Nancy Ann Scranton

Female10 July 1859–11 April 1932

Brief Life History 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 E Richards
about 1878–1943
Hattie Ann Richards
about 1878–1967
Archie Roy Richards
Oly Oliver Richards
Phillip Arthur Richards

Sources (15)

  • Nancy Richards in household of O E Lessenden, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Nancy A Scranton, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Nancy Richards, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1876Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

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


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1873: Dundy, Nebraska, United States

    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

    English: unexplained. This surname is not found in Britain.

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

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