Mary Augusta Nance

Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Augusta

When Mary Augusta Nance was born in 1849, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Spottswood Alexander Nance, was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Nance, was 27. She married N. C. Richards in 1860. She lived in Trigg, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years.

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N. C. Richards
Mary Augusta Nance
Marriage: 1860

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World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 1

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Nantz .

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

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  • M A Nance in household of S A Nanci, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Nance in household of Spotswood A Nance, "United States Census, 1850"

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