Owen Arthur Nash

6 March 1876–3 January 1964 (Age 87)
Licking, Ohio, United States

The Life of Owen Arthur

When Owen Arthur Nash was born on 6 March 1876, in Licking, Ohio, United States, his father, Minot O. Nash, was 32 and his mother, Mary A Jones, was 31. He died on 3 January 1964, in Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Welsh Hills Cemetery, Granville, Granville Township, Licking, Ohio, United States.

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Minot O. Nash
Mary A Jones
Owen Arthur Nash

Parents and Siblings

    Minot O. Nash


    Mary A Jones




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 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.2 Jewish: of unknown origin, possibly an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Owen A Nash in household of Minnot O Nash, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Owen Arthur Nash in household of Monatt O Nash Jr., "United States Census, 1900"
  • Owen Arthur Nash, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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