James Arnett

about 1790–from 1842 to 1843 (Age 52)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of James

James Arnett was born about 1790, in North Carolina, United States. He married Elizabeth Wilkins on 10 August 1815, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died from 1842 to 1843, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

James Arnett
1790–1843
Elizabeth Wilkins
1796–1854
Marriage: 10 August 1815
Nancy Carter Arnett
1815–1889
W James Arnett
1819–
William Arnett
1830–
Ellen "Nellie" Arnett
1824–1894
Lewis Arnett
1828–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 August 1815
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
children

(5)

    Nancy Carter Arnett

    Female1815–1889Female

    W James Arnett

    Male1819–Male

    Ellen "Nellie" Arnett

    Female1824–1894Female

    Lewis Arnett

    Male1828–1900Male

    William Arnett

    Male1830–Male

World Events (7)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 2

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.
1808

Age 18

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, probably a pet form of Arnold , although Reaney has it as a survival of the Old English personal names Earngēat (male) ‘eagle Geat’ (a tribal name) or Earngȳð (female) ‘eagle battle’.2 Variant of French Arnette .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Arnet, "United States Census, 1830"
  • James Arnett, "United States Census, 1820"
  • 1841 - Will of Sikes Garris

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