Nancy Pansey Grubb

Brief Life History of Nancy Pansey

When Nancy Pansey Grubb was born in 1817, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, Henry Grubb, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Reed, was 20. She married Philip Walser Jr. on 2 April 1840, in Davidson, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died about 1859, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 43.

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Alexander Everhart
Nancy Pansey Grubb
Marriage: about 1844
Emanuel Everhart
Mary Ann Everhart
Henry Everhart

Sources (7)

  • Nancy Averhart in household of Alexander Averhart, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Pansey Grubbs, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Yansey Grubb, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (6)

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. 


Davidson County was formed in 1822 from Rowan County. On 22 Nov 1822, Joseph Spurgeon introduced a bill into the State Senate to create Davidson County. Eighteen days later, on 10 Dec 1822, an article ran in Salisbury's Western Carolinian announcing the act.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: unflattering nickname for a physically small person, from Middle English grub(be), grob(be), crubbe; ‘grub, insect larva’.

Probably an Americanized form of German Grube .

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

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