Nancy Anna Sherrick

Brief Life History of Nancy Anna

When Nancy Anna Sherrick was born on 18 January 1794, in Alverton, East Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Sherrick, was 27 and her mother, Nancy Ann Nissley Stauffer, was 18. She married Martin Kendig about 1812, in Hempfield, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Westmoreland City, North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Circleville, North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 15 April 1884, at the age of 90, and was buried in Irwin, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Kendig
1781–1856
Nancy Anna Sherrick
1794–1884
Marriage: about 1812
Abigail Kendig
1818–1833
Henry S Kendig
1818–1876
Anna Kendig
1822–1834
Martin Sherrick Kendig
1828–1907
Emanuel Kendig
1829–1835
John Kendig
1832–1833
Amelia Kendig
1835–1917
Dr. Elias V. Kendig
1838–1923

Sources (6)

  • Nancy Kindick, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Anna Sherrick Kendig, "Find a Grave Index"
  • Anna Sherreck in entry for Elias V Rendig, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sharrock .

Variant of Sherk , a surname of Swiss German origin. Compare Sherick .

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

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