Nancy Gilliam

25 December 1832–30 January 1896 (Age 63)
Franklin, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Gilliam was born on 25 December 1832, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States, her father, Minyard Gilliam, was 31 and her mother, Martha Mattie Harris, was 26. She married John P Gibson on 25 September 1849, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Overton, Rusk, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 30 January 1896, in Rusk, Texas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Overton, Rusk, Texas, United States.

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John P Gibson
Nancy Gilliam
Marriage: 25 September 1849
Martha Gibson
Bennie Gibson
Isaac Gibson
William H. Gibson
John Calvin Gibson
Francis Emma Gibson
Lillie Ora Gibson
Eva M Gipson

Spouse and Children

25 September 1849
Franklin, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 3

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 30

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: variant of William , from a central French form in which W is replaced by G.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Gibson in household of John Gibson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Gipson in household of Jno P Gipson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy Gillums in entry for Jno C Gipson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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