Nancy Jane Wilkins

Brief Life History of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Wilkins was born on 3 February 1843, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Aaron Davis Wilkins, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Draper, was 30. She married Henry Clay Weaver on 8 May 1866, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Benton, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Alexandria, Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1910. She died on 22 February 1912, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Weaver Family Cemetery, Alexandria, Calhoun, Alabama, United States.

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Henry Clay Weaver
Nancy Jane Wilkins
Marriage: 8 May 1866
Elizabeth Lucretia Weaver
William P. Weaver
Avery Lee Weaver
Douglas Draper Weaver
Mattie Weaver
Mary Florence Weaver

Sources (17)

  • Nancy J Wares in household of Henry C Wares, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Jane Wilkins - birth: 3 February 1843; South Carolina, United States
  • Nancy J. Wilkins, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

World Events (8)


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


In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands and southern England): variant of Wilkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

North German and Dutch: variant of Wilkens .

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

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