Nancy Jane Mansfield

about 1839–
Hartford, Ohio, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nancy Jane

When Nancy Jane Mansfield was born about 1839, in Hartford, Ohio, Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry Mansfield, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Strother, was 22. She married James Jackson Haws on 3 December 1855, in Ohio, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Rockport, Ohio, Kentucky, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

James Jackson Haws
1836–1880
Nancy Jane Mansfield
1839–
Marriage: 3 December 1855
Francis Josephine Haws
1856–1919
Nancy E. Hawes
1860–
James Hawes
1867–
Samuel Henry Hawes
1864–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 December 1855
Ohio, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    Francis Josephine Haws

    Female1856–1919Female

    Nancy E. Hawes

    Female1860–Female

    Samuel Henry Hawes

    Male1864–Male

    Male1867–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Mansfield

    Male1813–1880Male

    Nancy Strother

    Female1817–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 11

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

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

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire. The early forms, from Domesday Book to the early 13th century, show the first element uniformly as Mam-, and it is therefore likely that this was a British hill-name meaning ‘breast’ ( compare Manchester ), with the later addition of Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ ( see Field ) as the second element. The surname is now widespread throughout Midland and southern England and is also common in Ireland.2 Irish: when not an importation of 1, this is an altered form of the Norman name Manville ( see Mandeville ).3 Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Mansfeld, a habitational name for someone from a place so called in Saxony.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Mansfield in household of Henry Mansfield, "United States Census, 1850"
  • N J Haws, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy J Harvs in household of Jackson J Harvs, "United States Census, 1870"

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