Nancy Garrett

1829–Female
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy

Nancy Garrett was born in 1829, in Tennessee, United States as the daughter of Neely. She married Daniel F Gregory on 8 October 1834, in Washington, Missouri, United States.

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Daniel F Gregory
1818–1880
Nancy Garrett
1829–
Marriage: 8 October 1834

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 October 1834
Washington, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Neely

    MaleMale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 6

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 33

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: from either of two Germanic personal names introduced to Britain by the Normans: Gerard, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; and Gerald, composed of the elements gār, gēr ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Nancy Garrett in entry for Daniel F. Grigory, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

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