Nancy Shipp

FemaleApril 1828–1900

Brief Life History 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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George Washington Presser
Nancy Shipp
Marriage: 2 March 1847
William Henry Presser
John Bell Presser
Margaret Jane Presser
Lucinda Sophronia Presser
Lydia "Lyddie" Presser
Rachel Drucilla Presser
David Holbert Presser
Nancy Catherine Presser
Mary Elizabeth Presser
Sarah Frances Presser

Sources (9)

  • Nancey Presser, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Ship, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Nancy Shipp Presser, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1847Clark, Illinois, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    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.

    1830 · The Oregon Trail

    Age 2

    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

    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


    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.

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