Thomas P. Nash

Brief Life History of Thomas P.

When Thomas P. Nash was born on 12 October 1816, in New York, United States, his father, William Agry Nash, was 41 and his mother, Rebecca Bunker, was 38. He married Sarah J Macy on 15 April 1839. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States for about 15 years and Hudson, Columbia, New York, United States for about 10 years.

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Thomas P. Nash
Sarah J Macy
Marriage: 15 April 1839
William Alexander Nash
Edwin Nash
Julia P Nash
Jared Macy Nash
Thomas Nash

Sources (10)

  • Tho P Nash, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Thos. P. Nash in entry for Thomas Nash, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"
  • Thomas P Nash, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

1819 · 67 Streets in Brooklyn By 1819

A village map dated April 8, 1819 shows sixty seven streets. The widest streets measured 60 feet wide while the narrowest street, Doughty Street, measured 20 feet wide.

1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland.

Jewish: possibly an Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.

History: The surname Nash was taken to Ireland from England or Wales by a family who established themselves in County Kerry in the 13th century, during the second wave of Anglo-Norman settlement. — Abner Nash (c. 1740–86), governor of NC, was of Welsh origin, his parents having emigrated to VA from Wales in 1730. His brother Francis (c. 1742–77) was a general in the Continental army; the city of Nashville, TN, was named in his honor.

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

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