Joseph N Vance

16 December 1830–10 November 1888 (Age 57)
Logan, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph N

When Joseph N Vance was born on 16 December 1830, in Logan, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Abner Vance Jr, was 34 and his mother, Jane Perry, was 24. He married Sarah Elizabeth Burgess on 17 December 1857, in Logan, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 10 November 1888, in Logan, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Joseph N Vance
1830–1888
Sarah Elizabeth Burgess
1839–1883
Marriage: 17 December 1857
Margaret Elizabeth Vance
1857–1905
Martha Jane Vance
1861–1922
Mary Ann Demiras Vance
1862–1953
Sarah Elizabeth Vance
1864–1896
Susannah F. Vance
1866–1938
Charles L Vance
1869–
William Harold Vance
1871–1964
Ida Estella Vance
1873–
Mahala C. Vance
1875–1876
James J Vance
1877–1880
Larkin Bilton Vance
1879–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 December 1857
Logan, West Virginia, United States
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 2

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 14

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

English and Irish: topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh, Old English fenn. Compare Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Vance, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Vance, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Vance in household of Adam Vance, "United States Census, 1850"

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