Nancy Rector

1815–1908 (Age 92)
Shallow Ford, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Rector was born on 7 October 1815, in Shallow Ford, Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, Peter Rector Jr, was 41 and her mother, Mary Kinnick, was 28. She married Jacob Little on 3 July 1836, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Pipe Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 30 May 1908, in Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Nancy Rector
Jacob Little
Marriage: 3 July 1836
Peter Little
John Little
Thomas Mark Little
Lewis Little
Mark Little
Robert M. Little

Spouse & Children

  • Female1815–1908Female

  • Jacob Little


3 July 1836
Wayne, Indiana, United States


  • Peter Little


  • John Little


  • Thomas Mark Little


  • Lewis Little


  • Male1848–1929Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Peter Rector Jr


  • Female1787–1872Female



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 26

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: status name for the director of an institution, in particular the head of a religious house or a college.2 Americanized form of German Richter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Little in household of Jacob Little, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Little in household of Jacob Little, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Little in household of Jacob Little, "United States Census, 1870"

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