Nancy Kelley

1788–1870 (Age 82)
Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Kelley was born in 1788, in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, her father, William Kelley, was 30 and her mother, Rebecca Jennings, was 32. She married Henry Lawless about 1806, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1870, in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Lawless
Nancy Kelley
Marriage: about 1806
Michael Lawless
James Lawless
William M Lollis or Lawless
Asariah Lawless
Harriett Lollis or Lawless
Prissila Lawless
Susan Lawless
Private Edmond W Lawless
Eliza Lawless

Spouse and Children

about 1806
South Carolina, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Rebecca Jennings




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 0

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.

Age 24

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and English: variant spelling of Kelly .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Nancy Lawless in household of Archabald Nickols, "United States Census, 1850"

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