Nancy Jane Wilkerson

28 November 1855–29 December 1923 (Age 68)
Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Wilkerson was born on 28 November 1855, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States, her father, Miledge Crawford Wilkerson, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Arminda Webster, was 35. She married James Sterlin Elder on 23 December 1879, in Tallapoosa City, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 12 Reeltown, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Reeltown, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States in 1920. She died on 29 December 1923, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Reeltown Cemetery, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Sterlin Elder
1851–1915
Nancy Jane Wilkerson
1855–1923
Marriage: 23 December 1879
Walter Clifford Elder
1881–1945
Cassie L Elder
1883–1899
Carrie Colmia Elder
1885–1948
Bessie C Elder
1887–1930
Sterling Curtis Elder
1891–1957
Howard Milledge Carlton Elder
1896–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1879
Tallapoosa City, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 6

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 8

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

Age 20

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

English: patronymic from Wilkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy J Elder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nancy J Elder in household of James S Elder, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancie J Elder in household of James B Elder, "United States Census, 1910"

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