Nancy A Grogan

about 1829–
Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nancy A

When Nancy A Grogan was born about 1829, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, her father, Presley Nevel Grogan, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Stephens or O'Dell, was 25. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870.

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Presley Nevel Grogan
Elizabeth Stephens or O'Dell
William Butler Grogan
Nancy A Grogan
Son Grogan
Martha P Grogan
Agrippa Grogan
Mary Jane Grogan
Abedon Grogan
Thomas Benjamin Grogan
Benjamin Grogan

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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

Irish:1. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Grúgáin ‘descendant of Grúgán’, a personal name from a diminutive of grúg ‘anger’, ‘fierceness’. 2. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gruagáin ‘descendant of Gruagán’, a personal name from a diminutive of gruag ‘hair’. The patronymic form Mac Gruagáin (Anglicized McGrogan ) is much rarer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy A Grogan in household of Elizabeth Grogan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Grogan in household of Priestly Grogan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy A Grogan - Published information: birth: about 1832; North Carolina, United States

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