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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Charles Patterson Nolen
Nancy Lee Adams
Marriage: 2 December 1834
Exony Lucinda Nolen
Ephraim S. Nowlin
David R Nowlin
Mary E Nolen
Isaac Alexander Nolen
Martha Virginia Nolen
John Abraham Nolen
Charles Patterson Nolan Jr
George Sparrel Nolen
Nancy Adaline Nolen
Ruth Lillian Nolen
Enoch G. Nowlin

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"

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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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