Nancy Rector

1811–1870 (Age 59)
Grayson, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Rector was born in 1811, in Grayson, Virginia, United States, her father, Bennet Henry Rector Sr., was 29 and her mother, Nancy C Connely, was 29. She married William Tolliver Galyean on 26 February 1827, in Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Dobson Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States in 1860. She died in 1870, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

William Tolliver Galyean
1807–1850
Nancy Rector
1811–1870
Marriage: 26 February 1827
Byrum Galyean
1825–1880
Effie Galyean
1830–1895
Bennett Galyean
1832–1893
Alfred Galyean
1834–
Anderson Galyean
1834–1920
Rebecca Galyean
1836–1913
Mahala Galyean
1841–1914
James Galyean
1842–1864
Toliver Galyean
1843–1904
Jeremiah Galyean
1848–
Houston Galyean
1849–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 February 1827
Surry, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

    Byrum Galyean

    Male1825–1880Male

    Female1830–1895Female

    Bennett Galyean

    Male1832–1893Male

    Alfred Galyean

    Male1834–Male

    Male1834–1920Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(18)

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

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

Age 1

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: status name for the director of an institution, in particular the head of a religious house or a college.2 Americanized form of German Richter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Galyen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • B Nancy Gallian, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Galyean in entry for Huston Galyean and Tempey Snow, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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