Dr. Benjamin C Stout

Brief Life History of Benjamin C

Dr. Benjamin C Stout was born in 1789, in Roane, Tennessee, United States. He married Jane Conn Hazelrig on 4 June 1818, in Roane, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 8 August 1829, in Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 40.

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Dr. Benjamin C Stout
1789–1829
Jane Conn Hazelrig
1802–
Marriage: 4 June 1818
Mary Adelia Stout
1824–1884

Sources (9)

  • Benjamin C. Stout in the Tennessee, U.S., Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1810
  • Benjamin C Stout, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Benjamin C. Stout, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1789

George Washington elected first president of United States.

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English:

nickname from Middle English stout ‘bold, daring, brave’ (Old French estolt, estout, Anglo-Norman French estut, estot, estout ‘bold, fierce, randy, stubborn’).

perhaps occasionally a nickname from Middle English st(o)ut ‘gnat, horse-fly’ (Old English stūt, Old Norse stútr ‘gnat’), possibly used for someone with a biting tongue or for a small, quick-moving person.

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

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