Nancy Jane Cupp

8 April 1844–16 November 1921 (Age 77)
Westville, Chariton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Cupp was born on 8 April 1844, in Westville, Chariton, Missouri, United States, her father, Isaac William Cupp, was 44 and her mother, Nancy Rosetta Bridges, was 38. She married James Harrison Lane on 17 December 1857, in Macon, Macon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bee Branch Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Clark Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 16 November 1921, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

James Harrison Lane
1843–
Nancy Jane Cupp
1844–1921
Marriage: 17 December 1857
John Felix Lane
1860–
James Harrison Lane, Jr.
1866–1919
Robert Lane
1874–
Mary Lane
1876–
Fredrick Lane
1868–1922
Missouri Belle Lane
1871–1932
Benjamin Lewis Lane
1878–1938

Spouse and Children

    James Harrison Lane

    Male1843–Male

    Female1844–1921Female

MARRIAGE
17 December 1857
Macon, Macon, Missouri, United States
children

(7)

    John Felix Lane

    Male1860–Male

    James Harrison Lane, Jr.

    Male1866–1919Male

    Fredrick Lane

    Male1868–1922Male

    Missouri Belle Lane

    Female1871–1932Female

    Robert Lane

    Male1874–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · The California Gold Rush

Age 4

On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
1865

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English: possibly a variant of Copp .2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Kopp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy J Clupp in household of Isaac Clupp, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Janice I Lane, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nancy J Lane in household of James H Lane, "United States Census, 1880"

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