Nancy Lurany Ellis

17 January 1867–18 June 1912 (Age 45)
Callaway, Bell, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Lurany

When Nancy Lurany Ellis was born on 17 January 1867, in Calloway, Kentucky, United States, her father, Samuel Crockett Stephen Ellis, was 23 and her mother, Zilla Elizabeth 'Bettie' Phillips, was 24. She married William Thomas Oliver Overstreet Cooper in 1884. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Hardeman, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 2, Floyd, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 18 June 1912, in Floyd, Texas, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Lockney Cemetery, Lockney, Floyd, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Oliver Overstreet Cooper
Nancy Lurany Ellis
Marriage: 1884
Margaret Elizabeth Cooper
James S A Cooper
about 1894–
Luther Andrew Cooper
Willie Azzie Lee Cooper
Laura Lucindy Cooper
Arleigh James Cooper
Archa Lewis Cooper
Lillie Mae Cooper
Fred Graham Cooper
W. Raeford Cooper

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1876: Floyd, Texas, United States
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 14
    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

    English: from the Middle English personal name Elis, an Old French vernacular form of Elias, the Latin and New Testament Greek form of Hebrew Eliyahu; see Elijah and compare Elias , Lias , Ely .English: possibly in some instances from the Middle English female personal name Elice, a pet form of Elizabeth .Welsh: from Elis, a shortened form of the Welsh personal name Elisse (earlier Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly, benevolent’). As usual in Welsh, the stress in Elisse is on the penultimate syllable -li-, which shifts to initial El- when the name is shortened to Elis. It later became confused with Ellis in 1 above.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Nancy L Ellis in household of Samuel C Ellis, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Nancy Ellis in entry for Margaret E Franklin, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Nannie L Cooper in household of William T Cooper, "United States Census, 1900"

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