Nancy Jane Pierce

1842–1915 (Age 72)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Pierce was born on 7 August 1842, in Kentucky, United States, her father, William Pierce, was 30 and her mother, Jane Monroe Clark, was 28. She married George W Tatham on 26 June 1862, in Carroll, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Rea Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Eugene Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 17 February 1915, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 72.

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Nancy Jane Pierce
George W Tatham
Marriage: 26 June 1862
Mary F Tatham
Louis Tatham
William Isaac Tatham
George Clark Tatham
James Tatham
Luvina V. Tatham
Lola May Tatham

Spouse & Children

26 June 1862
Carroll, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 8

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 20

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Irish: from the personal name Piers, the usual Norman vernacular form of Peter . In Wales this represents a patronymic ap Piers. In Ireland it represents a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.2 Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy J Latham in household of George Latham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy J Tatham in household of George W Tatham, "Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933"
  • Nancy Jane Tatham in household of G W Tatham Sr., "United States Census, 1910"

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