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Jonas NashAge: 42 years18351877

Jonas Nash
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Birth September 28, 1835 25 24
Jonas fought and was wounded in the Civil War.

MarriageElizabeth Jane RinehartView this family

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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 3 days)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 10 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Death of a fatherMarble Nash
before 1850 (Age 14 years)
Death of a motherMatilda Waters Keating
after 1850 (Age 14 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 21 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 25 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 31 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 31 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 33 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Birth of a son
#1Robert Edward “Bob” Nash
February 13, 1871 (Age 35 years)
Death October 12, 1877 (Age 42 years)
Last change February 19, 201710:47:52

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marble Nash
Birth: calculated 1810Alabama, United States
Death: before 1850Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States
Matilda Waters Keating
Birth: about 1811Mississippi, United States
Death: after 1850Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States
Marriage: June 16, 1831Montgomery, Alabama, United States
4 years
Family with Elizabeth Jane Rinehart - View this family

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