Nancy Priscilla Rawlins

10 May 1820–16 November 1891 (Age 71)
Monroe, Indiana, United States

The Life of Nancy Priscilla

When Nancy Priscilla Rawlins was born on 10 May 1820, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, her father, Roderick A. Rawlins Sr., was 44 and her mother, Millicent Parks, was 26. She married Pleasant King Taylor on 5 May 1836, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1870 and Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 16 November 1891, in Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lancaster, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant King Taylor
Nancy Priscilla Rawlins
Marriage: 5 May 1836
Roderick Alfred Taylor
John Alonzo Taylor
Amelia Adeline Taylor
Joseph Pharrington Taylor
James Paris Taylor
Perry King Taylor
Masona Carolie Taylor
Sophronia Lee Taylor
Ida Virginia Taylor
Eva Burgess Taylor

Spouse and Children

5 May 1836
Greene, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 5

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 21

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Rawling .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary P Taylor in household of Pleasant Taylor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy P Taylor in household of Pleasant Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy T Taylor in household of Pleasant Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"

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