Nancy Fechem

1774–16 August 1839 (Age 65)
Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Nancy

Nancy Fechem was born in 1774, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States as the daughter of George Fechem and Anna Wilson. She married Captain Enoch Stockwell on 14 December 1797, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 16 August 1839, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Millbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Enoch Stockwell
1771–1836
Nancy Fechem
1774–1839
Marriage: 14 December 1797
Leonard Mellen Stockwell
1798–1881
Harriet White Stockwell
1817–1899
George F. Stockwell
1800–1854
Nancy F. Stockwell
1802–1860
Lewis Stockwell
1805–1882
Abigail Russel Stockwell
1808–1871
Mary H. Stockwell
1810–1896
Darius Russel Stockwell
1813–1902
Cyrus Bond Stockwell
1816–1893

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 December 1797
Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(9)

    Male1798–1881Male

    George F. Stockwell

    Male1800–1854Male

    Nancy F. Stockwell

    Female1802–1860Female

    Lewis Stockwell

    Male1805–1882Male

    Abigail Russel Stockwell

    Female1808–1871Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Fechem

    Male–1813Male

    Anna Wilson

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 2

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 20

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a surveyor of fish pens, from a noun derivative of Middle High German vach ‘compartment’, ‘division’, in fishing, an area of water penned off with logs.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Fochom in entry for Mary H. Stockwell Leland, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Nancy Techum in entry for Cyrus B. Stockwell, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Mary in entry for Darius R. Stockwell, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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