Nancy Jane Perkins

12 September 1873–6 July 1903 (Age 29)
Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Perkins was born on 12 September 1873, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Wiley Perkins, was 41 and her mother, Mary Polly Harp, was 34. She married John Grant Smith in 1897. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 6 July 1903, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Yaden, Whitley, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Grant Smith
Nancy Jane Perkins
Marriage: 1897
Elijah Smith
Albert E Smith
Minnie Smith
Ota Smith

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 2
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 9
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Perkin , also found throughout mid and south Wales.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Nancy Smith in household of John G Smith, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Nancy Perkins in entry for Elijah Smith and Fay Hebberly, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
    • Nancy Perkins in entry for John G. Smith, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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