Nancy Shelton

1805–1828 (Age 23)
Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nancy

Nancy Shelton was born in 1805, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. She married James Edward Walkup on 10 January 1819, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died in 1828, in her hometown, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

James Edward Walkup
1787–1850
Nancy Shelton
1805–1828
Marriage: 10 January 1819
Mary E Walkup
1819–
Sarah B Walkup
1820–
Nancy Jane Walkup
1823–1906
Margaret Walkup
1826–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 January 1819
Mercer, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    Mary E Walkup

    Female1819–Female

    Sarah B Walkup

    Female1820–Female

    Nancy Jane Walkup

    Female1823–1906Female

    Margaret Walkup

    Female1826–Female

World Events (6)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 7

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Nottinghamshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Nottinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, and Staffordshire, which are named from Old English scylf ‘shelf’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Shelton - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Nancy Shelton

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