Nancy Clymer

Female1 May 1806–3 May 1881

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Clymer was born on 1 May 1806, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Fountain Clymer, was 41 and her mother, Nancy Cubbage Needles, was 37. She married James Clark about 1825, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Peru Township, Miami, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 3 May 1881, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

James Clark
Nancy Clymer
Marriage: about 1825
Andrew Jackson Clark
Charles Fountain Clark
Ulysses Clark
Lucinda Clark
Alvin J Emerson Clark
Edson Gait Clark
Caroline Clark
Nancy Maria Clark
Sarah Alice Clark
Mary Yorkshire Clark
James Clark
Lewis Clark

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Clark in household of James Clark, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Clymer - Published information: birth-name: Nancy Clymer
  • Needles, Nancy Cubbage - Will

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1825Fairfield, Ohio, United States
  • Children (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1810 · Change of capital city

    Age 4

    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 24

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire and Worcestershire): nickname from Middle English climber ‘one who climbs’, but in what sense is unclear.

    History: George Clymer (1739–1813), a signer of the Declaration of Independence and of the Constitution, was a prosperous and well-connected Philadelphia merchant. His grandfather, Richard Clymer, came to Philadelphia, PA, in 1705 from Bristol, England.

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

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