Nancy Jane Wilkins

3 February 1843–22 February 1912 (Age 69)
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Weaver
Nancy Jane Wilkins
Marriage: 8 May 1866
Elizabeth Lucretia Weaver
William P. Weaver
about 1869–
Avery Lee Weaver
Douglas Draper Weaver
Mattie Weaver
Mary Florence Weaver

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1866Calhoun, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 17
    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.
    Age 20
    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.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (16)

    • Nancy J Wares in household of Henry C Wares, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Jane Wilkins in entry for Avery Lee Weaver and Hattie L Wakefield, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Jane Wilkins in entry for David Draper Weaver, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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