Nancy Lurany Ellis

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

The Life 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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William Thomas Oliver Overstreet Cooper
Nancy Lurany Ellis
Marriage: 1884
Margaret Elizabeth Cooper
James S A Cooper
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.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 3

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 14

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy L Ellis in household of Samuel C Ellis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nannie L Cooper in household of William T Cooper, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nannie L Cooper in household of William T Cooper, "United States Census, 1910"

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