Nancy Bourbon Houser

19 November 1850–27 April 1920 (Age 69)
Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy Bourbon

When Nancy Bourbon Houser was born on 19 November 1850, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, Augustus Henry Houser, was 29 and her mother, Alice Elizabeth Kinzer, was 20. She married Samuel Giles Baker on 2 January 1868, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hickman, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 3, Hickman, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 27 April 1920, in Shady Grove, Hickman, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hickman, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Giles Baker
Nancy Bourbon Houser
Marriage: 2 January 1868
Augustus Henry Baker
Annie Snow Baker
James Otey Baker
Nannie Elizabeth ( Lizzie) Baker
Thomas Walker Baker
Eddie Giles Baker
Frank Houser Baker
Alice Alpina Baker

Spouse and Children

2 January 1868
Maury, Tennessee, United States


    Augustus Henry Baker


    Annie Snow Baker


    James Otey Baker


    Nannie Elizabeth ( Lizzie) Baker



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Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 12

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of House 1.2 Americanized spelling of German Hauser .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bee Baker in household of Walker Baker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Annie B Baker in household of Thomas W Baker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • N B Baker in household of S G Baker, "United States Census, 1900"

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