Worthy Nash

27 June 1835–19 September 1892 (Age 57)
Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Worthy

When Worthy Nash was born on 27 June 1835, in Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Nash, was 24 and his mother, Catherine Naish, was 21. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 19 September 1892, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Alpine Cemetery, Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Nash
Catherine Naish
Worthy Nash
Ephraim Nash
Isaac Nash

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 1
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 8
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War
Age 19
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.

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

Worthy Nash - from the biography of Catherine Kempt Nash written by Rhoda Celestia Nash Rowlands her granddaughter

Worthy, the eldest son , was inclined to a business career - lumber and cattle raising, grazing his herds in the low hills and high mountains around Alpine. Dry seasons, the herd was ranged over the …

Sources (18)

  • Worthy Nash, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Worthy Nash in household of Catherine Nash, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Worthy Naish, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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