Nancy Kidder

20 September 1785–12 December 1812 (Age 27)
Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Kidder was born on 20 September 1785, in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Isaac Kidder, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Stickney, was 29. She married Benjamin Reed on 21 July 1812. She died on 12 December 1812, at the age of 27.

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Benjamin Reed
Nancy Kidder
Marriage: 21 July 1812

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21 July 1812

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World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 2

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 9

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

Name Meaning

English: possibly an occupational name from early modern English kidd(i)er ‘badger’, a licensed middleman who bought provisions from farmers and took them to market for resale at a profit, or alternatively a variant of Kidman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Kidder, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hancy Kidder, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Nancy Kidder, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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