Nancy Jane Bellows

20 November 1840–6 December 1914 (Age 74)
Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Bellows was born on 20 November 1840, in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States, her father, James Bellows, was 44 and her mother, Judith Abigail Hopper, was 33. She married William Mark Darling Sr on 6 March 1858, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Snyderville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 6 December 1914, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Mark Darling Sr
Nancy Jane Bellows
Marriage: 6 March 1858
William Mark Darling Jr
James J. Darling
John Joseph Darling
Anna Judath Darling
Benjamin Charles Darling
Rachel Jane Darling
Constant Louis Darling
Christina E Darling

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 21
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    Name Meaning

    English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of bellows, a plural variant of Bellow 1.Americanized form of French Béland (see Beland ), with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.In some cases also an Americanized form of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Belous .

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

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    Story Highlight


    Nancy Jane Bellows was born on 20 November 1840 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois to James and Judith Abigail Hopper Bellows Sr. She was the seventh of eight children,five girls and three boys, all b …

    Sources (16)

    • Nancy Darling in household of Wm H Darling, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Nancy Jane Darling, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Jane Darling in household of William Darling, "United States Census, 1870"

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