Nathaniel McElhaney

1825–1888 (Age 63)
Grainger, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel McElhaney was born in 1825, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, his father, Hugh McElhaney, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Phillips, was 20. He married Mary Jane Roach on 26 January 1854, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1888, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Rutledge, Grainger, Tennessee, United States.

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Nathaniel McElhaney
Mary Jane Roach
Marriage: 26 January 1854
Leander McElhaney
William McElhaney
Narcissa McElhaney
Margaret E McElhaney
Mary Almeda Mc Elhaney

Spouse and Children

26 January 1854
Grainger, Tennessee, United States


    Leander McElhaney


    William McElhaney


    Narcissa McElhaney


    Margaret E McElhaney


    Mary Almeda Mc Elhaney


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 10

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McElhinney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nathan Mcelhaney, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nathaniel Mc Elhany, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nathan Mcelkany, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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