Nancy Ann Shelley

1825–1880 (Age 55)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Shelley was born in 1825, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Isaac Shelley, was 41 and her mother, Magdalena Meyer, was 37. She had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Samuel Hood Milligan. She lived in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died in 1880, in Middletown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Middletown, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hood Milligan
1821–1870
Nancy Ann Shelley
1825–1880
Ann E Millegan
1846–
Mary Milligan
1848–
James M Milligan
1852–1944
Samuel M Milligan
1856–
Emma Milligan
1861–
Rebecca Milligan
1861–
Clara M Milligan
1863–
Edward Clayton Milligan
1866–1945

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Ann E Millegan

    Female1846–Female

    Mary Milligan

    Female1848–Female

    Male1852–1944Male

    Samuel M Milligan

    Male1856–Male

    Emma Milligan

    Female1861–Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Sussex, Suffolk, Essex, and West Yorkshire, all so named from Old English scylf ‘shelf’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Millegan in household of Samuel Millegan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Milligan in household of Samuel Milligan, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ann Milligan in household of S H Milligan, "United States Census, 1870"

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