Nancey Ledbetter

about 1791–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancey

Nancey Ledbetter was born about 1791, in North Carolina, United States. She married James Murphey on 15 August 1812, in Burke, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She died in McDowell, North Carolina, United States, and was buried in Bradley-Ledbetter Cemetery, Montford Cove Township, McDowell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Murphey
1787–1860
Nancey Ledbetter
1791–
Marriage: 15 August 1812
William Albert Bertus Murphy
1812–1869
Elizabeth Murphy
1825–
Emily Murphy
Elizabeth Murphy
1815–1880
Mary Murphey
1820–1890
Sarah Emmeline Murphy
1823–1910
Rebecca Elizabeth Murphy
1826–1897

Spouse and Children

    James Murphey

    Male1787–1860Male

    Female1791–Female

MARRIAGE
15 August 1812
Burke, North Carolina, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 1

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 34

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in lead, Middle English ledbetere, from Old English lēad ‘lead’ + the agent noun from bēatan ‘to beat’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Ledbetter, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Nancey Ledbetter Murphy, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nancey Ledbetter, "North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868"

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