Elizabeth Rector

1812–1899 (Age 87)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rector was born on 4 February 1812, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, Peter Rector Jr, was 38 and her mother, Mary Kinnick, was 25. She married David Nugen on 1 November 1831, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in New London Township, Henry, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Henry, Iowa, United States in 1895. She died on 21 March 1899, in New London, Henry, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Burge Cemetery, New London, Henry, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Rector
David Nugen
Marriage: 1 November 1831
Mary Jane Nugen
Franklin Nugen
Charles Nugen
John D. Nugen
Nancy Nugen
Elizabeth E. Nugen
Richard Nugen
Jarrett Nugen
David J Nugen
Columbus Nugen

Spouse & Children

1 November 1831
Wayne, Indiana, United States


  • Mary Jane Nugen


  • John D. Nugen


  • Nancy Nugen


  • Elizabeth E. Nugen


  • Richard Nugen


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Peter Rector Jr


  • Female1787–1872Female



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

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. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 18

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Elizabeth Nugen in household of David Nugen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Nugen in household of David Nugen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Nugen in household of David Nugen, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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