Nancy Bowers

Female1 August 1806–18 July 1878

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Bowers was born on 1 August 1806, in Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, Abraham Bowers, was 19 and her mother, Elizabeth Bryant, was 19. She married Abraham Whetstone on 20 February 1825, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 18 July 1878, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Whetstone
Nancy Bowers
Marriage: 20 February 1825
Elizabeth May Whetstone
John Whetstone
about 1833–1880
Mary Jane Whetstone

Sources (6)

  • Nancy Powers or Bowers, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Nancy Bowers, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
  • Nancy Bowers, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1825Ross, Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1810 · Change of capital city

    Age 4

    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 19

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bower , with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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