Nancy Layman

26 January 1810–13 May 1884 (Age 74)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Layman was born on 26 January 1810, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Rev Jacob Laymon, was 31 and her mother, Mary Taylor, was 34. She married Dennis Sanders on 6 December 1830, in Clinton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in New Market Township, Highland, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 May 1884, in New Market, Highland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Sanders
Nancy Layman
Marriage: 6 December 1830
Mary Ann Sanders
John Sanders
Timothy Sanders
Naomi Elizabeth Sanders
Jacob Sanders
Silas L Sanders

Spouse and Children

6 December 1830
Clinton, Ohio, United States


    Mary Ann Sanders


    John Sanders


    Timothy Sanders


    Naomi Elizabeth Sanders


    Jacob Sanders


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings




    Ann Laymon


    Elizabeth Laymon



    Laodicia Layman


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow, pasture, or patch of (fallow) arable land, Middle English leye.2 Americanized spelling of German Lehmann .3 German: variant of Lay 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Sanders in household of Dennis Sanders, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Sanders in household of Dennis Sanders, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Sanders in household of Dennis Sanders, "United States Census, 1850"

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