Nancy Gothard

1842–about 1882 (Age 40)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy

When Nancy Gothard was born in 1842, in Alabama, United States, her father, David Gothard, was 42 and her mother, Parmiline Ann Mabry, was 39. She married Alexander Brewer on 9 May 1858, in Shelby, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Shelby, Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Beat 1, Oktibbeha, Mississippi, United States in 1870. She died about 1882, in Madison, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Brewer
Nancy Gothard
1842–about 1882
Marriage: 9 May 1858
J Washington Brewer
Emma Brewer
Albert Brewer
Mary Ann Brewer
Sallie Brewer
William Peter Hant Brewer
Marshall Brewer
Fannie Brewer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1858Shelby, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
    Age 7
    The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
    Age 19
    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Goddard .English: occupational name for a keeper of goats, from Middle English gotherde (Old English gāt ‘goat’ + hierde) ‘herdsman, keeper’.English: variant of Goater, with excrescent -d, either a topographic name for someone who lived by a stream or ditch, from Middle English gote ‘watercourse’ + the agent suffix -(e)r, or an occupational name either from Middle English gotherde ‘goatherd’ or from Middle English goter ‘goatherd’, an agent derivative of Middle English got(e) ‘goat’ (Old English gāt).

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Nancy Brewer in household of Alex Brewer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Nancy Gothard, "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957"
    • Nancy Gothard in household of David Gothard, "United States Census, 1850"

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