Anna J Harlan

7 May 1848–7 October 1929 (Age 81)
Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Anna J

When Anna J Harlan was born on 7 May 1848, in Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States, her father, James Harlan, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Wolf, was 26. She married Isaac Van Nuys on 27 December 1866. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1910 and New Garden MM, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 7 October 1929, in Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bethel, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Van Nuys
Anna J Harlan
Marriage: 27 December 1866
Lettie B. Van Nuys
Hettie Van Nuys
Frederick Clifton Van Nuys

Spouse and Children

    Isaac Van Nuys



27 December 1866


Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Wolf




World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 3

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish (of English origin): altered form of Harland 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna J Van Nuys in household of Robert Boren, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna J Harllan in household of James T Harllan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Anna J Harlan in household of James T Harlan, "United States Census, 1860"

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