Nancy Ann Spear

16 March 1838–
Berlin, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Spear was born on 16 March 1838, in Berlin, Washington, Vermont, United States, her father, Thomas Spear, was 31 and her mother, Polly Cummings, was 39. She married Stephen G Stewart on 10 March 1866. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Stephen G Stewart
1838–1895
Nancy Ann Spear
1838–
Marriage: 10 March 1866
Nettie J. Stewart
1870–1877

Spouse and Children

    Stephen G Stewart

    Male1838–1895Male

    Female1838–Female

MARRIAGE
10 March 1866
Berling, Washington, Vermont
children

(1)

    Nettie J. Stewart

    Female1870–1877Female

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Spear

    Male1806–1891Male

    Polly Cummings

    Female1798–1869Female

siblings

(5)

    Jacob Cummings Spear

    Male1830–1887Male

    Jason P Spear

    Male1832–1924Male

    Almira Betsey Spear

    Female1834–1921Female

    Ellen F Spear

    Female1836–1929Female

    Female1838–Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 26

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English spere ‘spear’, hence a nickname for a tall, thin person, or else for a skilled user of the hunting spear. In part it may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a maker of spears

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy A Stewart in household of Stephen G Stewart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy A Spear in household of Thomas Spear, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Stewart in entry for Nettie J Stewart, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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