Nancy Trefethen

1790–1818 (Age 28)
Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Trefethen was born about 1790, her father, William Trefethen, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Tucker, was 37. She married Samuel Ayer on 28 March 1819, in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died after 1818, at the age of 29.

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Nancy Trefethen
Samuel Ayer
Osgood Ayer

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  • Osgood Ayer


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World Events (7)


Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 1

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 10

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Cornish Trevethan .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Ayer in entry for Osgood Ayer, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Nancy Trefethen, "New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"
  • Nancy Trefethen, "New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920"

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