Nancy Menefee

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Menefee was born on 8 May 1758, in Orange, Orange, Virginia, United States, her father, William Menefee, was 38 and her mother, Mildred Johnston, was 18. She married Joseph Carter on 24 June 1778, in Henry, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 1 April 1840, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 81.

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Joseph Carter
Nancy Menefee
Marriage: 24 June 1778
Lydia Carter
Son Carter
Mary Carter
Amelia Ann Carter
George Carter
Sarah Carter
Richard Carter
Mary Carter
John P. Carter
Susanah Carter

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  • Nancy M'Naeff, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Nanny Manifee, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • Find a Grave

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Probably Irish, unexplained. Compare Menifee .

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

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