Nancy Shadduck

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Shadduck was born on 21 April 1812, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Shadduck Jr, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth "Betsey" Willard, was 21. She had at least 9 sons and 3 daughters with Sawyer Carter. She lived in Marquette, Wisconsin, United States in 1850 and Ripon, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. She died on 30 April 1892, in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80.

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Sawyer Carter
Nancy Shadduck
Rufus S Carter
Emeline Carter
Adeline S. Carter
George R. Carter
Edgar A. Carter
Henry Charles Carter
James S. Carter
Harriet Adelia Carter
Oscar Ward Carter
Francis Marion Carter
Charles Adam Carter
Milton A Carter

Sources (14)

  • Nancy Carter in household of Sawyer Carter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Shadduck - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Nancy Shadduck
  • Nancy Carter, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 


American settlers began mining the Wisconsin Territory in the early 1800's. The lead ore in the territory had largely been mined previously by American Indians. By 1829, nearly 4,000 miners had moved to Wisconsin Territory. The miners became known as badgers as they burrowed into hillsides for shelter. The name eventually represented the state and Wisconsin is now known as the Badger State. (Wisconsin Historical Society: Lead Mining in Southwestern Wisconsin)


The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin - Sept 3, 1836 Treaty Treaty of the Cedars was concluded on the Fox River on September 3, 1836. The Menominee Nation ceded nearly 4 million acres of land for the following items every year for twenty years: $3,000 worth of food provisions, 2,000 lbs. of tobacco, 30 barrels of salt, agricultural supplies, and $500 per year. (Wisconsin Historical Society)

Name Meaning

English: variant of Shaddick, itself an altered form of Chadwick . Compare Shaddock .

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

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