Nancy Wanbey Larason

Brief Life History of Nancy Wanbey

When Nancy Wanbey Larason was born on 29 July 1826, in Knox, Ohio, United States, her father, Mahlon Larason, was 38 and her mother, Evalina Rachel Kidder, was 24. She married James Bell III on 26 February 1846, in Knox, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Licking, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 September 1914, in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States.

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James Bell III
Nancy Wanbey Larason
Marriage: 26 February 1846
Charles Mahlon Bell
Mitchell Bell
Ann Christiana Bell
Eveline Bell
Ella B Bell

Sources (10)

  • Nancy Bell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Larison, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Nancy Bell, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


In 1848, by state legislative action, Knox County lost 3 western townships, South Bloomfield, Chester and Franklin, to Morrow County, leaving Hilliar as the lone original western township.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Danish or Norwegian Larsen and Swedish Larsson . See also Larrison , compare Lairson .

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

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