Nancy A. Beam

21 March 1842–27 May 1917 (Age 75)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy A.

When Nancy A. Beam was born on 21 March 1842, in Illinois, United States, her father, David Beam, was 38 and her mother, Rosanna Ebey, was 28. She married John Lewis Williams on 27 December 1869, in Sangamon, Illinois, United States. She lived in Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1850. She died on 27 May 1917, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Virden, Macoupin, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W. Dugger
1817–1894
Nancy A. Beam
1842–1917
Marriage: 6 February 1873
Marion Harvey Dugger
1874–1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 February 1873Sangamon, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade
    Age 6
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and is open 22 hours per day . 
    1863
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English bem ‘tree; beam, post, piece of timber’ (Old English bēam), a term with various applications. It denoted the beam of a loom and was therefore in some cases a metonymic occupational name for a weaver. In others it was a topographic name denoting someone who lived by a post or tree, or by a footbridge made from a tree trunk, as in Beam Bridge in Dagenham, Essex.Americanized form of German Boehm , or sometimes of Baum .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Boehm

    Sources (8)

    • Nancy A. Dugger, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • Nancy A Dugger in household of Marion Dugger, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Nancy A Williams, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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