Roswell H Nott

21 November 1805–29 March 1854 (Age 48)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Roswell H

When Roswell H Nott was born on 21 November 1805, in Ohio, United States, his father, Simeon Nott, was 35 and his mother, Mary Polly Peyton, was 30. He married Nancy Eddleblute on 15 August 1829, in Washington, Monroe, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wilmington, Will, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 29 March 1854, in Florence Township, Will, Illinois, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Wilmington, Will, Illinois, United States.

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Roswell H Nott
Nancy Eddleblute
Marriage: 15 August 1829
Roswell Simeon Nott
Nancy E Nott
Craven Rutherford Nott

Spouse and Children


    Nancy Eddleblute


15 August 1829
Washington, Monroe, Ohio, United States


    Roswell Simeon Nott


    Nancy E Nott


    Craven Rutherford Nott


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 5

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 14

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a bald man or one who kept his hair extremely close-cropped, from Middle English not(te) ‘bald’ (Old English hnott).2 English: variant spelling of Knott .3 German: of uncertain origin; perhaps either a nickname for an inconspicuous person, from Middle Low German not(e) ‘nut’, or a derivative of Middle Low German note ‘companion’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • R H Knott, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Roswell H. Nott, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Roswell H. Nott, "Find A Grave Index"

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