A. Nahum Niles

15 October 1739–27 January 1825 (Age 85)
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of A. Nahum

When A. Nahum Niles was born on 15 October 1739, in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Daniel Niles I, was 26 and his mother, Mercy Smith, was 28. He married Susanna Cole on 29 November 1759, in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 27 January 1825, in Lebanon Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Smith Valley Cemetery, Lebanon, Lebanon, Madison, New York, United States.

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A. Nahum Niles
Susanna Cole
Marriage: 29 November 1759
Molly Niles
Mary 'Mercy' Niles
Nathan Niles Sr.
John Niles
Susannah Niles
Isaac Niles
Lucy Niles
Samuel Niles
Ephraim Niles
Calvin Niles

Spouse and Children

29 November 1759
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America


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World Events (6)


Age 37

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Age 37

New York is the 11th state.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 48

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 English: perhaps a patronymic from the medieval personal name Nel or Neal ( see Nelson ).2 Possibly a variant of German Neils , a derivative of the personal name Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nahum M Niles, "New York, Cemetery Abstracts, 1800-1965"
  • Nahum Niles, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Nahum Niles, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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