Nimrod Seaney

11 December 1827–20 August 1906 (Age 78)
Crawford, Illinois, United States

The Life of Nimrod

When Nimrod Seaney was born on 11 December 1827, in Crawford, Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel Nimrod Seaney, was 47 and his mother, Catherine Sarah Wishon, was 40. He married Rhoda Higgins on 28 February 1847, in Crawford, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 11 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Montgomery Township, Crawford, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 August 1906, in Crawford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Seaney Cemetery, Flat Rock, Crawford, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nimrod Seaney
1827–1906
Rhoda Higgins
1828–1879
Marriage: 28 February 1847
Benjamin A. Seaney
1847–1929
Mary Elizabeth Seaney
1849–1932
Sarah Catherine Seaney
1850–1882
Margaret J. Seaney
1851–1851
Eliza Ann Seaney
1854–1921
Martha Jane Seaney
1854–1939
Emeline Rhoda Seaney
1857–
Rosella Seaney
1858–1947
Samuel M. Seaney
1860–1861
Laura A Seaney
1860–1861
Julia Olive Seaney
1862–1944
Flora Bell Seaney
1865–1950
James Edmundson Seaney
1869–1929
Lucy Seaney
1871–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1847
Crawford, Illinois, United States
children

(14)

    Benjamin A. Seaney

    Male1847–1929Male

    Mary Elizabeth Seaney

    Female1849–1932Female

    Sarah Catherine Seaney

    Female1850–1882Female

    Margaret J. Seaney

    Female1851–1851Female

    Eliza Ann Seaney

    Female1854–1921Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

    Female1803–1882Female

    Clarissa Seaney

    Female1807–Female

    Female1807–1872Female

    Amelia "Milley" Seaney

    Female1807–1852Female

    Lucinda Seaney

    Female1808–1829Female

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 5

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 21

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Name Meaning

Variant of English and Irish Seeney .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nimrod Sina, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nimrod Seaney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nimrod Senna, "United States Census, 1880"

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