Nancy Dilliston

about 1837– (Age NaN)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Dilliston was born about 1837, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Moses Snover, was 39 and her mother, Phoebe Dillistin, was 40. She lived in Sandyston Township, Sussex, New Jersey, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Nancy Dilliston
1837–
Phebe Snover
1818–

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Phebe Snover

    Female1818–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1798–1849Male

    Phoebe Dillistin

    Female1797–1885Female

siblings

(5)

    Sarah Maria "Sally" Snover

    Female1820–1900Female

    Martha Snover

    Female1823–1864Female

    David S Snover

    Male1828–1905Male

    John D. Snover

    Male1829–1858Male

    Female1837–Female

World Events (3)

1844

Age 7

The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English or Scottish: unexplained. This has the form of a habitational name, but no such place has been identified. It may be an altered form of Willison , or possibly a habitational name from Willesden, now part of North London.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Nancy Snover in household of Phebe Snover, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1850 US Census, Phebe Snover household

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