WILLIAM NANNEY

about 1828–
Virginia, United States

The Life of WILLIAM

When WILLIAM NANNEY was born about 1828, in Virginia, United States, his father, Isaac Nanny, was 31 and his mother, Mrs. Isaac Nanney, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Nanny
1797–
Mrs. Isaac Nanney
1806–
WILLIAM NANNEY
1828–
William Nanney
1828–
MARY NANNEY
1831–
SUSAN NANNEY
1833–
ISAAC NANNEY
1835–
MARTHA NANNEY
1837–
NANCY NANNEY
1839–
Mary Nanney
1831–
Susan Nanney
1833–
Martha Nanney
1837–

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Nanny

    Male1797–Male

    Mrs. Isaac Nanney

    Female1806–Female

siblings

(10)

    Male1828–Male

    William Nanney

    Male1828–Male

    MARY NANNEY

    Female1831–Female

    Mary Nanney

    Female1831–Female

    SUSAN NANNEY

    Female1833–Female

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 16

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: habitational name from a place called Nannau in Meirioneth.2 Possibly also a reduced and altered form of Irish McNaney .

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

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