Robert Johnston Nimocks

8 September 1820–30 December 1890 (Age 70)
Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Robert Johnston

When Robert Johnston Nimocks was born on 8 September 1820, in Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, Jared Nimocks, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Johnston, was 27. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Harriet M. Edgerly. He lived in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States in 1870. He died on 30 December 1890, in Dayton, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, United States.

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Robert Johnston Nimocks
Harriet M. Edgerly
Jared Nimocks
Electa May Nimocks
Estelle Nimocks
Albert Nimocks
Alfred M Nimocks
Burton Nimocks
Hattie Alice Nimocks

Spouse and Children



    Jared Nimocks


    Estelle Nimocks


    Albert Nimocks


    Alfred M Nimocks


    Burton Nimocks


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Nancy Johnston




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 7

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 26

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robt J Ninnrocks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hebert J. Nimocks, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"
  • Robert J Nimolks in entry for Martin Erickson and Electa May Nimolks, "Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930"

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