Nancy Elizabeth Blakeley

12 December 1873–24 December 1953 (Age 80)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Blakeley was born on 12 December 1873, in Alabama, United States, her father, John W. Blakeley, was 29 and her mother, Cathrine H. Pruitt, was 29. She married William M Roberts on 24 December 1895, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Civil District 24, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. She died on 24 December 1953, in Elora, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William M Roberts
1853–1963
Nancy Elizabeth Blakeley
1873–1953
Marriage: 24 December 1895
Clearsia Roberts
1895–1982
William Arthur Roberts
1900–1970
Oscar Roberts
1900–1971
Virgie Roberts
1906–
Mary Roberts
1907–
Taft J. Roberts
1910–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1895
Franklin, Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

    Female1895–1982Female

    William Arthur Roberts

    Male1900–1970Male

    Oscar Roberts

    Male1900–1971Male

    Virgie Roberts

    Male1906–Male

    Mary Roberts

    Female1907–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John W. Blakeley

    Male1844–1884Male

    Cathrine H. Pruitt

    Female1844–1926Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 2

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 22

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Yorkshire and Lancashire): from any of several places so named in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Cumbria, and elsewhere ( see Blakely ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lizzie A Roberts in household of Will B Roberts, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lizzie Roberts in household of William Roberts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Blakely in household of John Blakely, "United States Census, 1880"

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