James H. Nevins

Weston, Schuyler, New York, United States

The Life of James H.

When James H. Nevins was born on 25 December 1824, his father, John Wesley Nevins, was 23 and his mother, Marinda Geer, was 23. He married Almira Bailey in December 1849. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Towanda, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years.

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James H. Nevins
Almira Bailey
Marriage: December 1849
William Sidney Nevins
Julies Henry Nevins
Clarence Willoughby Nevins
James Percy Nevins
Helen Louisa Nevins

Spouse & Children

December 1849


  • William Sidney Nevins


  • Julies Henry Nevins


  • Clarence Willoughby Nevins


  • James Percy Nevins


  • Helen Louisa Nevins


Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 39

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Nevin , with English patronymic -s.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James H. Nevius, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James H Nevins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James H Nevins, "United States Census, 1880"

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