Nancy Shipp

April 1828–1900 (Age 71)
Green, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy

When Nancy Shipp was born in April 1828, in Green, Kentucky, United States, her father, Martin I. Shipp, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Puryear, was 41. She married George Washington Presser on 2 March 1847, in Clark, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Sherrill, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died in 1900, in Licking, Texas, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Presser
1816–1868
Nancy Shipp
1828–1900
Marriage: 2 March 1847
William Henry Presser
1848–1905
John Bell Presser
1867–1887
Margaret Jane Presser
1849–1910
Lucinda Sophronia Presser
1853–1912
Lydia "Lyddie" Presser
1855–1934
Rachel Drucilla Presser
1858–1933
David Holbert Presser
1861–1938
Nancy Catherine Presser
1863–1931
Mary Elizabeth Presser
1864–1938
Sarah Frances Presser
1868–1932

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1847Clark, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1829 · Missouri State Library
    Age 1
    The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 22
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

    Name Meaning

    English:nickname for a mariner or perhaps a boatbuilder, from Middle English schip ‘ship’. Compare Shipman .in addition, the name may occasionally also have been topographic or habitational, referring to a house or inn distinguished by the sign of a ship. Surnames derived from house and inn signs are rare in English.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Shipps
    Shipman

    Sources (9)

    • Nancey Presser, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Nancy Ship, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
    • Nancy Shipp in entry for Margrett J. Self, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

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