Benjamin Nimblett

1 February 1784–18 July 1809 (Age 25)
Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Benjamin

Benjamin Nimblett was born on 1 February 1784, in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States as the son of Robert Nimblett and Hannah. He married Lydia Odell King on 23 July 1803, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 18 July 1809, in his hometown, at the age of 25.

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Benjamin Nimblett
Lydia Odell King
Marriage: 23 July 1803
Benjamin Nimblet

Spouse and Children

23 July 1803
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Nimblett






World Events (6)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 10

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a nickname from a double diminutive of Middle English nibbe, a dialect form of neb ‘beak’, referring to someone with a prominent or beaklike nose.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Kimblet, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benjamin Nimblet, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benjamin in entry for Benjamin Nimblet, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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