Isaac Nash

October 1843–1861 (Age 17)
Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Nash was born in October 1843, in Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Nash, was 32 and his mother, Catherine Naish, was 30. He lived in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died in 1861, in Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Alpine Cemetery, Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Isaac Nash
Siddie May Hennifer

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World Events (2)

Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Crimean War
Age 11
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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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 (4)

  • Isaace Naish in household of Elizabeth Kemp, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 - Isaac Naish birth record
  • Isaac Naish, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"

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