Emeline ( Emma) Frances Nance

15 February 1836–11 February 1924 (Age 88)
Lynchburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Emeline ( Emma) Frances

When Emeline ( Emma) Frances Nance was born on 15 February 1836, in Lynchburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States, her father, John Nance, was 45 and her mother, Martha Ann Estes, was 46. She married Jubal J. Wright on 29 November 1855, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Clinton, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 11 February 1924, in Platte Township, Clinton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Starfield, Clinton, Missouri, United States.

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Jubal J. Wright
Emeline ( Emma) Frances Nance
Marriage: 29 November 1855
Jubal J. Wright
Martha L. Wright
John Joel Wright
J. Ferdinand Wright
Jube James Wright
Juble J. Wright
Elisabeth Wright
Laura Wright

Spouse and Children

29 November 1855
Bedford, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 2

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 8

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 24

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Nantz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emna Wright in household of Julia J Wright, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emma Wright in household of Mattie Stilfield, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma F Wright in household of Joseph Wright, "United States Census, 1880"

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