Nancy Gilliam

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Gilliam was born on 10 February 1790, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States, her father, John Pleasant Gilliam Jr., was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Bailey, was 23. She married John H. Thomas on 28 September 1811, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died before 1880, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, and was buried in Gillum Cemetery, Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John H. Thomas
1787–1835
Nancy Gilliam
1790–1880
Marriage: 28 September 1811
David Granville Thomas
1813–1860
James C Thomas
1815–1853

Sources (6)

  • Nancy Billane in entry for H Thomas, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • Nancy Gillum in entry for John H Thomas, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • Nancy Gillam in entry for ? H Thomas, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

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World Events (8)

1791

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

1792 · Becomes the 15th State

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

1818 · Jackson Purchase

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Gill(i)am, Gillem, Old French Guillaume, a Parisian form of Will(i)am (see William ).

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

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