Agnes "Nancy" Kilgore

Brief Life History of Agnes "Nancy"

When Agnes "Nancy" Kilgore was born on 23 January 1827, in Wheeling Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, her father, Jessie Kilgore, was 39 and her mother, Martha Hill, was 32. She married John R Van Horn on 3 June 1848, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Delhi Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1870.

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John R Van Horn
1827–
Agnes "Nancy" Kilgore
1827–
Marriage: 3 June 1848
Martha Jane Van Horn
1850–1915

Sources (7)

  • Agnes Van Horn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Kilgore, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Agnes Kilgore in entry for Martha Jane Wilson, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.

1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

1863

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

Name Meaning

Irish (Tyrone and Derry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Gheáirr ‘son of the short lad’, from the adjective geárr ‘short’. In Scotland there has been some confusion with Kilgour .

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

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