Nancy B Merritt

1820–15 July 1896 (Age 76)
Pendleton, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy B

When Nancy B Merritt was born in 1820, in Pendleton, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Merritt Jr., was 20 and her mother, Lucinda Adams, was 18. She married Aaron N Palmer in 1837, in White, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Habersham, Habersham, Georgia, United States in 1850 and White, Georgia, United States in 1860. She died on 15 July 1896, in Cleveland, White, Georgia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cleveland Cemetery, Cleveland, White, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aaron N Palmer
1818–1858
Nancy B Merritt
1820–1896
Marriage: 1837
James A Palmer
1836–1862
Simeon Palmer
1837–1910
James P Palmer
1839–1862
Solomon P Palmer
1840–1923
Rhoda Caroline Palmer
1842–1923
William P Palmer
1845–1922
Jeptha Benjamin Palmer
1847–1907
Joseph Marion Palmour
1849–1933
Silas Cox Palmer
1851–1938
John Palmer
1853–1933
Lucinda Jane Palmer
1855–1895
Martha Palmer
1857–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1837
White, Georgia, United States
children

(12)

    James A Palmer

    Male1836–1862Male

    Simeon Palmer

    Male1837–1910Male

    James P Palmer

    Male1839–1862Male

    Solomon P Palmer

    Male1840–1923Male

    Rhoda Caroline Palmer

    Female1842–1923Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Merritt Jr.

    Male1800–1860Male

    Lucinda Adams

    Female1802–1880Female

siblings

(16)

    Female1819–1850Female

    Female1820–1896Female

    James Reeves

    Male1821–Male

    Jeptha Foster Merritt

    Male1822–1903Male

    Jepha F Merritt

    Male1822–1903Male

+11 More Children

World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 2

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1846

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Merriott in Somerset, named in Old English as ‘boundary gate’ or ‘mare gate’, from (ge)mǣre ‘boundary’ or miere ‘mare’ + geat ‘gate’. 2. variant (as a result of hypercorrection) of Marriott , or of Marryat , which is from a Middle English personal name, Meryet, Old English Mǣrgēat, composed of the element mǣr ‘boundary’ + the tribal name Gēat ( see Joslin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • N A Parmer in household of A L Parmer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy R Palmar, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Merritt in entry for Rhoda Caroline Carroll, "Georgia, Deaths, 1914-1927"

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