George Nixon

Male1839–

Brief Life History of George

When George Nixon was born in 1839, in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Standin Nixon, was 39 and his mother, Sophia Stephens, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Charles Standin Nixon
1800–1865
Sophia Stephens
1814–
George Nixon
1839–
William Nixon
1839–
Lucy Nixon
1840–
Samuel Nixon
1844–
Ellen Nixon
1846–
Eliza Nixon
1848–

Sources (1)

  • George Nixon in household of Charles Nixon, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 15

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 41

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English (northern), Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nik(k)e, a short form of Nicholas . This is a famous Scottish Borders surname, which has also been established in Ireland since the Plantation of Ulster during the 17th century.

Americanized form of Finnish Nissinen, from the personal name Nissi, a pet form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ) + the surname suffix -nen.

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

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