Nancy Jane Shay

14 September 1848–24 March 1880 (Age 31)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Shay was born on 14 September 1848, in Ohio, United States, her father, Isaac Shay, was 25 and her mother, Mary Hawkins, was 26. She married Riley William Comer on 14 August 1864, in Union, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Adams Township, Coshocton, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Sullivan, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died on 24 March 1880, in Harrison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Riley William Comer
1825–1901
Nancy Jane Shay
1848–1880
Marriage: 14 August 1864
John Comer
1867–1937
Ada May Comer
1871–1939
Gilead W. Comer
1873–1955
Stella Comer
1878–1937
Orville Comer
1880–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 August 1864
Union, Iowa, United States
children

(5)

    John Comer

    Male1867–1937Male

    Female1871–1939Female

    Male1873–1955Male

    Stella Comer

    Female1878–1937Female

    Orville Comer

    Male1880–1880Male

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Shay

    Male1823–Male

    Mary Hawkins

    Female1822–Female

siblings

(10)

    James P Shay

    Male1844–1927Male

    Margaret Shay

    Female1846–1880Female

    Maloney Shay

    Female1847–1915Female

    Female1848–1880Female

    Artimetia Shay

    Female1851–1936Female

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1860

Age 12

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 12

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1865

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Shea .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy J Shay in household of Isaac Shay, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Shay in household of Isaac Shay, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Jane Shay, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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