Nancy Janet McNary

22 August 1883–31 July 1962 (Age 78)
Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Nancy Janet

When Nancy Janet McNary was born on 22 August 1883, in Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John C. McNary, was 53 and her mother, Abigail Thome Pollock, was 42. She married William Workman on 14 February 1911, in Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 31 July 1962, at the age of 78, and was buried in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Workman
Nancy Janet McNary
Marriage: 14 February 1911
Mary Abigail Workman

Spouse and Children

14 February 1911
Canonsburg, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Náraigh ‘son of Nárach’, a byname meaning ‘modest’, more commonly Anglicized as Neary .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janet Workman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nannie T Mcnary, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nannie I Mc Nary in household of Jno B Mc Nary, "United States Census, 1900"

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