John Patrick NOLAN

19 September 1842–2 November 1891 (Age 49)
Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland

The Life of John Patrick

When John Patrick NOLAN was born on 19 September 1842, in Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland, his father, Anthony Nolan, was 37 and his mother, Nana Moore, was -11. He married Nancy B Moore on 23 December 1876. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 2 November 1891, in Gainesville, Greene, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Gainesville Cemetery, Gainesville, Greene, Arkansas, United States.

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John Patrick NOLAN
Nancy B Moore
Marriage: 23 December 1876
Anthony O. NOLAN
James A. Nolan
John Patrick Nolan Jr
Dan Charles Nolan
Margaret T. NOLAN

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23 December 1876


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World Events (8)


Age 3

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.

Age 4

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

Age 19

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

Irish (Leinster and Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Nualláin ‘descendant of Nuallán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of nuall ‘famous’, ‘noble’.

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

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