Nathan Staker

Male28 November 1801–29 May 1884

Brief Life History of Nathan

When Nathan Staker was born on 28 November 1801, in Kingston Township, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, his father, Conrad Staker, was 33 and his mother, Cornelia Schnuck, was 18. He married Jane Richmond from about 1826 to 1827, in Pigeon, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 4 years. He died on 29 May 1884, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Staker
Jane Richmond
Marriage: from about 1826 to 1827
John Staker
William Henry Staker
Sarah Jane Staker
Alma Staker
Nathaniel Staker
Nathan Richmond Staker
Aaron Staker
Lydia Margarite Staker
Mary Ann Staker
Joseph Smith Staker

Sources (70)

  • Nathan Slaker & Jane Richmond, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nathan Staker in entry for John Staker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Nathan Staker, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from about 1826 to 1827Pigeon, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 20

    Historical Boundaries: 1821: Sangamon, Illinois, United States

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 24

    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.

    Name Meaning

    topographic name for someone who lived by a stake, from Middle English stake ‘stake’ (Old English staca) + -er. Compare Stake .

    occupational name for someone who made wooden stakes or who drove them into the ground, from an agent derivative of Middle English stake ‘stake’ (Old English staca). Compare Stake .


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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Eliza Cusworth Burton Staker

    BIOGRAPHY OF ELIZA CUSWORTH BURTON STAKER Eliza Cusworth Burton Staker was born January 19, 1824 in Lockwood near Hudderfield, Yorkshire, England. Her parents were John and Martha Brooks Cusworth. …

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