Nancy M Elkins

1805–1849 (Age 44)
Floyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nancy M

When Nancy M Elkins was born in 1805, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Elkins, was 20 and her mother, Mary Polly Layne, was 21. She married William G. McBrayer. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1849, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 44.

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William G. McBrayer
Nancy M Elkins
Harvey Elkins

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    Harvey Elkins


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    Nancy Jane Elkins


    Nancy Elizabeth Elkins





World Events (7)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 7

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 13

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Elkin 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Elkins, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Nancy Elkins in entry for Booker Elkins, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
  • Nancy Mullins in entry for J. M. Moore and Martha Mullins, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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