Nancy A McKinney

21 August 1815–10 June 1883 (Age 67)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy A

When Nancy A McKinney was born on 21 August 1815, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, John W. McKinney, was 39 and her mother, Nancy Horn, was 35. She married John Woodson Francis on 31 December 1835, in Roane, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Cherokee, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 10 June 1883, in Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Woodson Francis
Nancy A McKinney
Marriage: 31 December 1835
Miller Francis
Louisa Francis
Sarah A Francis
James Monroe Francis
Mary Susan Francis
Columbus Francis

Spouse and Children

31 December 1835
Roane, Tennessee, United States


    Miller Francis


    Louisa Francis




    Mary Susan Francis


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    James Isaac McKinney


    Ananias McKinney


    Jesse McKinney


    Leodicea Dicy McKinney


    Jessee McKinner


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha or Mac Cionaoith ‘son of Cionaodh’, a personal name which is probably composed of the elements cion ‘respect’, ‘affection’ + Aodh, a Gaelic personal name, originally the name of the Celtic god of fire. The personal name thus probably means ‘beloved of Aodh’.2 Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnigh ‘son of Coinneach’, an Old Irish personal name equivalent to Scottish Kenneth . Compare Kenny . Also the Scottish name as in 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Francis in household of J W Francis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy McKinney, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Nancy Mckinney, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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