Nancy Landers

May 1784–12 April 1858 (Age 73)
Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Nancy

Nancy Landers was born in May 1784, in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. She married Joshua Braley on 16 June 1808. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 12 April 1858, in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Braley
Nancy Landers
Marriage: 16 June 1808
Eunice Braley
Lydia Braley
Susannah Swift Braley
Mary Swift Braley
Jane Braley
Deborah Braley
Zacheus Braley
Silas Braley

Spouse and Children

16 June 1808


    Eunice Braley


    Lydia Braley


    Susannah Swift Braley


    Mary Swift Braley


    Jane Braley


+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 20

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Lander .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Brailey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Babez in entry for Zachery Babez, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Nancy in entry for Jane B Braley, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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