James Nay

1769–8 December 1856 (Age 87)
Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life of James

When James Nay was born in 1769, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States, his father, Johann Jacob Nöeh, was 38 and his mother, Mary Fielding, was 44. He married Nancy Neal on 11 January 1809, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Shelby Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 8 December 1856, in Canaan, Jefferson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Indian Kentucky Cemetery, Canaan, Jefferson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Nay
1769–1856
Nancy Neal
1790–1850
Marriage: 11 January 1809
John Nay
1810–
Sarah Nay
1811–1850
Samuel Nay
1812–1872
Benjamin Nay
1814–
Mary Ann Nay
1813–1905
Willet Nay
1821–1842
Martha Nay
1823–1905
Nancy Nay
1829–
Harriet Nay
1832–1857

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1809
Shelby, Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

    Male1810–Male

    Female1811–1850Female

    Samuel Nay

    Male1812–1872Male

    Mary Ann Nay

    Female1813–1905Female

    Benjamin Nay

    Male1814–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 11

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 25

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McNay .2 English: variant of Nye .3 French: habitational name from places so called in Manche and Pyrénées Atlantiques, possibly named with Latin Nadium, from a Gaulish personal name, Nadius.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Ney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Nay, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James Nay, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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