Nancy Elizabeth Medders

Female19 August 1888–6 August 1950

Brief Life History of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Medders was born on 19 August 1888, in Baxley, Appling, Georgia, United States, her father, John Smith Medders, was 52 and her mother, Mary Ann Altman, was 42. She married George Lester Herndon on 17 February 1907, in Appling, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in District 457, Appling, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 6 August 1950, in Appling, Georgia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Appling, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Lester Herndon
Nancy Elizabeth Medders
Marriage: 17 February 1907
Naomi B Herndon
Thelma Lorene Herndon
Opal Herndon
Jessie Elizabeth Herndon
Mary Eulee Herndon
Ethel Estelle Herndon
Colquit Edward Herndon

Sources (8)

  • Elizabeth Herndon in household of Lester Herndon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lizzie Medders, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Lizzie Herndon in household of George L Herndon, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1907Appling, Georgia, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 2

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

    Age 5

    The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 18

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English: possibly a variant of Meadows (see Meadow ), reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

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