Hugh Vance

about 1799–
Vermont, United States

The Life of Hugh

Hugh Vance was born about 1799, in Vermont, United States. He married Virginia Ellen Jane Capps about 1830, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. He died in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa, United States, and was buried in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa, United States.

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Hugh Vance
Virginia Ellen Jane Capps
Marriage: about 1830
Susan Ellen Vance
Dallas Forrest Vance
Jacob Dallis Vance
John Marion Vance
Sampson Anderson Vance
William Houston Vance
Ghanom Vance
David Preston Vance

Spouse and Children

about 1830
Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

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.

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 31

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh, Old English fenn. Compare Fann .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Hugh Vance, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David P Vance in the household of Hugh Vance, "United States Census, 1860"

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