Nathan Pinkham Tufts

23 January 1837–18 December 1857 (Age 20)
Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Nathan Pinkham

When Nathan Pinkham Tufts was born on 23 January 1837, in Kennebec, Maine, United States, his father, Elbridge Tufts, was 24 and his mother, Elmira Pinkham, was 24. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 18 December 1857, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 20.

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Elbridge Tufts
Elmira Pinkham
Nathan Pinkham Tufts
Josiah Tufts
Elizabeth Ursula Tufts
Don Carlos Tufts
Hiram Tufts
Caroline Tufts
Anna Dornette Tufts
Elbridge Tufts
Elmira Tufts

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World Events (4)

1838 · The Aroostook War
Age 1
"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
Age 1
On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant of Tofts, itself a variant of Toft with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Nathan Tufts in household of Elmira Tufts, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • Nathan Tufts, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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