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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Family Time Line

William G. McBrayer
1814–1852
Nancy M Elkins
1805–1849
Marriage:
Harvey Elkins
1829–1862

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

(1)

    Harvey Elkins

    Male1829–1862Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Nancy Jane Elkins

    Female1798–1887Female

    Nancy Elizabeth Elkins

    Female1805–1849Female

    Female1805–1849Female

    Female1810–1878Female

    Male1810–Male

World Events (7)

1808

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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