

Saxon, Latin: Faithful to his honour, help in war, helping lord, powerful lord

Sources (3)

  • Nimrod Arnold, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nimrod H Arnold, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Namrod Arnold, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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