Ephraim Nash

20 April 1836–9 June 1910 (Age 74)
Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ephraim

When Ephraim Nash was born on 20 April 1836, in Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Nash, was 25 and his mother, Catherine Kemp, was 22. He married Rhoda Young McNichols in 1863, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 9 June 1910, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Alpine Cemetery, Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Nash
Rhoda Young McNichols
Marriage: 1863
Ephraim Jefferson Nash
Rhoda Celestia Nash
Margaret Catherine Nash
Mary Francena Nash
Rosa May Nash
Siddie Gertrude Nash
Violet Deseret Nash
Clarence Vance Nash

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  • Marriage
    1863Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 18
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland.Jewish: possibly an Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.History: The surname Nash was taken to Ireland from England or Wales by a family who established themselves in County Kerry in the 13th century, during the second wave of Anglo-Norman settlement. — Abner Nash (c. 1740–86), governor of NC, was of Welsh origin, his parents having emigrated to VA from Wales in 1730. His brother Francis (c. 1742–77) was a general in the Continental army; the city of Nashville, TN, was named in his honor.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Catherine Kemp Nash was the second child and the eldest daughter of John and Elizabeth Naish Kemp (born 1786). Some sources suggest she was born at Melksham, Wiltshire, England, 17th of October, 1 …

    Sources (30)

    • Ephraim Naish in household of Elizabeth Kemp, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Ephraim Nash in entry for Rhoda Celestia Nash Rowlands, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Ephriam Naish in household of Elizabeth Kemp, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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