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
Nancy Haws
Marriage: 7 June 1840
Mary Jane Wall
Eliza Helen Wall
Nancy Isabelle Wall
William Madison Wall Jr
Isaac Oliver Wall
Josephine Augusta Wall
Amasa Lyman Wall
Juliet Wall
Bathsheba Lavinia Wall
George Albert Wall

Spouse and Children

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


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    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."
    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.

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    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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