Elizabeth Jane Vance

30 January 1825–18 August 1892 (Age 67)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Vance was born on 30 January 1825, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John Vance, was 38 and her mother, Margaret, was 36. She married Samuel Norris on 10 April 1851, in Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Sugar Creek Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Fairbanks Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 18 August 1892, in Fairbanks, Fairbanks Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Fairbanks Cemetery, Fairbanks, Fairbanks Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Norris
1818–1886
Elizabeth Jane Vance
1825–1892
Marriage: 10 April 1851
Sarah Ellen NORRIS
1852–1923
John W. NORRIS
1853–
Mary Margaret Norris
1854–1924
Alice Norris
1857–1879
Kansas Norris
1860–1881
Canso Norris
1860–
Abraham Lincoln Norris
1861–1932
Estella Norris
1863–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 April 1851
Shelby, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Sarah Ellen NORRIS

    Female1852–1923Female

    John W. NORRIS

    Male1853–Male

    Mary Margaret Norris

    Female1854–1924Female

    Alice Norris

    Female1857–1879Female

    Kansas Norris

    Female1860–1881Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Vance

    Male1787–1850Male

    Margaret

    Female1789–1852Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1825–1892Female

    Robert H. Vance

    Male1825–Male

    William Vance

    Male1829–Male

    Sarah Vance

    Female1831–Female

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 10

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.
1846

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

English and Irish: topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh, Old English fenn. Compare Fann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Vance in household of Margret Vance, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Narris in household of Samuel Narris, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth J Norris in household of Samuel Norris, "United States Census, 1860"

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