Charles Patterson Nolen

Brief Life History of Charles Patterson

When Charles Patterson Nolen was born on 16 March 1806, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, his father, John Whitt Nowlin, was 40 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Thomas, was 26. He married Nancy Lee Adams on 2 December 1834, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870. He died on 26 January 1875, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Patrick, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Patterson Nolen
1806–1875
Nancy Lee Adams
1818–1878
Marriage: 2 December 1834
Exony Lucinda Nolen
1838–1910
Ephraim S. Nowlin
1841–1862
David R Nowlin
1849–
Mary E Nolen
1839–1895
Isaac Alexander Nolen
1840–1923
Martha Virginia Nolen
1845–1920
John Abraham Nolen
1847–1932
Charles Patterson Nolan Jr
1849–1919
George Sparrel Nolen
1853–1932
Nancy Adaline Nolen
1855–1939
Ruth Lillian Nolen
1857–1935
Enoch G. Nowlin
1860–1861

Sources (45)

  • Charles P Nowlin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charles Patterson Nolen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • C P in entry for George S Nowlin, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"

World Events (8)

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Nol, a pet form of Arnold .

Swedish (Nolén): probably a habitational name from placenames beginning with Nol-, from Nord- ‘north’ + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Nolin .

Irish: variant of Nolan .

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

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