Nancy Elizabeth Smart

22 September 1841–6 February 1934 (Age 92)
Bradley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Smart was born on 22 September 1841, in Bradley, Tennessee, United States, her father, William C Smart, was 21 and her mother, Loucinda Graves, was 17. She married John Jefferson Weast about 1858, in Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bar X Township, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Mangum, Greer, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 6 February 1934, in Silverton, Briscoe, Texas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Silverton, Briscoe, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jefferson Weast
Nancy Elizabeth Smart
Marriage: about 1858
Isabella Weast
Thomas Dalafor Weast
Forrest Leonard Weast
George J. Weast
Sidney W. Weast
George Johnson Weast
Pernetta Jane Weast

Spouse and Children

about 1858
Oklahoma, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 5

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 25

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a brisk or active person, from Middle English smart ‘quick’, ‘prompt’ (Old English smeart ‘stinging’, ‘painful’, from smeortan ‘to sting’). This name is common and widespread throughout England, Wales, and Scotland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy E Weast in household of Isabelle Hudson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Weast in household of John J Weast, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nancy Weast in household of John Weast, "United States Census, 1900"

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