Nancy Shipp

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

The Life 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 Sherrill, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Licking, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died after 1900, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, 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 Shefronia Presser
Lydia "Lyddie" Presser
Rachel Drucilla Presser
David Holbert Presser
Nancy Catherine Presser
Mary Elizabeth Presser
Sarah Frances Presser

Spouse and Children

2 March 1847
Clark, Illinois, United States


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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 (mainly East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a boatbuilder or a mariner, from Middle English ship ‘ship’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancey Presser, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Hodgson in household of Joseph Hodgson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy Pressor in household of G W Pressor, "United States Census, 1860"

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