Nancy Ellen Artrip

Wayne, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nancy Ellen

When Nancy Ellen Artrip was born in 1859, in Wayne, Virginia, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Artrip, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth "Betty" Hardy, was 32. She married Ira Stansberry on 21 June 1879, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870.

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Nancy Ellen Artrip
Ira Stansberry
Marriage: 21 June 1879
Hettie Stansberry
Minerva Stansbury
Mary Elizabeth Stansberry

Spouse & Children

21 June 1879
Lawrence, Kentucky, United States


  • Female1876–1964Female

  • Minerva Stansbury


  • Mary Elizabeth Stansberry


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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 4

"West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

Probably Danish or southern Swedish in origin, a respelling of a habitational name formed with -rup ‘village’, ‘hamlet’ (Old Norse þorp) as the second element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy E Artrip in household of Nelvill Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy E Artrip in household of Jackson Artrip, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nannie Artrip in entry for Raymond Chester Perry and Mary Elizabeth Stansbury, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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