Nancy Amanda Denny

13 October 1822–8 February 1902 (Age 79)
Illinois, United States

The Life 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 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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Family Time Line

Isaiah W Webb
1811–1904
Nancy Amanda Denny
1822–1902
Marriage: 1 October 1837
Martha Jane Webb
1838–1915
Sarah Elizabeth Webb
1839–
Susan Mariah Webb
1843–1918
Anna Webb
1846–1862
George Washington Webb
1848–1924
Benjamin Franklin Webb
1851–
Mary Lucinda Webb
1853–
Eliza Ann Webb
1855–1943
Adelaide Webb
1856–
Clara Jeanette Webb
1857–
John Webb
1861–1861
John Wesley Webb
1862–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 October 1837
Madison, Illinois, United States
children

(12)

    Martha Jane Webb

    Female1838–1915Female

    Sarah Elizabeth Webb

    Female1839–Female

    Susan Mariah Webb

    Female1843–1918Female

    Female1846–1862Female

    George Washington Webb

    Male1848–1924Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Walter William Denny

    Male1781–1844Male

    Sarah Vineyard

    Female1791–1870Female

siblings

(11)

    Betsey C. Denny

    Female1807–1902Female

    Female1809–1852Female

    Rev. George W. Denny

    Male1811–1883Male

    Robert Andrew Denny

    Male1813–1884Male

    Male1815–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

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.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 10

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1846

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: from a pet form of Dennis .2 English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire, most probably named with Old English Dene ‘Dane’ + ēg ‘island’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Denny in Stirlingshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Webb in household of Isalide Webb, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amanda Webb in household of Josiah W Webb, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Webb in household of Isaac Webb, "United States Census, 1870"

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