Nancy Hutton

Female29 August 1852–10 May 1881

Brief Life History of Nancy

Nancy Hutton was born on 29 August 1852, in Indiana, United States. She married Samuel Lighthiser Thompson on 7 April 1869. She died on 10 May 1881, at the age of 28.

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Samuel Lighthiser Thompson
1846–1883
Nancy Hutton
1852–1881
Marriage: 7 April 1869

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Hutton - Government record: Census record: birth: 29 August 1852; Indiana, United States

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1869
  • World Events (3)

    1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

    Age 4

    The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

    1863

    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 11

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Fife) and English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from one or other of the many places called Hutton, most of which derive from Old English hōh ‘heel, spur of land’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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