Nancy Adeline Morris

28 February 1830–4 July 1907 (Age 77)
Henry, Georgia, United States

The Life of Nancy Adeline

When Nancy Adeline Morris was born on 28 February 1830, in Henry, Georgia, United States, her father, Alonza Peeples Morris, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Kuglar, was 25. She married Pvt James N. Lovvorn on 11 November 1853, in Henry, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Randolph, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Election Precinct 4 Lamar, Randolph, Alabama, United States in 1900. She died on 4 July 1907, in Lamar, Randolph, Alabama, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Woodland, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pvt James N. Lovvorn
1831–1902
Nancy Adeline Morris
1830–1907
Marriage: 11 November 1853
William Jackson Lovvorn
1854–1935
Mary Ann Elizabeth Lovvorn
1856–1927
Mary Ann Lovvorn
1887–
Mintoria Evelyn Lovvorn
1858–1948
Amos Alonzo Lovvorn
1860–1934
Benjamin Franklin Lovvorn
1861–1932
James Monroe Lovvorn
1866–1938
Naomie Jane Lavvorn
1866–
John Samuel Lovvorn
1868–1910
America Queen Lovvorn
1871–1943
Columbus Green Lovvorn
1871–1947
Nancy Ella Victoria Lovvorn
1874–1953
Samuel Lovvorn
1875–
Roe Lovvorn
1877–
Mattie F Lovvorn
1883–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1853
Henry, Georgia, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 2

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1844

Age 14

Historical Boundaries - 1844: Randolph, Alabama, United States
1861

Age 31

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus ( see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy A Lovvorn in household of J W Lovvon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy A Lovoorn in household of J N Lovoorn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancy E Lovvorn in household of James N Lovvorn, "United States Census, 1880"

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