Nancy Ann Earnest

11 March 1835–11 December 1914 (Age 79)
Fayette, Alabama, United States

The Life 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 Francis 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

Spouse and Children

January 1856
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Moses E. Earnest


    Mary Worthington




    Elizabeth Jane Earnest



    Harriett Samantha Earnest


    John Earnest


    William Calvin Earnest


+6 More Children

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.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 14

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 26

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Ernst .2 English: variant spelling of Ernest .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy A Baker in household of James C Baker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy A Baker in household of Jas C Baker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Baker in household of Samuel P Baker, "United States Census, 1910"

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