Nancy Haws

26 August 1823–18 May 1904 (Age 80)
Wayne, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy

When Nancy Haws was born on 26 August 1823, in Wayne, Illinois, United States, her father, William Neill Haws, was 34 and her mother, Isabella Womack, was 23. She married William Madison Wall on 7 June 1840, in Sangamon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 18 May 1904, in Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Madison Wall
1821–1869
Nancy Haws
1823–1904
Marriage: 7 June 1840
Mary Jane Wall
1841–1891
Eliza Helen Wall
1843–1882
Nancy Isabelle Wall
1845–1933
William Madison Wall Jr
1847–1926
Isaac Oliver Wall
1849–1932
Josephine Augusta Wall
1851–1917
Amasa Lyman Wall
1853–1854
Juliet Wall
1856–1915
Bathsheba Lavinia Wall
1858–1878
George Albert Wall
1860–1938

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1840Sangamon, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 9
    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
    1846
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an altered form of Haas .English (East Anglia): variant of Hawes .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Haas

    Story Highlight

    Nancy H. Wall Provo, Utah March 25, 1881

    I Nancy Haws, daughter of William Haws and Isabella Womack, was born August 25, 1823, in Wayne Co., Ill. Married on the 7th day of June 1840 to William Madison Wall. I was baptized in the ye …

    Sources (44)

    • Nancy Wall in household of Wm Wall, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Nancy Haws, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Nana Isobel Haus in entry for William Madson Wall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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