Nancy Tabor

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Tabor was born in 1853, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, William Bartley Tabor, was 37 and her mother, Charity H Runyon, was 38.

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William Bartley Tabor
Charity H Runyon
Theodosia Irene Tabor
Seletha A. Tabor
James Carr Tabor
Elizabeth J Betsy Tabor
Nancy Elvira Tabor
Joseph Harvey Tabor
William Hardin Tabor
Rev Stephen Bartley Tabor
Nancy Tabor
Margaret (Mary) Virginia Tabor
Carr Tabor
George S. Tabor

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    World Events (3)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 


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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    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

    English (southern): nickname from Middle English tabor, tabour ‘tabor’, a type of small drum (Old French tabor, tabour, tabur). Compare Taborn .

    Czech and Jewish (from Bohemia) (Tábor): habitational name from the city of Tábor in southern Bohemia, founded in 1420 by Hussites as their fortification and named after the Mount Tabor near Nazareth in the Palestine, an important Biblical site. The city's name came to denote a Taborite, a member of the radical wing of the Hussite movement. Compare 3 below.

    Slovenian, Croatian, and Polish: topographic name from tabor, a word of Czech (ultimately Biblical; see 2 above) or Turkish origin (from tabor ‘military camp’, also ‘battalion’), today meaning ‘camp’ (in Polish ‘camp of nomads’), but in Slovenian originally denoting a fortification, built in the times of the Turkish plunderage (15th–16th century) around a church atop a hill.

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

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