Nancy Clarke

Brief Life History of Nancy

Nancy Clarke was born in 1796, in Harrodstown, Kentucky, Virginia, United States. She married William Paddock on 20 June 1812, in Washington, Kentucky, United States.

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John Huffman
1792–
Nancy Clarke
1796–
Marriage: 16 August 1820
Elijah Huffman
1822–1888
Nancy J. Huffman
1823–1855
Sarah Huffman
1834–

Sources (13)

  • Mary Clarke, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Nancy Hoffman in entry for Harmon Hjoffman, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Mary Clarke, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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: variant of Clark .

History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. Nicholas Clarke was one of the founders of Hartford, CT (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker) in 1635.

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

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