Nancy Ann Earnest

Female11 March 1835–11 December 1914

Brief Life History of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Earnest was born on 11 March 1835, in Fayette, Alabama, United States, her father, Moses E. Earnest, was 25 and her mother, Mary Worthington, was 22. She married James Charles Baker in January 1856, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in New Lexington, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States in 1870 and Election Precinct 1 Dunns, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died on 11 December 1914, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sterling Cemetery, Gorgas, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Charles Baker
Nancy Ann Earnest
Marriage: January 1856
Marshall James Baker
Sarah Frances Baker
Susan A Baker
Martha J Baker
Richard Loyl Baker
Benjamin Francis Baker
Lucinda America Baker
Margaret Baker
Mary Lela Baker
Samuel Peabody Baker
Jesse E Baker
Verillaell M. Baker
Ira Lee Baker
Della Lonnie Baker

Sources (17)

  • Nancy A Baker in household of James C Baker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Ann Earnest - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Nancy Ann Earnest
  • Nancy Ann Baker, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    January 1856Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 11

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


    Age 28

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Ernst .

    English: variant of Ernest .

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

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