Nancy Loftin

Female3 November 1818–6 February 1911

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Loftin was born on 3 November 1818, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, John B Loftin, was 20 and her mother, Sarah Sallie Shemwell, was 20. She had at least 5 sons and 3 daughters with John C Coggin. She lived in Alleghany Township, Davidson, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 6 February 1911, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Denton, Emmons Township, Davidson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John C Coggin
Nancy Loftin
William Coggin
about 1843–
James Roby Coggin
about 1844–
Edney Louisa Coggin
about 1845–
Sarah A Smith
Olive Ann Coggin
about 1851–
Russel S Coggin
about 1858–
John Cornelius Coggins
Jacob Coggin

Sources (17)

  • Nancy Coggin in household of John Coggin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Lofton, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Nancy Coggin, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (8)

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World Events (8)

before 1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age NaN

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Age 4

Davidson County was formed in 1822 from Rowan County. On 22 Nov 1822, Joseph Spurgeon introduced a bill into the State Senate to create Davidson County. Eighteen days later, on 10 Dec 1822, an article ran in Salisbury's Western Carolinian announcing the act.


Age 28

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

Name Meaning

Swedish: from an unidentified first element + the adjectival suffix -in, a derivative of Latin -in(i)us ‘relating to’. Compare Loften .

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

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