Nancy Catherine Jones

March 1830–18 December 1909 (Age 79)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Catherine

When Nancy Catherine Jones was born in March 1830, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Bennett Jasper Jones, was 26 and her mother, Susan Mitchell Longly, was 30. She married Hudson Shaw Aken on 22 March 1853, in Travis Land District, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Williamson, Texas, United States in 1880 and Round Rock, Williamson, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 18 December 1909, in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Cleburne Memorial Park, Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mark Bennett Shannon
1837–1884
Nancy Catherine Jones
1830–1909
Marriage: about 1857
Thomas Leander Shannon
1858–1943
Mark Benjamin Shannon
1865–1886
David Bennett Shannon
1873–
Susan Jane Shannon
1859–1886
John Walker Shannon
1867–1946
James Polk Shannon
1869–1949
Wayne Ellis Shannon
1871–1959

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1857Texas, United States
  • Children

    (7)

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    Siblings

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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 2
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 5
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1854
    Age 24
    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Williamson, Texas, United States

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 432177;2007: 988471; 2010: 1425470)English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    John
    Joines

    Sources (15)

    • Nancy C Shannon in household of Mark B Shannon, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Nancy C Jones, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Jones Nacy C. in entry for H.W. Aken, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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