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
Nancy Ann Scranton
Marriage: 16 March 1876
Rosetta Richards
Hattie Ann Richards
Archie Roy Richards
Oliver Richards
Phillip Arthur Richards

Spouse and Children

16 March 1876
Hancock, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David Emery Scranton


    Wealthy Ann Stone




    Charles A Scranton


    Ella Mable Scranton



    Ida M Scranton


    Simeon E Scranton


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

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

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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