Nancy Cummings

about 1799–
Stokesdale, Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy

When Nancy Cummings was born about 1799, in Stokesdale, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Cummins, was 41 and her mother, Sylvia Jean, was 32. She married William Self on 9 October 1828, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

William Self
Nancy Cummings
Marriage: 9 October 1828
John Self
Mary King Self
Elizabeth Self
Sarah Self

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1828Guilford, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
    Age 0
    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 1
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 31
    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

    Scottish and English (of Norman origin): variant of Cumming , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Nancy Self in household of Wm Self, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Nancy Cumming, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Nancy Self in entry for Polly Ann Pegram, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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