Nancy Ann Wilson

17 December 1816–23 January 1877 (Age 60)
Chatburn, Lancashire, England

The Life Summary of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Wilson was born on 17 December 1816, in Chatburn, Lancashire, England, her father, James Wilson, was 21 and her mother, Elizabeth Tomlinson, was 25. She married John Mercer on 2 December 1844, in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 23 January 1877, in Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Mercer
1818–1860
Nancy Ann Wilson
1816–1877
Marriage: 2 December 1844
Margaret Mercer
1845–1846
Mariam Mercer
1847–1853
Elizabeth Echo Mercer
1848–1914
John Mercer
1850–1854
Mohonri Moriancumor Mercer
1852–1853
Nancy Mercer
1853–1933
Mary Mercer
1855–1943
Maacah Mercer
1857–1931
Margery Mercer
1860–1934

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1844Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1823
    Age 7
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 20
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Willison
    Will
    Willson

    Story Highlight

    John Mercer

    Following biography copied from the Daughter of Utah Pioneers Museum biography collection; August 10th 2009. DUP PREVIEW PAGE PIONEER HISTORY TITLE PAGE NAME OF PIONEER: John Mercer BIRTH DATE AND PLA …

    Sources (28)

    • Nancy Wilson in entry for Nancy Smith, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Ann Wilson in household of James Wilson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Nancy Wilson in entry for Margery Mercer Mccarthy, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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