Mary Jane Nanney

5 July 1860–1926 (Age 65)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Nanney was born on 5 July 1860, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry J Nanney, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth W Flemming, was 21. She married John Bogard Thweatt on 19 May 1880, in Henry, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 5, Marshall, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Marshall, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died in 1926, in Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

John Bogard Thweatt
Mary Jane Nanney
Marriage: 19 May 1880
Lela Christine Thweatt
Naomi Thweatt
Claude Thweatt
Flora May Thweatt
Effie Pearl Thweatt
Clyde Lee Threatt
Victoria Thweatt

Spouse and Children

19 May 1880
Henry, Tennessee, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth W Flemming




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: habitational name from a place called Nannau in Meirioneth.2 Possibly also a reduced and altered form of Irish McNaney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary J Threat in household of James Threat, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary J Threett in household of John B Threett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Thweatt in household of John B Thweatt, "United States Census, 1920"

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