Nancy Crisp

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Crisp was born in 1808, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Joel Crisp, was 32 and her mother, Rhoda Ameriac, was 26. She married William Lovin Jr on 7 May 1827, in Burke, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Caldwell, North Carolina, United States in 1850. She died in 1875, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 67.

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William Lovin Jr
Nancy Crisp
Marriage: 7 May 1827
William Martin Lovin
Frances Loving
John Washington Loving
Joel H Lovin
Sarah Jane Loving
Mary Jane Lovin
Philip Lovin

Sources (16)

  • Nancy Loven in household of William Loven, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Crisp, "North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868"
  • Phil Lovin's death certificate, North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976 listing mother and father, Nancy Crisp William Loving.

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World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a man with curly hair, from Middle English crisp, crips, scrip, Old English crisp, cryps (from Latin crispus), reinforced in Middle English by an Old French word also from Latin crispus. In some cases this is possibly a nickname from the personal name Crispin .

Americanized form of German Krisp: nickname from Middle High German krisp, krispel ‘curly-haired man’.

Americanized form of German Krisp: from a short form of the medieval personal name Krispin (see Crispin ).

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

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