Nehemiah Story

1777–31 March 1863 (Age 86)
Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Nehemiah

When Nehemiah Story was born in 1777, in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, William Nathan Storey, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Burnham, was 29. He married Hannah Hadley on 11 May 1806. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 31 March 1863, at the age of 86, and was buried in Goffstown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Nehemiah Story
Hannah Hadley
Marriage: 11 May 1806
Emily Story
Alfred Story
William Story
Hannah Eastman Story

Spouse and Children


    Hannah Hadley


11 May 1806


    Emily Story


    Alfred Story


    William Story



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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 11

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

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

Northern English: variant spelling of Storey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nehemiah Story, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nehemiah Story in household of Luther Sargent, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nehemiah Story in entry for Wm. Story, "New Hampshire Deaths and Burials, 1784-1949"

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