Nancy Pember

1859–Female
Glasgow Election Precinct, Scott, Illinois, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Pember was born in 1859, in Glasgow Election Precinct, Scott, Illinois, United States, her father, Julius Pember, was 36 and her mother, Nancy Peak, was 35. She lived in Scott, Illinois, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Julius Pember
1823–
Nancy Peak
1824–
Harriet E. Pember
1846–1897
Nelson Eugene Pember
1853–
Americus M. Pember
1848–1926
Elba Pember
1856–
Nancy Pember
1859–
Belle Pember
1860–1932

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 2

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.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Pamber, a habitational name from a place in Hampshire named Pamber, from Old English penn ‘fold’, ‘enclosure’ + beorg ‘hill’.

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

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  • Nancy Pember in household of Julius Pember, "United States Census, 1860"

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