Henry Adam Nazelrode

June 1859–7 April 1941 (Age 81)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry Adam

When Henry Adam Nazelrode was born in June 1859, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Fredrick Nazelrod III, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Smith, was 34. He married Amanda Allis Nazelrode on 27 October 1881, in Hardy, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in South Fork Magisterial District, Hardy, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 April 1941, in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Henry Adam Nazelrode
Amanda Allis Nazelrode
Marriage: 27 October 1881
John H Harper
Mary Jane Nesselrodt
William Frederick Nazlerod
Samuel H Nazelrod

Spouse and Children

27 October 1881
Hardy, West Virginia, United States


    John H Harper


    Mary Jane Nesselrodt


    William Frederick Nazlerod



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World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 4

"West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Nesselroth, a variant spelling of Nesselrodt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry A Nazelrod in household of Samuel J Nazelrod, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Nazelrod, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Adam Nazelrods, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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