Delilah Nave

Brief Life History of Delilah

When Delilah Nave was born about 1805, in Carter, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Nave, was 24 and her mother, Martha Williams, was 22. She married Levi Underwood on 18 December 1840, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died before 1850, in Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Levi Underwood
Delilah Nave
Marriage: 18 December 1840
Anna Underwood
Abigail Underwood

Sources (10)

  • Delilah Nave, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Delila Nave, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Delilah Nave, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a servant, from Middle English knave ‘lad, servant’, Old English cnafa.

German (also Näve): variant of Neff (see Neve ).

In some cases possibly Portuguese: topographic name from nave ‘plain’ (a variant of nava), or a habitational name from a place called with this word. Compare Nava .

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

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