Nancy Gothard

1842–1882 (Age 40)
Alabama, United States

The Life 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 3 daughters. She lived in Shelby, Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died about 1882, in Madison, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Brewer
1835–1903
Nancy Gothard
1842–1882
Marriage: 9 May 1858
J Washington Brewer
1859–1883
Albert Brewer
1862–
Mary Ann Brewer
1864–1932
Sallie Brewer
1865–1925
William Peter Hant Brewer
1870–1914
Marshall Brewer
1878–
Fannie Brewer
1880–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 May 1858
Shelby, Alabama, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    David Gothard

    Male1800–Male

    Parmiline Ann Mabry

    Female1803–1873Female

siblings

(9)

    Narcissa Gothard

    Female1824–Female

    Charity Ann Gothard

    Female1826–1903Female

    George M. Gothard

    Male1828–1910Male

    John Marshall Gothard

    Male1829–1905Male

    Melvin Gothard

    Male1829–1860Male

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

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.
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 19

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a keeper of goats, Middle English gotherde, from Old English gāt ‘goat’ + hierde ‘herdsman’, ‘keeper’.2 German: from a personal name composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ or god, got ‘god’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

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

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