Nancy Ann McPherson

about 1796–1823 (Age 27)
Pendleton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nancy Ann

Nancy Ann McPherson was born about 1796, in Pendleton, Kentucky, United States. She married William Laban Ellis on 25 June 1817, in Pendleton, Kentucky, United States. She died in 1823, at the age of 27.

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William Laban Ellis
Nancy Ann McPherson
Marriage: 25 June 1817

Spouse and Children

25 June 1817
Pendleton, Kentucky, United States

World Events (3)

1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 0

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain ‘son of the parson’ ( see Parsons ). This is the surname of various ecclesiastical families in Aberdeenshire and Argyll; it is also established in northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy McPhierson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Nancy McPhierson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Kentucky, Compiled Marriages, 1802-1850

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