Nancy Cornelia Huggin

February 1859–25 October 1937 (Age 78)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy Cornelia

When Nancy Cornelia Huggin was born in February 1859, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, Charles Cotesworth Huggin, was 46 and her mother, Nancy Poindexter, was 25. She married Benjamin Franklin Shockley from 1877 to 1879, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States for about 50 years. She died on 25 October 1937, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Shockley
Nancy Cornelia Huggin
Marriage: from 1877 to 1879
Arthur Roland Shockley
Leslie Shockley
Hugh Thomas Shockley
Florence Isabell "Bell" Shockley
Benjamin Franklin Shockley Jr
John Leslie Shockley
Charles Watson Shockley
Edna Cornelia Shockley

Spouse and Children

from 1877 to 1879
South Carolina, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Cotesworth Huggin


    Nancy Poindexter




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Dugan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy C Huggin in household of C C Huggin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy C Shockley in household of Benj F Shockley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cornelia Shockley, "United States Census, 1920"

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