Nancy Doane

1841–21 April 1906 (Age 65)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Doane was born in 1841, in Vermont, United States, her father, Samuel Doane, was 25 and her mother, Harriet Dean, was 24. She married Samuel S. Butler Williams on 25 June 1866, in Newport, Orleans, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Troy, Orleans, Vermont, United States for about 10 years and Newport, Orleans, Vermont, United States for about 20 years. She died on 21 April 1906, in Vermont, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Samuel S. Butler Williams
Nancy Doane
Marriage: 25 June 1866
Annie B. Williams

Spouse and Children

    Samuel S. Butler Williams



25 June 1866
Newport, Orleans, Vermont, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Doane


    Harriet Dean






    George Wright Doane


World Events (7)


Age 5

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

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 23

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubháin ‘descendant of Dubhán’, meaning ‘the little black one’, a common name in the 16th century in southern Ireland, or Ó Damháin ‘descendant of Damhán’ meaning ‘fawn’, ‘little stag’, a rare Ulster name. See also Devine .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy J Lane in household of John Lane, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancy Lane in household of John Lane, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy Doane in household of Samuel Doane, "United States Census, 1870"

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