Nancy McDowell

10 June 1776–10 August 1870 (Age 94)
Washington, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy McDowell was born on 10 June 1776, in Washington, North Carolina, United States, her father, Ephraim Mc Dowell, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Burns, was 36. She married George Daugherty on 1 April 1799, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Bloomington Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 10 August 1870, in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Covenanter Cemetery, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Daugherty
1773–1838
Nancy McDowell
1776–1870
Marriage: 1 April 1799
Margaret Daugherty
1795–1838
Benjamin Daugherty
1803–1860
Miss Daugherty
1807–
Joseph James Daugherty
1801–1855
Naomi Daugherty
1805–1872
George Dougherty
1806–
Jane Daugherty
1808–1889
Mary Jane Daugherty
1809–1894
Elizabeth Daugherty
1811–1902
Rebecca Daugherty
1815–1895
Nancy M Daugherty
1818–1872
Jane M. Daugherty
1818–1899
Permelia Daugherty
1820–1858

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 April 1799
Blount, Tennessee, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1743–1788Male

    Elizabeth Burns

    Female1740–1793Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1768–1831Male

    Ephraim McDowell

    Male1769–1771Male

    Benjamin Mc Dowell

    Male1770–1822Male

    Mathew McDowell

    Male1771–Male

    Female1776–1870Female

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 13

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1803

Age 27

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dubhghaill ‘son of Dubhghall’, a byname meaning ‘dark stranger’, used among the Gaels to distinguish the darker-haired Danes from fair-haired Norwegians. According to MacLysaght, this is the Irish form of the name of the Scottish clan McDougall , borne by a branch which went to Ireland from the Hebrides as mercenaries. However, Black shows that both forms were current in Scotland.

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

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Story Highlight

Daniel McDowell's Will, 1 Feb 1834

Bourbon, Kentucky Will Book K, pg. 216-217 In the name of God. Amen. I Daniel McDowell of the County of Bourbon and State of Kentucky being advanced in years and de bilitating in body, but of sound …

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Docherty in household of Mathew Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Daughtery in household of Albert Parks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Daugherty in household of William M C Stephenson, "United States Census, 1850"

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