Abner Nash

Abner Nash (HMFSE)

Location: New Bern, NC 28560 Craven County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 6.493', W 77° 2.286'

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A resident of New Bern for fifteen years; born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, about 1740, but came to North Carolina in 1763; member of Colonial Assembly from Halifax Town in 1764 and 1765; from the County of Halifax in 1769, 1770 and 1771; Delegate from the Town of New Bern to the four Provincial Congresses 1773, 1774, 1775 and 1776; member of Provincial Council in 1775; Speaker of the first House of Commons in 1777; Senator from Jones County in 1779; Speaker of the Senate in 1780; Governor of the State 1780-1781; member of Continental Congress 1782-1786. Died in New York City, December 2nd 1786. Distinguished lawyer, zealous patriot, and able public servant.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1923
Placed ByThe North Carolina Historical Commission, Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, County of Craven and City of New Bern
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 1:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314251 N 3886944
Decimal Degrees35.10821667, -77.03810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 6.493', W 77° 2.286'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 6' 29.58" N, 77° 2' 17.16" W
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Area Code(s)919, 252
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 411 Craven St, New Bern NC 28560, US
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