Nancy Hornsby

4 February 1799–25 November 1846 (Age 47)
Kershaw, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Hornsby was born on 4 February 1799, in Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, her father, John Henry Hornsby Sr., was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth Tidwell, was 44. She married Joseph Hardy Stroud on 5 February 1824, in Chester, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 25 November 1846, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Chester, South Carolina, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Hardy Stroud
1803–1876
Nancy Hornsby
1799–1846
Marriage: 5 February 1824
John Hornsby Stroud
1825–1881
Stroud
1827–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 February 1824
Chester, South Carolina, United States
children

(2)

    John Hornsby Stroud

    Male1825–1881Male

    Stroud

    Female1827–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Hornsby Sr.

    Male1753–1840Male

    Elizabeth Tidwell

    Female1755–1799Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

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.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

Age 13

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria, so called from the genitive case of the Old Norse byname Ormr ‘serpent’ ( see Orme 1) + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’. The form of the name seems to have been influenced by confusion with Hornby . The surname is widespread in northern England.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Hornsby Stroud, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Hornsby in the 1820 United States Federal Census
  • John & Elizabeth Hornsby  family in the 1810 United States Federal Census

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.