Nathan Kempton

about 1834–
Maine, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Kempton was born about 1834, in Maine, United States, his father, Isaiah Kempton, was 32 and his mother, Roxanna Sweet, was 31. He lived in Porter Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1850.

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Isaiah Kempton
Roxanna Sweet
Benjamin Franklin Kempton
George Kempton
Isaiah Kempton
Lorenzo Kempton
Nathan Kempton
Asenath Kempton
Emily Kempton
Elymena Kempton
Charles Kempton
Mary Kempton

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 4

"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place called Kempton in Shropshire, named from an Old English personal name Cempa (or the Old English vocabulary word cempa ‘warrior’) + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. 2. variant of Kimpton .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Nathan Kempton in household of Rosanna Kempton, "United States Census, 1850"

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