Emeline Frances Nance

Female15 February 1836–11 February 1924

Brief Life History of Emeline Frances

When Emeline Frances Nance was born on 15 February 1836, in Lynchburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States, her father, John Ferdinand Nance, was 45 and her mother, Martha Ann Estes, 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 2 daughters. She lived in Osborn, Clinton, Missouri, United States in 1900 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 Frances Wright
John Joel Wright
Jubal James Wright
Benjamin Ferdinand Wright
Elisabeth Wright

Sources (12)

  • Emma F Wright in household of Mattie Stelfield, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma F. Nance, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Emeline Frances Nance Wright, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1855Bedford, Virginia, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries 1841: Gentry County created from Non-county Area 12

    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.

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 25

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    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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