Nancy Jane Tolbert

28 January 1837–9 May 1916 (Age 79)
Abbeville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Tolbert was born on 28 January 1837, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Tolbert, was 36 and her mother, Rebecca Major, was 33. She married James Willis Buchanan about 1850, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States in 1850. She died on 9 May 1916, in Greenwood, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

James Willis Buchanan
1830–1859
Nancy Jane Tolbert
1837–1916
Marriage: about 1850
Buchanan
1855–
Catherine Elizabeth Buckhanan
1856–1922
Martha Buchanan
1856–
Mary Buchanan
1859–

Spouse and Children

    James Willis Buchanan

    Male1830–1859Male

    Female1837–1916Female

MARRIAGE
about 1850
Abbeville, South Carolina, United States
children

(4)

    Buchanan

    Male1855–Male

    Catherine Elizabeth Buckhanan

    Female1856–1922Female

    Martha Buchanan

    Female1856–Female

    Mary Buchanan

    Female1859–Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Tolbert

    Male1801–1853Male

    Rebecca Major

    Female1804–Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 23

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
1863

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): from a Continental Germanic personal name composed of a first element of uncertain meaning + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy J Talbert in household of James Talbert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy J Talbert in the 1850 United States Federal Census
  • Nancy Jane Tolbert in the South Carolina Marriage Index, 1641-1965

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