Nancy Jane Rawlins

5 February 1845–18 September 1928 (Age 83)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Rawlins was born on 5 February 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph Sharp Rawlins, was 21 and her mother, Mary Ellen Frost, was 18. She married Robert Marion Kerr on 1 January 1860, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Richmond Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 18 September 1928, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Marion Kerr
Nancy Jane Rawlins
Marriage: 1 January 1860
Marion Joseph Kerr
William Jasper Kerr
James Harvey Kerr
Mary Jane Kerr
Clara Jemima Kerr
Ella Annetta Kerr
Julia Etta Kerr
Nancy Olive Kerr
John Andrew Kerr
Bertha Kerr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1860Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated
    Age 1
    On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 22
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rawlings .

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

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    Story Highlight


    In reviewing the lives of those who came to Utah when it was yet a wild and undeveloped tract of land and, after spending a lifetime in the work of bringing it up to its present high state of perfecti …

    Sources (22)

    • Nancy J Kerr in household of Marion Kerr, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Nancey Rawlins Kerr, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Nancy J Kerr, "United States Census, 1900"

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