Nancy Overton

2 January 1792–30 March 1860 (Age 68)
Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Overton was born on 2 January 1792, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph Overton Sr, was 23 and her mother, Mary Adams, was 18. She married William Riley Dail Sr. about 1815, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 30 March 1860, in Andersonville, Anderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Clinton, Anderson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Riley Dail Sr.
1795–1877
Nancy Overton
1792–1860
Marriage: about 1815
John Barton Dail
1817–1865
James Isaac Dail
1818–1905
Edin/Edmon Dail/Dale
1820–1886
Col. William Riley Dail Jr
1822–1907
Elizabeth Betsy Dail
1824–1904
Joseph Overton Dail
1826–1903
Rufus Melvin Dail
1828–1914
Mary Adams Dail
1830–1867
Luke Lee Dail Sr.
1834–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1815
Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    John Barton Dail

    Male1817–1865Male

    James Isaac Dail

    Male1818–1905Male

    Edin/Edmon Dail/Dale

    Male1820–1886Male

    Male1822–1907Male

    Elizabeth Betsy Dail

    Female1824–1904Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 4

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1812

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. Most are named from Old English uferra ‘upper’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; others have Old English ōfer ‘riverbank’ or ofer ‘slope’ as the first element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Dale in household of William Dale, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Overton in entry for William Deale, "United States War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910"
  • Nancy Overton Dail, "Find A Grave Index"

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