Nancy Dale

13 April 1812–3 April 1865 (Age 53)
White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Dale was born on 13 April 1812, in White, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Dale, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Evans, was 20. She married James Jewell on 25 September 1831, in English, Crawford, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mitcheltree Township, Martin, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 3 April 1865, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States, at the age of 52.

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James Jewell
Nancy Dale
Marriage: 25 September 1831
Sarah Ann Jewell
Andrew Jackson Jewell
Andrea Jewell
John Martin Jewell
Jocyrus Josiah Jewell
Nancy J Jewell
Josh Jewell
James W Jewell
Joseph William Jewell
Augustus Jewell
Samuel E. Jewell

Spouse and Children

25 September 1831
English, Crawford, Indiana, United States


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Evans




    George W Dale


    Elizabeth Frances Dale


    James Dale



    Emily Dale


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Indiana is the 19th state.
1816 · Constitutional Convention Held

Age 4

A constitutional convention was held on June 10, 1816, at Corydon to discuss statehood. Thirty-four delegates, with Jonathan Jennings presiding, passed a resolution to proceed writing the state’s constitution. The constitution was completed on June 29, 1816, and became effective on the same day.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English dale ‘dale’, ‘valley’ (Old English dæl, reinforced in northern England by the cognate Old Norse dalr), a topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word, such as Dale in Cumbria and Yorkshire.2 Irish: possibly in some cases of English origin, but otherwise an Anglicized form of Gaelic Dall, a byname meaning ‘blind’.3 Norwegian: habitational name from a farm named from Old Norse dali, the dative case of dalr ‘valley’. It is a common name in Norway, especially western Norway, and is also found in Sweden.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Jewell in household of James Jewell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Jewell in household of James Jewell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Jewel, "United States Census, 1870"

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