Emeline Frances Nance

15 February 1836–11 February 1924 (Age 87)
Lynchburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Emeline Frances

When Emeline 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 Nance, was 46. She married Jubal James Wright on 29 November 1855, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 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 Lebanon Church Cemetery, Starfield, Clinton, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jubal James Wright
Emeline Frances Nance
Marriage: 29 November 1855
Martha F. Wright
John Joel Wright
J. Ferdinand Wright
Jubal James Wright
Elisabeth Wright
Laura Wright

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1855Bedford, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    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 form of German Nantz .Cornish: habitational name from any of the places so-named in Lelant, Saint Clement, Illogan, or Saint Martin in Meneage. The placenames derive from Middle Cornish nans ‘valley’.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Emma F Wright in household of Mattie Stelfield, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Emna Wright in household of Julia J Wright, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emma F. Nance, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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