Nancy J Chunn

1854–1910 (Age 55)
Election Precinct 8 Bells Landing, Monroe, Alabama, United States

The Life of Nancy J

When Nancy J Chunn was born in 1854, in Election Precinct 8 Bells Landing, Monroe, Alabama, United States, her father, William Robert Chunn, was 42 and her mother, Sophia Wiggins, was 33. She married Oliver Taylor Rachels on 5 January 1879, in Monroe, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Monroe, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Grove Hill, Clarke, Alabama, United States in 1900. She died from 1909 to 1910, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Taylor Rachels
Nancy J Chunn
Marriage: 5 January 1879
James Thomas Rachel
Benjamin Franklin Rachels

Spouse and Children

    Oliver Taylor Rachels



5 January 1879
Monroe, Alabama, United States


Parents and Siblings



    William Rayford Chunn


    Mary Chunn


    John Leonard Chunn


    Thomas Chunn



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World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 7

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.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 16

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Tschann, from a short form of Johannes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy J Rachell in household of Jno Clarke, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancy J Rachels in household of Oliver T Rachels, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy Chunn in household of William Chunn, "United States Census, 1860"

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