Nancy Davis

North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Davis was born in 1817, in North Carolina, United States, her father, William Creed Davis, was 15 and her mother, Susannah Davis, was 32. She married Thomas Triplett Jr. on 22 August 1839, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Monroe, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and District 13, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Triplett Jr.
Nancy Davis
Marriage: 22 August 1839
Louisa Jane Triplet
James M. Triplett
Nancy Triplett
Eliza Triplett

Spouse and Children

22 August 1839
Monroe, Tennessee, United States


    Louisa Jane Triplet



    Nancy Triplett


    Eliza Triplett


Parents and Siblings




    Martha A Davis


World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 13

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 36

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Daily in household of Dan Daily, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Daily in household of Dannel Daily, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Triplet in household of Susanah Davis, "United States Census, 1850"

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