Nancy Ann Scranton

10 July 1859–11 April 1932 (Age 72)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Scranton was born on 10 July 1859, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, David Emery Scranton, was 28 and her mother, Wealthy Ann Stone, was 23. She married Armstead Richards on 16 March 1876, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Dundy, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Madison Township, Lincoln, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 11 April 1932, in Westfall, Lincoln, Kansas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hammer Cemetery, Lincoln, Lincoln, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Armstead Richards
1850–1917
Nancy Ann Scranton
1859–1932
Marriage: 16 March 1876
Rosetta Richards
1878–1943
Hattie Ann Richards
1878–1967
Archie Roy Richards
1881–1970
Oliver Richards
1886–1970
Phillip Arthur Richards
1893–1967

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 March 1876
Hancock, Illinois, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    David Emery Scranton

    Male1830–1894Male

    Wealthy Ann Stone

    Female1835–1920Female

siblings

(7)

    Charles A Scranton

    Male1856–1856Male

    Ella Mable Scranton

    Female1856–1888Female

    Female1859–1932Female

    Ida M Scranton

    Female1863–1874Female

    Simeon E Scranton

    Male1866–1866Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 8

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Apparently English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Richards in household of O E Lessenden, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Nancy A Scranton in household of David E Scranton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy A Scranton in household of David E Scranton, "United States Census, 1870"

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