Nancy Tarrant

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Tarrant was born in 1812, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Terry Tarrant Sr, was 40 and her mother, Mary Polly Patrick, was 24. She married James Otey Manning on 24 April 1833, in Warren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 2 Tracy, Barren, Kentucky, United States in 1860. She died on 29 May 1876, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States.

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James Otey Manning
Nancy Tarrant
Marriage: 24 April 1833
Warren T Manning
Sarah E Manning
Mary Elizabeth Manning
Cynthia Ann Manning
Rebecca A Manning
Zachariah Taylor Manning
Francis A Manning
Mariah Delia Manning
Harret F. Manning
Harriett F Manning
James Manning

Sources (13)

  • Nancy Manning in household of James Manning, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Find a Grave for Mary Elizabeth Cherry, birthd 12 Mar 1840, death 15 Nov 1898, spouse is Jown Wesley Cherry, and parents are James Otey and Nancy Manning
  • Nancy Larrance, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

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 (mainly Hampshire and Wiltshire): habitational name from any of the eight places in Dorset named from the River Tarrant. The river name is of British origin and probably means ‘the trespasser, the river liable to floods’; see Trent .

Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Toráin ‘descendant of Torán’, a personal name based on a diminutive of tor ‘lord, hero, or champion’. See Torrens .

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

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