Nancy Mourning Lewis

27 February 1794–21 August 1885 (Age 91)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nancy Mourning

When Nancy Mourning Lewis was born on 27 February 1794, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, James Zacharias Lewis, was 36 and her mother, Winnifred Mustain, was 38. She married James McCown Jr. on 21 November 1812, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Monroe Township, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 21 August 1885, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James McCown
1790–1872
Nancy Mourning Lewis
1794–1885
Marriage: 28 November 1812
Eliza A. McCown
1814–1891
John Mc Cowan
Nancy J McCown
1816–1875
Elijah Thomas McCown
1818–1913
Sarah Ann McCown
1824–1907
Mary J. McCown
1826–1909
William M McCown
1829–1875
Margaret Jane McCown
1831–1918
Frances Mc Cowan
1863–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1812
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Eliza A. McCown

    Female1814–1891Female

    Nancy J McCown

    Female1816–1875Female

    Elijah Thomas McCown

    Male1818–1913Male

    Sarah Ann McCown

    Female1824–1907Female

    Mary J. McCown

    Female1826–1909Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1816

Age 22

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

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. 

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, corrupted down from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig; from lautwig, illustrious warrior. From this name we have the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, whence the modern name Louisa.

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Sources (3)

  • Mourning Mc Cown in household of Sarah A Neal, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Morning Mccown in household of James Mccown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mourning Mccowan in household of James Mccowan, "United States Census, 1850"

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