Nancy Adaline Findley

about 1834–about 1888 (Age 54)
Callaway, Bell, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nancy Adaline

When Nancy Adaline Findley was born about 1834, in Callaway, Bell, Kentucky, United States, her father, Lewis R. Findley, was 32 and her mother, Nancy, was 29. She married William M Roberts on 23 December 1853, in Marshall, Marshall, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Marshall, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died about 1888, in Marshall, Marshall, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Marshall, Marshall, Kentucky, United States.

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William M Roberts
Nancy Adaline Findley
Marriage: 23 December 1853
Maggie Roberts
Mary Jane Roberts
N E Roberts
Ellen Roberts
Prissia Ann Roberts
A M Roberts
Philander David Roberts
James Clellan Roberts

Spouse and Children

23 December 1853
Marshall, Marshall, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 16

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Finley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adaline Ivey in household of George W Ivey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy A Findley in household of Lewis Findley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Adeline Finley in entry for Mary Jane Harrell, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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