Nancy Amanda Denny

Brief Life History of Nancy Amanda

When Nancy Amanda Denny was born on 13 October 1822, in Illinois, United States, her father, Walter William Denny, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Maria Vineyard, was 31. She married Isaiah W Webb on 1 October 1837, in Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Mill Creek, Union, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Thompson Township, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 8 February 1902, in Beaver, Beaver, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Beaver Pioneer Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Oklahoma, United States.

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Isaiah W Webb
Nancy Amanda Denny
Marriage: 1 October 1837
Martha Jane Webb
Sarah Elizabeth Webb
Susan Mariah Webb
Anna Webb
George Washington Webb
Benjamin Franklin Webb
Mary Lucinda Webb
Eliza Ann Webb
Adelaide Webb
Clara Jeanette Webb
John Webb
John Wesley Webb

Sources (6)

  • Amanda Webb in household of Isalide Webb, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amanda Denny, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Nancy Amanda Denny Webb, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Historical Boundaries: 1840: Union, Illinois, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English Den(n)y, a pet form of the personal name Denis (see Dennis ). Compare Tenney .

English: habitational name from Danny in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, recorded as Danye in 1343. Alternatively, the name may arise from Denny in Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, but no medieval evidence with a habitative preposition has been found in the case of the latter.

Scottish: habitational name from Denny in Stirlingshire.

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

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