Nancy Lue Poindexter

Brief Life History of Nancy Lue

When Nancy Lue Poindexter was born on 20 June 1843, in Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee, United States, her father, John William Poindexter, was 53 and her mother, Nancy Cannon, was 48. She had at least 7 sons and 1 daughter with Presley E Johnson. She lived in Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 1, Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 17 June 1917, at the age of 73, and was buried in Little Crab, Fentress, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Presley E Johnson
1844–1921
Nancy Lue Poindexter
1843–1917
Oliver W Johnson
1867–
Charles Wesley Johnson
1869–1951
Wayne Jackson Johnson
1871–1956
Joseph Newton Johnson
1873–1936
Ulysses G Johnson
1875–
Wheeler Johnson
1879–
John L Johnson
1880–
Florance Belinda Johnson
1886–1962

Sources (12)

  • Nancy Poindexter in household of Frances Hale, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy A in entry for Presley E Johnson, "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933"
  • Nancy Poindexter in household of John Poindexter, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1846

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): Anglicized form of Channel Islands (Jersey) Poingdestre, a nickname from Old French poing destre ‘right fist’. This surname is very rare in Britain, while the original form Poingdestre is not found in France at all. Compare Pondexter .

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

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