Nancy Adaline Dees

16 September 1846–23 February 1910 (Age 63)
Clay Township, Atchison, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Adaline

When Nancy Adaline Dees was born on 16 September 1846, in Clay Township, Atchison, Missouri, United States, her father, William Cox Dees, was 24 and her mother, Martha Clifford, was 31. She married Charles Wright on 8 November 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 23 February 1910, in Marsh Center, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wright
Nancy Adaline Dees
Marriage: 8 November 1862
Charles William Wright
Marion Wright
Theodore Wright
Willard Able Wright
Gerard Everet Wright
Martha Adeline Wright
George Eberhart Wright
Margaret Moselle Wright
Eulalie Wright
Walter Lee Wright
Etta Elfretta Wright

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 14
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northumberland): variant of Deas .Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Desiderius (see Desiderio ).German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäs, a variant of Matthäus (see Matthew ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    William James McGinnis, Sarah Nash, Martha Clifford, William Dees , Susannah McGinnis

    William James McGinnis / Sarah Nash / Martha Clifford / William Dees / Susannah McGinnis William was Born on June 24, 1818 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. The area of present-day Hopkinsville was initial …

    Sources (33)

    • Nancy A Dees in entry for Etta E Bailey, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary A Dees in household of Wm Dees, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Nancy Dees in entry for C W Wright and Mrs. Carrell Hoskin, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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