Nancy Jane Nesmith

18 December 1870–about 1953 (Age 82)
Evening Shade, Sharp, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Nesmith was born on 18 December 1870, in Evening Shade, Sharp, Arkansas, United States, her father, Francis Marion Nesmith, was 38 and her mother, Nancy Jane Wilkes, was 27. She married Charles Granville Miller on 25 December 1887, in Sharp, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Johnson Township, Sharp, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Sullivan Township, Sharp, Arkansas, United States for about 30 years. She died about 1953, in Batesville, Independence, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sidney, Sharp, Arkansas, United States.

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Charles Granville Miller
Nancy Jane Nesmith
Marriage: 25 December 1887
Ora Lee Miller
Shelby Miller
Myrtle Annamae Miller
Virgie Pearl Miller
Clyde Stephen Miller
Claude Dewey Miller
George Washington Miller
Thomas Elmer Miller
Hazel Leona Miller
Vera Pauline Miller
Marcus Mc Kinley Miller
Lavon Miller

Spouse and Children

    Charles Granville Miller



25 December 1887
Sharp, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1878: Sharp, Arkansas, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: occupational name for a maker of knives or of nails, from Middle English knyf ‘knife’ or nayl ‘nail’ + smith ( see Smith ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • N J Miller in household of Marcus Miller, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nancy J Miller in household of Charlie G Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nancy J Miller in household of Charles G Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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