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Nicholas Longworth, I
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1783
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1863
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA

Nicholas Longworth I was the first millionaire in Cincinnati, Ohio and member of a prominent family in the area. He emigrated from New Jersey to South Carolina for a brief period before arriving in Cincinnati in 1804. He became a banker as well as a successful merchant. He studied law under Judge Jacob Burnet, was admitted to the bar in Ohio, and practiced as an attorney in Cincinnati. He ventured into real estate and subsequently withdrew from his law profession as his property dealings proved more lucrative. He was also a popular wine maker, known as the "Father of the American Grape Culture" because he harvested grapes on the hills of northern Cincinnati. Among his many attributes, he was a horticulturalist, an abolitionist, an author, and an art collector. His Federal Style Mansion on Pike Street is now the Taft Museum of Art. The Robert S. Duncanson landscape wall murals are the museum's most noted displays. He supported Duncanson, America's first famous black artist, as a mentor and financed the artist's trip to Europe where he sold paintings to the Queen of England and other dignitaries. He was the husband of Susan Howell Longworth, the great-grandfather of U.S. Congressman Nicholas Longworth IV, and the grandfather of Civil War Union General Nicholas Longworth Anderson
 
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 Spouse:
  Susannah Howell Longworth (1786 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Longworth (1813 - 1883)*
  Catherine Longworth Anderson (1815 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Garden LN Section 24, Lot 1
 
Created by: K Guy
Record added: Apr 17, 2007
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Nicholas Longworth, I
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Nicholas Longworth, I
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 Added: Sep. 14, 2013

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Aug. 7, 2011
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 Added: Mar. 20, 2009
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