Richard Nash II

about 1670–
Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Richard

When Richard Nash II was born about 1670, in Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, Richard Nash I, was 27 and his mother, Anne Wheeler, was 22. He married McKee about 1729. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Richard Nash II
Marriage: about 1729
Richard Nash III
Elizabeth Nash

Spouse and Children

about 1729



    Elizabeth Nash


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Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland.2 Jewish: of unknown origin, possibly an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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  • 1680 - Will filed - Nashes of Ireland - Richard & Alexander Nash of Eastern Shore and Their Allied Families - 1200-1956, Page(s) #

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