Nathan Fairbank Twitchell

2 July 1794–10 June 1873 (Age 78)
Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Nathan Fairbank

When Nathan Fairbank Twitchell was born on 2 July 1794, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Ezra Twitchell Sr., was 48 and his mother, Susanna Rice, was 45. He married Harriet Hills on 20 October 1822, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 10 June 1873, in Mayfield Township, Somerset, Maine, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Nathan Fairbank Twitchell
Sarah Jackman Burbank
Marriage: 23 November 1824
Nancy Twitchell
Joseph Maynard Twitchell
Lonsville Twitchell
Esther Angela Twitchell
Chester Loomis Twitchell
Anna Frances Twitchell
Preston Twitchell
Nathan Rice Twitchell
Fordyce Parker Twitchell
Sarah Emily Twitchell

Spouse and Children

23 November 1824
Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States


    Nancy Twitchell


    Joseph Maynard Twitchell


    Lonsville Twitchell


    Esther Angela Twitchell


    Chester Loomis Twitchell


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Historical Boundaries: 1796: York, Massachusetts, United States 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nathan F Twitchell in household of Chester L Twitchell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nathan Twitchell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nathan Twitchel, "United States Census, 1850"

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