Nancy Hill

7 April 1785–27 January 1829 (Age 43)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Hill was born on 7 April 1785, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Daniel Harvey Hill, was 28 and her mother, Martha Hickman, was 26. She married John Creasy on 10 February 1807, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Wayne, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 27 January 1829, at the age of 43.

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John Creasy
Nancy Hill
Marriage: 10 February 1807
Calvin Arrington Creasy
Mary Ann Creecy
Sarah Creecy
Luther L. Creecy
Joseph Creecy
Susannah Creecy
Robert Creasy
William F Creecy
Daughter Creecy

Spouse and Children

10 February 1807
Williamson, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 11

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Creesy in household of John Creesy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Hill, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Nancy Hill, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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