Nehemiah Wood Beirdneau

2 February 1824–7 September 1901 (Age 77)
Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Nehemiah Wood

When Nehemiah Wood Beirdneau was born on 2 February 1824, in Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States, his father, Charles N. Beirdneau, was 49 and his mother, Zebiah Elizabeth McCarley, was 37. He married America Ann Steele on 30 April 1846, in Lake Mills, Winnebago, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States for about 14 years and Graham, Arizona, United States in 1900. He died on 7 September 1901, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nehemiah Wood Beirdneau
America Ann Steele
Marriage: 30 April 1846
Clarissa Emily Beirdneau
Sarah Jane Beirdneau
Louisa Adeline Beirdneau
William Wood Beirdneau
Mary Capitolia Beirdneau
Margaret Elmira Beirdneau
James Albert Beirdneau
Chloe Ann Beirdneau

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 April 1846Lake Mills, Winnebago, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Hebrew: whom Jehovah comforts

    Story Highlight


    BEIRDNEAU GENEALOGY BY LOUISA BEIRDNEAU COLE My great grandfather Beirdneau, who was of French descent, came from Canada sometime the latter part of the eighteenth century and settled in Vermont. He …

    Sources (28)

    • Jeremiah Birdeno, "United States Census, 1850"
    • W. W. Birdno in entry for David William Birdno, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Neamiah Borden, "United States Census, 1870"

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