Nancy Loftin

3 November 1818–6 February 1911 (Age 92)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy

Nancy Loftin was born on 3 November 1818, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. 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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John C. Coggin
Nancy Loftin
William Coggin
James Roby Coggin
Edney Louisa Coggin
Sarah A Smith
Olive Ann Coggin
Russel S Coggin
John Cornelius Coggins
Jacob Coggin

Spouse and Children




    James Roby Coggin


    Edney Louisa Coggin


    Sarah A Smith



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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + the suffix -in, from Latin -in(i)us ‘descendant of’. Compare Loften . This is a common name in TX and NC.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Coggin in household of John Coggin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Coggen in household of John Coggen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Coggens in household of John Coggens, "United States Census, 1870"

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