Nancy Angeline Barngrover

23 September 1850–4 August 1938 (Age 87)
Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States

The Life of Nancy Angeline

When Nancy Angeline Barngrover was born on 23 September 1850, in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States, her father, Andrew James Barngrover Sr., was 39 and her mother, Neomia Minerva Leeds, was 36. She married Thomas Franklin Mahan on 9 December 1869, in Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Cowlitz, Washington, United States in 1880 and Auburn Election Precinct 6, King, Washington, United States in 1900. She registered for military service in 1923. She died on 4 August 1938, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Grand Army Of The Republic Cemetery, Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Franklin Mahan
Nancy Angeline Barngrover
Marriage: 9 December 1869
Jessie Mahan
Minnie Olive Mahan
Myrtle Lee Mahan
Frederick J Mahan
Louis Andrew Mahan
Lou Frank Mahan
Harry Mahan
Maude Estella Mahan
Grace Jessie Mahan
Hazel M Mahan
Cecile Naomi Mahan

Spouse and Children

9 December 1869
Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States


    Jessie Mahan


    Minnie Olive Mahan


    Myrtle Lee Mahan


    Frederick J Mahan


    Louis Andrew Mahan


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 1

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 25

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Berngruber, a topographic name for someone who lived by or kept a bear pit, from Middle High German ber ‘bear’ + gruobe ‘pit’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

Sources (3)

  • Angeline Mahan in household of Arthur W Kinney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nancy A Barngrover in household of A Barngrover, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy A Mahon in household of Thomas F Mahon, "United States Census, 1900"

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